Saturday, April 18, 2020

HSH Prince Georg-Friedrich of Waldeck-Pyrmont (1936-2020)

HSH Prince Georg-Friedrich Nikolaus of Waldeck und Pyrmont, the second of five children of HSH Prince Georg Wilhelm Karl Viktor of Waldeck und Pyrmont  and Countess Ingeborg von Platen-Hallermund, died on April 16, 2020. He was 83 years old.   The late prince was born at Hannover on November 26, 1936.

Prince Georg Wilhelm was the third child of HSH Friedrich Adolf Hermann, Prince of Waldeck und Pyrmont and Princess Bathildis of Schaumburg-Lippe.

Prince Georg-Friedrich married HSH Princess Sixtina of Stolberg-Stolberg at Arolsen on August 30, 1961.  They had three children: HSH Princess Christine, who is married to H Ill H Coumt  Hermann zu Castell-Rüdenhausen; HSH Princess Marie Isabelle (who changed her surname to Waldeck in 1989) and HSH Prince Philipp-Heinrich.

The Prince is survived by his three children and four grandchildren and his four siblings, HSH Prince Josias, HSH Princess Rixa (Frau von Wartenberg), HSH Prince Volkwin and HSH Prince Christian-Peter of Waldeck und Pyrmont and their families.

Due to COVID-19, the funeral and burial will be private.

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