August 27, 1958
Princess Dorothea of Hesse, a niece of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, is engaged to marry Prince Friedrich of Windisch-Graetz, according to a Reuters dispatch.
Earlier this year, Princess Dorothea, 24, worked in a London antique shop. She is the second of five children of the late Prince Christoph of Hesse, who was killed in an air crash during the second world war in 1943 and Princess Sophie of Greece and Denmark, the youngest of Prince Philip's four older sisters.
Prince Friedrich of Windisch-Graetz, who is 41 years old, is fourth and youngest child of Hugo, Prince of Windisch-Graetz and Princess Leontine of Fürstenberg.
No date for the wedding has been announced.