Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Traveling down the Line Again

Emich and Eilika, the Prince and Princess of Leiningen (all photos: Marlene A. Eilers Koenig collection)

The Princess of Leiningen with Princess Melita (1951), Prince Karl-Emich (1952), and Prince Andreas(1955) (now the Prince of Leiningen), sitting on his mom's lap

The Prince and Princess of Leiningen with two of their children:  Prince Karl Emich and Princess Stephanie 

Hereditary Princess Margarita of Hohenzollern (1932-1996))  Margarita, a Princess of Leiningen married Friedrich Wilhelm Hereditary Prince of Hohenzollern (1924-2010) In 1951. he succeeded his father in 1965 as the Prince of Hohenzollern

the heir and the spare:  Friedrich  Wilhelm and Margarita with their first two sons: Prince Karl Friedrich (1952) and Prince Albrecht (1954). 

Margarita, Hereditary Princess of Hohenzollern 

Margarita, Hereditary Princess of Hohenzollern (1950s) 

Princess Mechtilde of Leiningen and her husband, Karl Anton Bauscher with their first son, Ulf-Karl who was born in February 1963

Christmas:  Princess Tatiana, Prince Christopher, Prince Wladimir, and Princess Lavinia of Yugoslavia. The two elder children are the children of Princess Christina of Hesse and Prince Andrej of Yugoslavia and the two younger children are  Prince Andrej's children by his second wife, Princess Kira of Leiningen.


The Leiningens are descendants of Queen Victoria and her two half-siblings, Carl, 3rd Prince of Leiningen, and Princess Feodora of Leiningen, who married Ernst, Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg.

Victoria - Alfred - Victoria Melita - Marie - Karl Emich

Carl - Ernst Leopold -Emich - Karl 

Feodora - Hermann -  Feodora - Karl 

In 1894,  Princess Feodora of Hohenlohe-Langenburg married her second cousin, Emich, 5th Prince of Leiningen.  Their second, but the eldest surviving son, Karl, 6th Prince of Leiningen married Grand Duchess Maria Kirillovna of Russia.  

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