Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Three generations

Marlene A Eilers Koenig collection

In May 1909, Prince Friedrich of Schaumburg-Lippe married Princess Antoinette of Anhalt.  She was his second wife.  His first wife, Princess Louise of Denmark, died in 1906.

Here Princess Friedrich is seen holding her infant son, Prince Leopold Friedrich  Alexander Wilhelm Eduard (February 21, 1910-January 25, 2006.)  She gave birth to as second son, Wilhelm Friedrich Karl Adol Leopold Hilderich on August 24, 1912.  He died on March 4, 1938.  Both sons died unmarried.

Princess Antoinette (1885-1963) was the only  child of Prince Leopold of Anhalt and Princess Elisabeth of Hesse

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