Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Princess Hans is shot

Deecmber 23, 1919

Princess Hans von Ratibor, the wife of Prince von Ratibor, "while motoring today in Breslau, was shot in the arm by a would-be assailant," the New York Times reports in a dispatch from Berlin.
The alleged assailant escaped.
Princess Hans, 21, is the former Princess Marie Gabriele zu Windisch-Graetz. She married Prince Hans in January 1918.

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