Monday, August 23, 2010

Kaiser's grandson and fiancee visit Doorn

August 23, 1940

Prince Karl Franz Joseph of Prussia,24, and his fiancee, Princess Henriette of Schonaich-Carolath, 22, "have spent several days" visiting former Kaiser Wilhelm II and his wife, Hermine, at Doorn.

Prince Karl Franz Joseph is the only child of the late Prince Joachim of Prussia, the youngest son of Wilhelm II. Princess Henriette is the second daughter of Kaiserin Hermine. The prince is serving in the Germany army, and was recently awarded the Iron Cross.

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