Sunday, January 6, 2019
Paula Dowager Princess of Fürstenberg (1926-2019)
HSH Paula, Dowager Princess of Fürstenberg died peacefully today surrounded by members of her family at her home, Salzmannhaus, in Donaueschingen. She was 92 years old.
Countess Paula Maria Eusebia Julia zu Königsegg-Aulendorf was born at Aulendorf on May 22, 1926. She was the third of five children of Maria Joseph Erwin Leo Franz Maximilian Karl Borromäus Aloys Johannes d. Ev. Georg Benedikt EusebiusAlfred, Count zu Königsegg-Aulendorf and Countess Lucia von Wilzek.
Her marriage to the HSH Hereditary Prince Joachim Egon Maximilian Friedrich Leo Joseph Maria Hubertus zu Fürstenberg (1923-2002) took place at Königseggwald on June 25, 1947. Prince Joachim Egon succeeded his uncle, Karl Egon as Prince zu Fürstenberg, in 1973.
The Dowager Princess is survived by five of her six children: Princess Marie Antoinette, Frau Bagusat; Heinrich, Prince of Fürstenberg, Prince Karl-Egon, Prince Johannes and Princess Anna Lucia, Frau Giraldo, and grandchildren, Franziskus, Katharina and Ferdinand Bagusut, Hereditary Prince Christian and Prince Antonius, Prince Vincenz, Prince Ludwig and Prince Johann-Christian zu Fürstenberg, Santiago, Simeon and Joaquin Giraldo and great-grandchildren including Prince Tassilo, Princess Maria Cecilia, Prince Tristan, Prince Carl and Prince Alexander zu Fürstenberg, Friedrich Stocks, and Antonius Bagusat.