Monday, May 12, 2014

Funeral for Former Crown Princess

May 12, 1954

More than 250 people, including members of former noble families of Germany, today attended the funeral at Burg Hohenzollern for former Crown Princess Cecilie, reports the Associated Press.

Cecilie died on May 6 after a "long illness." She was 67 years old.   She was the widow of Crown Prince Wilhelm, eldest son of the late Kaiser Wilhelm II, who died in 1951.

1 comment:

phoebes in santa fe said...

I was in Potsdam about a month ago and toured the Ceciliahof. Interesting digs and very different from Sanssouci!