Sunday, January 15, 2017

The Prince of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg celebrates 75 years

HSH Aloys-Konstantin Karl Eduard Joseph Johann Konrad Antonius Gerhard Georg Benediktus Pius Eusebius Maria, Fürst zu Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg Prince of Löwenstein-Werthheim-Rosenberg celebrated his 75th birthday on December 16, 2016.  He is the fifth child and only son of the late Karl, 8th Prince of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg and Carolina dei Conte Rignon.   In 1965, he married HRH Princess Anastasia of Prussia, elder daughter of Prince Hubertus of Prussia (third son of Crown Prince Wilhelm and Crown Princess Cecilie.)

The couple had four children: Hereditary Prince Carl Friedrich (1966-2010),  Prince Hubertus (1968), Princess Christina (1969)and Prince Dominik (1983).  They have nine grandchildren.

Carl Friedrich was killed during a car race.  His car crashed, and he could not be removed from the car in time.  He died from smoke inhalation.    His second child and elder son, Nicodemus, is the Hereditary Prince and heir to his grandfather's titles and estates.

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