Saturday, August 15, 2020

The wedding of Count Benedikt von Waldburg-Zeil and Countess Elisabeth von Rechberg.


@all photos Gabi Piesur 

Countess Maria Elisabeth Franziska Dorothee von Rechberg und Rothenlöwen and Count  Benedikt Vitus Franz Joseph Nikolaus Wunibald Maria von  Waldburg-Zeil were married today at  St. Martinus Church in Donzdorf, Germany. 

The bride wore a lace gown with a "breathtaking train embroidered with gold," according to Gabi Pisur, the photographer whose photos are featured here.

The adult bridal attendants were Caroline Lange-Piech, whose father Peter Gauweiler is a well-known German politician,  Thyra Mecklenburg-Solodkoff, (the daughter of Duchess Donata of Mecklenburg and Alexanser Solodkoff) , Countess Diane von Neipperg, Fabian Menker and Hubertus von Riedesel.

The groom's father, the recently ordained Count Vitus von Waldburg-Zeil did not officiate at the wedding.

The flower girls and page boys were  Countess Johanna, Count Stephan, Count Emanuel, and Countess Alexandra,(the children of Count Philipp and Countess Paula von Neipperg and Paula Wolff), and Paulina, Jacobus, and Nikolaus  Harmsen.

The guests included Hereditary Count Karl Eugen von Neipperg and his wife, Archduchess Andrea of Austria with two of their sons, Count Philipp and his wife Paula and Count Benedikt., Count and Countess Stephan von Neipperg,  and  Antonia and Carl von Pacher zu Theinberg.

Count Philipp and Countess Paula von Neipperg . The woman behind is Countess Marie Charlotte of Waldburg-Zeil

the Groom: Count Benedikt is the center of this photo  

Count Benedikt von Neipperg and his sister, Princess Katharina Lobkowicz

Thank you to Gabi Piesur for the use of her photos,  She is the copyright holder.

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