Friday, February 24, 2023

A countly engagement : Waldburg-Zeil-Matuschka



A new engagement to announce.  Countess Leonie von Waldburg zu Zeil-Hohenems is to marry Count Caspar von Matuschka.  The couple announced their engagement recently.

Countess Leonie Alexandrine Walburga Marie is the third of four daughters of Count Franz Clemens Maria Josef Willibald von Wladburg zu Zeil-Hohenems and Countess Stefanie von Blankenstein.  She was born in Hohenems on August 22, 1997.  Her godparents are King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands and Princess Maria of Bourbon-Two Sicilies.

Count Caspar Heinrich Michael Rüdiger is the second son of Count Wilhelm Nikolaus Franziskus Pius von Matuschka and Marie-Louise von Voss.  He was born in Dusseldorf on June 10, 1994.

In January 2023, Leonie received her Master of Art in Product Sustainability Management from the Milano Fashion Institute.  She is currently an Intern in Retail Content Training at Bottega Veneta in Milan.


Count Caspar is based in Dublin, Ireland, where he is involved with business development at Slack. He has a Bachelor's degree from CESA's School of Management before earning a second BA in Sociology, Politics & Economics from Zeppelin University.  He earned a Master of Science in Management from the University of Edinburgh's Business School.

The date and place of the wedding have not been announced. 

Countess Leonie's older sister, Countess Tatjana, married Philipp Eisl in October 2021.

In other noble news, HSH Princess Clarissa Anna Lucia Katherina Teresa Alexandra Maria, the eldest child of HSH Prince Maximilian Joachim Alfred Egon Karl Hubertus Maria Leo zu Fürstenberg and Baroness Diana von Berlichingen, will marry Alexander Cass Saint at Schloss Werenwag in Beuron, on September 16, 2023. 

Schloss Werenwag is the bride's family home.

Alexander Cass Saint was born in November 1994 in West Sussex, England.  He is a financier based in Herrliberg, Switzerland.   Princess Clarissa, 30, is the director of the CZF interior designer firm in Küsnacht, Switzerland.

Prince Constantin zu Schleswig-Holstein and Countess Sophie von der Schulenberg will marry next year.  They are expecting their first child in the summer of 2023.

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