BURIAL CHURCHES OF SOVEREIGNS OF HOHENZOLLERN FROM A TO Z

 

HECHINGEN (GERMANY)

BURIED IN THE CHURCH OF ST JAMES (Hechingen, Stiftskirche St. Jakob, Kirchplatz):

 

01. Prince JOHN GEORGE (+1623)

 

02. Prince EITEL FREDERICK II (+1661)

 

03. Prince PHILIP (+1671)

 

04. Princess MARIA SIDONIA OF BADEN (+1686), consort of Prince Philip

 

05. Prince FREDERICK WILLIAM (+1735)

 

06. Princess MARIA LEOPOLDINA OF SINZENDORF (+1709), consort of Prince Frederick William

 

07. Princess MAXIMILIANA MAGDALENA VON LÜTZAU (+1755), consort of Prince Frederick William

 

08. Prince FREDERICK LOUIS (+1750)

 

09. Prince JOSEPH FREDERICK WILLIAM (+1798)

 

10. Prince HERMANN (+1810)

 

11. Prince FREDERICK (+1838)

 

12. Prince CONSTANTINE (+1869)

 

13. Princess EUGENIA DE BEAUHARNAIS (+1847), consort of Prince Constantine

 

 

SIGMARINGEN (GERMANY)

BURIED IN HEDINGER CHURCH (Sigmaringen, Hedinger Kirche, Karlstrasse):

 

01. Prince JOHN (+1638)

The tomb has not been preserved or coffin identified.

 

02. Princess JOANNA OF HOHENZOLLERN-HECHINGEN (+1634), consort of Prince John

The tomb has not been preserved or coffin identified.

 

03. Prince MEINRAD I (+1681)

The tomb has not been preserved or coffin identified.

 

04. Princess MARIA ANNE OF TÖRRING-SEEFELD (+1682), consort of Prince Meinrad I

The tomb has not been preserved or coffin identified.

 

05. Prince MAXIMILIAN (+1689)

The tomb has not been preserved or coffin identified.

 

06. Princess MARIA CLARA OF BERG (+1715), consort of Prince Maximilian I

The tomb has not been preserved or coffin identified.

 

07. Prince MEINRAD II (+1715)

The tomb has not been preserved or coffin identified.

 

08. Princess JOANNA OF MONTFORT(+1759), consort of Prince Meinrad II

The tomb has not been preserved or coffin identified.

 

09. Prince JOSEPH (+1769)

The tomb has not been preserved or coffin identified.

 

10. Princess MARIA FRANCISCA OF OETTINGEN-SPIELBERG (+1737), consort of Prince Joseph

The tomb has not been preserved or coffin identified.

 

11. Princess JUDITH VON CLOSEN (+1743), consort of Prince Joseph

The tomb has not been preserved.

 

12. Princess THERESA OF WALDBURG-TRAUCHBURG (+1761), consort of Prince Joseph

The tomb has not been preserved or coffin identified.

 

13. Prince CHARLES FREDERICK (+1785)

The tomb has not been preserved or coffin identified.

 

14. Princess JOANNA OF HOHENZOLLERN-BERG (+1787), consort of Prince Charles Frederick

The tomb has not been preserved.

 

15. Prince ANTHONY ALOYSIUS (+1835)

 

16. Princess AMALIA OF SALM-KYRBURG (+1841), consort of Prince Anthony Aloysius

 

17. Prince CHARLES (+1853)

 

18. Princess ANTOINETTE MURAT (+1847), consort of Prince Charles

 

19. Princess CATHERINE OF HOHENLOHE (+1893), consort of Prince Charles

 

20. Prince CHARLES ANTHONY (+1885)

 

21. Princess JOSEPHINE OF BADEN (+1900), consort of Prince Charles Anthony

 

 

ŻAGAŃ (POLAND)

BURIED IN THE VAULT OF THE FORMER PROTESTANT CHURCH (Żagań, krypta pod wieżą kościoła poewangelickiego, pl. Królowej Jadwigi):

 

Princess PAULINE OF COURLAND (+1845), consort of Prince Frederick of Hohenzollern-Hechingen

 

LIST OF SOVEREIGNS OF HOHENZOLLERN 1605-1850

 

COUNTY OF HOHENZOLLERN-HECHINGEN UNTIL 1623:

HOUSE OF HOHENZOLLERN-HECHINGEN (Haus Hohenzollern-Hechingen)

1605-1623: JOHN GEORGE (Johann Georg; Prince from 1623)

 

PRINCIPALITY OF HOHENZOLLERN-HECHINGEN 1623-1849/50:

HOUSE OF HOHENZOLLERN-HECHINGEN (Haus Hohenzollern-Hechingen)

1623 JOHN GEORGE (Johann Georg)

Born in 1577 in Hechingen.

