Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Johannes Prince of Orsini u Rosenberg (1949-2024)


HSH Johannes Andreas Alois Heinrich Anton Josef Maria 7th Prince of Orsini u Rosenberg died on May 2, 2024 in Salzburg.   He was 74 years old

He was the eldest son of the late Heinrich Johannes Friedrich Maria, 6th Prince of Orsini u. Rosenberg (1925-2011) and Countess Eleonore von Goess.  He married Countess Marie Eleonore von Thun u. Hohenstein on September 23, 1978 in Vienna.

The late prince is survived by his three children,  Heinrich Johannes Mathias Josef Maria, 8th Prince of Orsini u Rosenberg, Countess Johanna Maria Andrea, Frau Schwarz, and Count Paul Markus Lukas of Orini u Rosenberg. and seven grandchildren, Ida, Ferdinand, Eleonore, Marie-Eleonore, Apollonia and Zeno.

Heinrich's son. Ferdinand is now the Hereditary Count  of Orsini u. Rosenberg.

This is the death notice placed in the local newspaper,  Kleine Zeitung.  Unlike Germany, the late prince's "titles" are not included because former titles are not part of a surname in Austria.  


Andrea said...


Manon said...

Was he a descendant of the count Orsini Roseberg 1726 -1795 whose character appears in the film Amadeus ?

Kees said...

I think that he was the first "Fürst von Rosenberg" and didnt have children. Then his grandnephew, Franz Seraphicus, became his successor. Johannes is a descendent of Franz