BURIAL CHURCHES OF SOVEREIGNS OF LIPPE FROM A TO Z

 

DETMOLD (GERMANY)

BURIED IN CHRIST CHURCH (Detmold, Christuskirche, Paulinenstr.):

 

1. Prince LEOPOLD IV (+1949)

 

2. Princess BERTHA OF HESSE (+1919), consort of Prince Leopold IV

 

The princely coffins are placed in a vault under the church which is not open to visitors.

 

 

DETMOLD (GERMANY)

BURIED IN THE MAUSOLEUM OF BÜCHENBERG (Detmold, Mausoleum am Büchenberg, Padebornerstr.):

 

01. Prince SIMON HENRY ADOLPHUS (+1734)

 

02. Prince SIMON AUGUSTUS (+1782)

 

03. Princess LOUISE OF NASSAU-WEILBURG (+1764), consort of Prince Simon Augustus

 

04. Princess LEOPOLDINE OF ANHALT-DESSAU (+1769), consort of Prince Simon Augustus

 

05. Princess CASIMIRE OF ANHALT-DESSAU (+1778), consort of Prince Simon Augustus

 

06. Princess CHARLOTTE OF SOLMS-BRAUNFELS (+1823), consort of Prince Simon Augustus

 

07. Prince LEOPOLD I (+1802)

 

08. Princess PAULINE OF ANHALT-BERNBURG (+1820), consort of Prince Leopold I

 

09. Prince LEOPOLD II (+1851)

 

10. Princess EMILIE OF SCHWARZBURG-SONDERHAUSEN (+1867), consort of Prince Leopold II

 

11. Prince LEOPOLD III (+1875)

 

12. Prince WOLDEMAR (+1895)

 

13. Princess SOPHIA OF BADEN (+1904), consort of Prince Woldemar

 

14. Prince ALEXANDER (+1905)

 

The mausoleum is not open to visitors.

 

LIST OF SOVEREIGNS OF LIPPE 1718-1918

 

COUNTY OF LIPPE UNTIL 1720

1718-1720: SIMON HENRY ADOLPHUS

(Simon Heinrich Adolf; Prince from 1720)

 

PRINCIPALITY OF LIPPE 1720-1918:

HOUSE OF LIPPE-DETMOLD (Haus Lippe-Detmold)

1720-1734: SIMON HENRY ADOLPHUS

(Simon Heinrich Adolf)

Born in 1694 at Detmold.

Father: Count Friedrich Adolf of Lippe-Detmold. Mother: Princess Johanna Elisabeth of Nassau.

Married in 1719 Princess JOANNA WILHELMINA of Nassau-Idstein (*1700 Idstein,+1756 Brake).

His issue who reigned: SIMON AUGUSTUS (*1727,+1782).

Died in 1734 at Detmold.

Buried in the Mausoleum of Büchenberg in Detmold.

 

 

1734-1782: SIMON AUGUSTUS (Simon August)

Born in 1727 at Detmold.

Father: Prince Simon Henry Adolphus of Lippe-Detmold. Mother: Princess Joanna Wilhelmina of Nassau-Idstein.

Married firstly in 1750 at Kirchheimbolanden Princess LOUISE of Nassau-Weilburg (*1733 Kirchheimbolanden,+1764 Detmold).

Married secondly in 1765 at Dessau Princess LEOPOLDINE of Anhalt-Dessau (*1746 Dessau,+1769 Detmold).

Married thirdly in 1769 at Dessau Princess Casimire of Anhalt-Dessau (*1749 Dessau,+1778 Detmold).

Married fourthly Princess Christine Charlotte of Solms-Braunfels (*1744,+1823).

His issue who reigned: LEOPOLD I (*1767,+1802; son of Leopoldine).

Died in 1782 at Detmold.

Buried with his four consorts in the Mausoleum of Büchenberg in Detmold.

 

 

1782-1802: LEOPOLD I

Born in 1767 at Detmold.

Father: Prince Simon August of Lippe-Detmold. Mother: Princess Leopoldine of Anhalt-Dessau.

Married in 1796 at Ballenstedt Princess PAULINE of Anhalt-Bernburg (*1769 Ballenstedt,+1820 Detmold).

His issue who reigned: LEOPOLD II (*1796,+1851).

Died in 1802 at Detmold.

Buried with his consort Princess Pauline of Anhalt in the Mausoleum of Büchenberg in Detmold.

 

 

1802-1851: LEOPOLD II

Born in 1796 at Detmold.

Father: Prince Leopold I of Lippe-Detmold. Mother: Princess Pauline of Anhalt-Bernburg.

Married in 1820 at Arnstadt Princess EMILIE of Schwarzburg-Sonderhausen (*1800 Sonderhausen,+1867 Detmold).

His issue who reigned:

-LEOPOLD III (*1821,+1875),

-WOLDEMAR (*1824,+1895),

-ALEXANDER (*1831,+1905).

Died in 1851 at Detmold.

Buried with his consort Princess Emilie in the Mausoleum of Büchenberg in Detmold.

 

 

1851-1875: LEOPOLD III

Born in 1821 at Detmold.

Father: Prince Leopold II of Lippe-Detmold. Mother: Princess Emilie von Schwarzburg-Sonderhausen.

Married in 1852 at Rudolstadt Princess ELIZABETH of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt (*1833 Rudolstadt,+1896 Detmold).

Died in 1875 at Detmold.

Buried in the Mausoleum of Büchenberg in Detmold.

 

 

1875-1895: WOLDEMAR

Born in 1824 at Detmold.

Father: Prince Leopold II of Lippe-Detmold. Mother: Princess Emilie von Schwarzburg-Sonderhausen.

Married in 1858 at Karlsruhe Princess SOPHIA of Baden (*1834 Karlsruhe,+1904 Karlsruhe).

Died in 1895 at Detmold.

Buried with his consort Princess Sophia of Baden in the Mausoleum of Büchenberg in Detmold.

 

 

1895-1905: ALEXANDER

Born in 1831 at Detmold.

Father: Prince Leopold II of Lippe-Detmold. Mother: Princess Emilie von Schwarzburg-Sonderhausen.

Unmarried.

Died in 1905 at Detmold.

Buried in the Mausoleum of Büchenberg in Detmold.

 

 

HOUSE OF LIPPE-BIESTERFELD (Haus Lippe-Biesterfeld)

1905-1918: LEOPOLD IV

Born in 1871 at Oberkassel.

Father: Ernst of Lippe-Biesterfeld. Mother: Karoline von Wartensleben.

Married firstly in 1901 at Rotenburg Princess BERTHA of Hesse-Philippsthal-Barchfeld (*1874 Burgsteinfurt,+1919 Detmold).

Married secondly in 1922 at Büdingen Princess Anna of Ysenburg-Büdingen (*1886 Büdingen,+1980 Detmold).

Deposed in 1918.

Died in 1949 at Detmold.

Buried with his both consorts in Christ Church in Detmold.

 

 

REPUBLIC OF GERMANY SINCE 1918

 

 

Select Bibliography

Burke's Royal Families of the World, vol. I: Europe and Latin America, London 1977

Die Wappen und Flaggen der Herrscher und Staten der Welt, Nürnberg 1878

Flaggenbuch, Berlin 1905