Father: Count Eitel Frederick I of Hohenzollern-Hechingen. Mother: Countess Sibylla of Zimmern.

Married in 1598 in Hechingen Countess FRANCISCA of Salm-Neufville (*1580,+1619 Hechingen).

His issue who reigned:

EITEL FREDERICK II (*1601,+1661),

PHILIP (*1616,+1671).

Died in 1623 in Hechingen.

Buried with his consort Countess Francisca in the Church of St James in Hechingen.

 

 

1623-1661 EITEL FREDERICK II (Eitel Friedrich II.)

Born in 1601 in Hechingen.

Father: Prince John George of Hohenzollern-Hechingen. Mother: Princess Francisca of Salm-Neufville.

Married in 1630 in Boutersem Countess MARIA ELIZABETH of Berg's-Heerenberg-Erbin (*1613 Stevensweert,+1671 Bergen-op-Zoom).

Died in 1661 in Issenheim.

Buried in the Church of St James in Hechingen.

 

 

1661-1671 PHILIP (Philipp)

Born in 1616 in Hechingen.

Father: Prince John George of Hohenzollern-Hechingen. Mother: Princess Francisca of Salm-Neufville.

Married in 1662 in Baden-Baden Princess MARIA SIDONIA of Baden-Rodemachern (*1635,+1686 Hechingen).

His issue who reigned: FREDERICK WILLIAM (*1663,+1735).

Died in 1671 in Hechingen.

Buried with his consort Princess Maria Sidonia in the Church of St James in Hechingen.

 

 

1671-1735 FREDERICK WILLIAM (Friedrich Wilhelm)

Born in 1663 in Hechingen.

Father: Prince Philip of Hohenzollern-Hechingen. Mother: Princess Marie Sidonie of Baden-Rodemachern.

Married firstly in 1687 in Vienna Countess MARIA LEOPOLDINA of Sinzendorf (*1666,+1709 Vienna).

Married secondly in 1710 in Hechingen MAXIMILIANA MAGDALENA von Lützau (*1690,+1755 Hechingen).

His issue who reigned: FREDERICK LOUIS (*1688,+1750; son of Maria Leopoldina).

Died in 1735 in Hechingen.

Buried with his both consorts in the Church of St James in Hechingen.

 

 

1730-1750 FREDERICK LOUIS (Friedrich Ludwig)

Born in 1688 in Strasbourg.

Father: Prince Frederick William of Hohenzollern-Hechingen. Mother: Princess Maria Leopoldina of Sinzendorf.

Unmarried.

Died in 1750 in Lindich Castle near Hechingen.

Buried in the Church of St James in Hechingen.

 

 

1750-1798 JOSEPH FREDERICK WILLIAM (Josef Friedrich Wilhelm)

Born in 1717 in Bayreuth.

Father: Prince Hermann Friedrich of Hohenzollern-Hechingen. Mother: Countess Maria Josephe Theresia of Oettingen-Spielberg.

Married firstly in 1750 in Vienna Princess MARIA THERESA Folch de Cardona y Silva (*1732 Vienna,+1750 Vienna).

Married secondly in 1751 in Hechingen Countess MARIA THERESA of Waldburg-Zeil (*1732 Immenstadt,+1802 Augsburg).

Died in 1798 in Hechingen.

Buried in the Church of St James in Hechingen.

 

 

1798-1810 HERMANN

Born in 1751 in Lockenhaus (Léka), Burgenland.

Father: Prince Franz Xaver of Hohenzollern-Hechingen. Mother: Princess Anna Maria of Hoensbroech-Geulle.

