|All photos courtesy of HSH The Duchess of Croy|
She married HSH Hereditary Prince Rudolf Carl Rupprecht of Croy, eldest son of HSH Carl, 14th Duke of Croy (1914-2011) and HRH Princess Gabrielle of Bavaria. The civil wedding took place at Sünching on October 23, 1987. The religious wedding took place a day later at Schloss Sünching, her mother's family home.
The Duchess was active in numerous charities in Dülmen, as well as religious charities, including the Sovereign Order of Malta. She received a Ph.D from the University of Sorbonne in 2004. Her thesis was titled Les dissidents soviétiques en Allemagne.
The Duchess of Croy is survived by her husband and six children, Hereditary Prince Carl-Philipp-Emanuel, Princess Xenia--Maria-Alexandra, Prince Marc-Emanuel, Prince Heinrich-Carl-Rudolph, Prince Alexander and Princess Anastasia-Maria-Irina, and her three sisters, Marina Miloradovich, Dr. Tatiana Miloradovich and Larissa Dickinson.
The funeral will take place at St. Jakobus Kirche, near Dülmen, on October 3.
|Duchess of Croy at wedding of Archduke Imre of Austria and Kathleen Walker. Both photos @Marlene A Eilers Koenig|