Sunday, April 17, 2022

Princely engagement: zu Löwenstein-Wertheim-Freudenberg & Helene von Pezold


@ Cologne Intelligence

HSH Hereditary Prince Louis of  Löwenstein--Wertheim-Freudenberg is engaged to marry Helene von Pezold.   He proposed on April 17th.

Prince Louis is the youngest of three children of HSH Ludwig Udo Peter Alfred Prince of  Löwenstein-Wertheim-Freudenberg (1951) and his second wife H IllH Countess Elisabeth von Waldburg zu Wolfegg-und Waldsee (1962).  His full name is Louis Hubertus Alfred-Ernst Sebastian Carl Roman and he was born in Wertheim on June 30, 1994.   

[Genealogical sources use Ludwig as his first name, but he is known as Louis.]

Louis has two older sisters, Princess Sophie, who is married to Count Constantin Fugger von Babenhausen, and Princess Amelie.

Helene is the third of four daughters of Kilian von Pezold (1964) and H Ill H Countess Christina of Solms-Laubach (1962).  She was born in 1995.   She grew up in Niederfüllbach, near Coburg where her father is a lawyer.   He is the founder of von Pezold & Leyde, where he specializes in Construction and architecture law.

The future Hereditary Princess received a BS in Economics in 2018 and a Masters in Business Informatics in 2020 at the Freie Universität Berlin.  She is currently working as a Business Analyst with Cologne Intelligence

Countess Christina is a first cousin of HSH Gustav, Prince of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg, as her mother Princess Madeleine, and Gustav's late father, Prince Richard were siblings.

The couple has been dating for four years.


Shinjinee said...

I was wondering how Hekene von Pezold was related to Rudiger v Pezold, husband of Pss Elisabeth zu Schwarzenberg (dau and heiress of Fuerst Heinrich d 1965). Rudiger v Pezold is Kilian's paternal uncle and thus Helene's great-uncle, according to this source.

The Blessed Virgin said...

Shinjinee: a posting of the Pezold lineage together with the new engagement.