Married firstly in 1773 in Maastricht Countess Louise de Merode (*1747,+1774).

Married secondly in 1775 in Brussels Princess Maximiliane Rasse de Gavre (*1753,+1778 Brussels).

Married thirdly in 1779 in Dagstuhl Countess MARIA ANTONIA of Waldburg-Zeil (*1753 Wurzach,+1814 Vienna).

His issue who reigned: FREDERICK (*1776,+1838; son of Maximiliane).

Died in 1810 in Hechingen.

Buried in the Church of St James in Hechingen.

 

 

1810-1838 FREDERICK (Friedrich)

Born in 1776 in Namur.

Father: Prince Hermann of Hohenzollern-Hechingen. Mother: Princess Maximiliane Rasse de Gavre.

Married in 1800 in Prague Princess PAULINE Biron of Courland (*1782 Jelgava,+1845 Vienna).

His issue who reigned: CONSTANTINE (*1801,+1869).

Died in 1838 in Lindich Castle near Hechingen.

Buried in the Church of St James in Hechingen.

His consort Princess Pauline of Courland was buried in the vault of the Protestant Church in Żagań, Lower Silesia.

 

 

1838-1849/50 CONSTANTINE (Konstantin)

Born in 1801 in Żagań, Lower Silesia.

Father: Prince Frederick of Hohenzollern-Hechingen. Mother: Princess Louise Pauline Biron of Courland and Żagań.

Married firstly in 1826 in Eichstädt Princess EUGENIA de Beauharnais (*1808 Milan,+1847 Freudenstadt).

Married secondly and morganatically in 1850 in Görlitz Countess Amalie von Rothenburg (*1832 Fürth,+1897 Wiesbaden).

Abdicated in 1850.

Died in 1869 in Polnisch Nettkow (now Nietków, Poland).

Buried with his consort Princess Eugenia in the Church of St James in Hechingen.

 

 

1849/50: HOHENZOLLERN-HECHINGEN ANNEXED TO PRUSSIA

 

 

 

COUNTY OF HOHENZOLLERN-SIGMARINGEN UNTIL 1623:

HOUSE OF HOHENZOLLERN-SIGMARINGEN (Haus Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen)

1606-1623: JOHN (Johann; Prince from 1623)

 

PRINCIPALITY OF HOHENZOLLERN-SIGMARINGEN 1623-1849/50:

HOUSE OF HOHENZOLLERN-SIGMARINGEN (Haus Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen)

1623-1638: JOHN (Johann)

Born in 1578 at Sigmaringen.

Father: Count Charles II of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen. Mother: Euphrosyne von Oettingen-Wallerstein.

Married in 1602 Countess JOANNA of Hohenzollern-Hechingen (*1581,+1634).

His issue who reigned: MEINRAD I (*1605,+1681).

Died in 1638 in Munich.

Buried with his consort Princess Joanna in the Castle Church of St John in Sigmaringen, later reburied in the Hedinger Church in Sigmaringen (no tomb).

 

 

1638-1681: MEINRAD I

Born in 1605 in Munich.

Father: Prince John of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen. Mother: Princess Johanna of Hohenzollern-Hechingen.

Married in 1635 Countess MARIA ANNE of Törring-Seefeld (*?,+1682).

His issue who reigned: MAXIMILIAN I (*1636,+1689).

Died in 1681 in Sigmaringen.

Buried with his consort Princess Maria Anne in the Castle Church of St John in Sigmaringen, later reburied in the Hedinger Church in Sigmaringen (no tomb).

 

 

1681-1689: MAXIMILIAN

Born in 1636.

Father: Prince Meinrad I of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen. Mother: Princess Maria Anne of Törring-Seefeld.

Married in 1666 Countess MARIA CLARA von Berg (*1635,+1715).

His issue who reigned: MEINRAD II (*1673,+1715).

Died in 1689.

Buried with his consort Princess Maria Clara in the Castle Church of St John in Sigmaringen, later reburied in the Hedinger Church in Sigmaringen (no tomb).

 

 

1689-1715: MEINRAD II

Born in 1673.

Father: Prince Maximilian of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen. Mother: Princess Marie Klara von Berg.

Married in 1700 JOANNA of Montfort (*1678,+1759).

