Saturday, June 13, 2020

A noble engagement: Hohenberg-Waldstein-Wartenberg

@the family

HH Princess Johanna of Hohenberg and Count Vincenz of Waldstein, Herr of Wartenberg became engaged on March 28.

Johanna Marie Henriette Elisabetha Bona Sophie Antonia is the second of four childre of HH Nikolaus Maximilian Ludwig Antonius Franz Leo Heinrich Josef Maria, Duke of Hohenberg and his wife, Countess Marie Elisabeth of Westphalen zu Fürstenberg.  She was born at Meschede on June 13, 1993.

Count Vincenz Clemens Michael Carl Maria is the youngest of five children of Count Carl Eugen Clemens Josef Maria and Yvonne von Schweickhardt-Gemmingen.  He was born at Vienna on February 14, 1990.

@the family

The bride-to-be is a great-great-granddaughter of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and Sophie, the Duchess of Hohenberg.  The Archduke and his wife were assassinated at Sarajevo on June 28, 1914, an act that was a catalyst for the first world war. 

[Franz Ferdinand - Maximilian, Duke of Hohenberg - Georg, Duke of Hohenberg  - Nikolaus, Duke of Hohenberg - Johanna.]

Count Vincenz is  Project Manager | Business Development with  CAG Holding Gesellschaft mbH.  He earned a master's degree in finance and investment at Rotterdam School of Management and a BS in finance and accounting from the Vienna University of Economics.

Princess Johanna has a MA in History/ Business & Management from the University of Glasgow and her IB from the Marymount International School in London.  She is the Communications Officer at ADF International in Vienna.

The wedding will take place on October 2, 2021.

1 comment:

Marc23 said...

They are 4th cousins once removed. :)