Friday, August 6, 2010

Wilhelm's stepdaughter to marry his grandson

August 6, 1940

Former Kaiser Wilhelm II today announced the engagement of his grandson, Prince Karl Franz Joseph of Prussia with his stepdaughter, Princess Henriette of Schoenaich-Carolath. The betrothal took place recently "without festivities" at the Wilhelm's home at Doorn.
Prince Karl Franz Joseph is the only child of the late Prince Joachim, the Kaiser's sixth son, and Princess Marie Auguste of Anhalt. Princess Henriette is the youngest daughter of Wilhelm's second wife, Hermine.

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