His issue who reigned: JOSEPH (*1702,+1769).

Died in 1715.

Buried with his consort Princess Joanna of Montfort in the Castle Church of St John in Sigmaringen, later reburied in the Hedinger Church in Sigmaringen (no tomb).

 

 

1715-1769: JOSEPH

Born in 1702 in Sigmaringen.

Father: Prince Meinrad II of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen. Mother: Princess Johanna of Montfort.

Married firstly in 1722 Countess MARIA FRANCISCA of Oettingen-Spielberg (*1703,+1737).

Married secondly in 1738 Countess JUDITH von Closen (*1718,+1743).

Married thridly in 1743 Countess THERESA of Waldburg-Trauchburg (*1696,+1761).

His issue who reigned: CHARLES FREDERICK (*1724,+1785; son of Marie Franziska).

Died in 1769 in Haigerloch.

Buried with his three consorts in the Castle Church of St John in Sigmaringen, later reburied in the Hedinger Church in Sigmaringen (no tomb).

 

 

1769-1785: CHARLES FREDERICK (Karl Friedrich)

Born in 1724 at Sigmaringen.

Father: Prince Joseph of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen. Mother: Princess Marie Franziska of Oettingen-Spielberg.

Married in 1749 at Herrenberg Countess JOANNA of Hohenzollern-Berg (*1727 Herrenberg,+1787 Sigmaringen).

His issue who reigned: ANTHONY ALOYSIUS (*1762,+1831).

Died in 1785 at Sigmaringen.

Buried with his consort Princess Joanna in the Castle Church of St John in Sigmaringen, later reburied in the Hedinger Church in Sigmaringen (no tomb).

 

 

1785-1831: ANTHONY ALOYSIUS (Anton Aloys)

Born in 1762 in Sigmaringen.

Father: Prince Charles Frederick of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen. Mother: Princess Johanna of Hohenzollern-Berg.

Married in 1782 Princess AMALIA of Salm-Kyrburg (*1760 Paris,+1841 Sigmaringen).

His issue who reigned: CHARLES (*1785,+1853).

Died in 1831 in Sigmaringen.

Buried with his consort Princess Amalia in the Castle Church of St John in Sigmaringen, later reburied in the Hedinger Church in Sigmaringen.

 

 

1831-1848: CHARLES (Karl)

Born in 1785 at Sigmaringen.

Father: Prince Anthony Aloysius of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen. Mother: Princess Amalie of Salm-Kyrburg.

Married firstly in 1808 in Paris Princess ANTOINETTE Murat (*1793 Cahors,+1847 Sigmaringen).

Married secondly in 1848 Countess CATHERINE von Ingelheim, Princess of Hohenlohe-Waldenburg-Schillingsfürst (*1817 Stuttgart,+1893 Freiburg i. Br.).

His issue who reigned: CHARLES ANTHONY (*1811,+1885; son of Antoinette).

Abdicated in 1848.

Died in 1853 in Bologna.

Buried with his both consorts in the Castle Church of St John in Sigmaringen, later reburied in the Hedinger Church in Sigmaringen.

 

 

1848-1849/50: CHARLES ANTHONY (Karl Anton)

Born in 1811 at Krauchenwies.

Father: Prince Anthony Aloysius of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen. Mother: Princess Amalie of Salm-Kyrburg.

Married in 1834 at Karlsruhe Princess JOSEPHINE of Baden (*1813 Karlsruhe,+1900 Sigmaringen).

His issue who reigned:

-Stephanie (*1837,+1859; Queen of Portugal),

-Charles (*1839,+1914; King of Rumania).

Abdicated in 1850.

Died in 1885 in Sigmaringen.

Buried with his consort Princess Josephine of Baden in the Castle Church of St John in Sigmaringen, later reburied in the Hedinger Church in Sigmaringen.

 

 

1849/50: HOHENZOLLERN-SIGMARINGEN ANNEXED TO PRUSSIA

 

 

FOREIGN ROYAL BURIALS IN HOHENZOLLERN:

 

SIGMARINGEN

Elizabeth of Rumania, Queen of Greece, consort of King George II

 

Select Bibliography

Krins H.: Das Fürstenhaus Hohenzollern, Lindenberg 2005