Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Guests arriving at Bückeburg for Saxe-Weimar-Reuss wedding

April 29, 1903

The guests have begone to arrive in Schaumburg-Lippe for the wedding between the Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar and Princess Caroline of Reuss, who is the niece of the Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe. Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany, arrived here earlier today, according to the New York Times, and was accompanied by Field Marshall Count von Waldsee, Chancellor von Bülow and an "extraordinary numerous suite." Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands and her husband, Prince Hendrik, were among the guests to greet the Kaiser at the gates to Schloss Bückeburg.
The Grand Duke and Princess Caroline will be married tomorrow.

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