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The princess was 24 years old when she married. Duke Johann Albrecht, Regent for the Duchy of Brunswick, was 52 years old.
The marriage was childless. Duke Johann Albrecht died in 1920. Four years later, Elisabeth married her late husband's half-brother, Duke Adolf Friedrich, whose first wife, Princess Viktoria Feodora Reuss, died the day after giving birth to a daughter, Woizlawa Feodora in December 1918.
Princess Elisabeth was the daughter of Prince Botho of Stolberg-Rossla and Princess Hedwig of Ysenburg und Büdingen.