BURIAL CHURCHES OF SOVEREIGNS OF REUSS FROM A TO Z

 

GREIZ (GERMANY)

BURIED IN THE TOWN CHURCH OF ST MARY (Greiz, Stadtkirche St. Marien, Burgplatz):

 

01. Prince HENRY XI (+1800)

 

02. Prince HENRY XIII (+1817)

 

03. Princess LOUISE OF NASSAU-WEILBURG (+1837), consort of Prince Henry XIII

 

04. Prince HENRY XIX (+1836)

 

05. Princess GASPARINE ROHAN-ROCHEFORT (+1871), consort of Prince Henry XIX

 

06. Prince HENRY XX (+1859)

 

07. Princess CAROLINE OF HESSE-HOMBURG (+1872), consort of Prince Henry XX

 

08. Prince HENRY XXII (+1902)

 

09. Princess IDA OF SCHAUMBURG-LIPPE (+1891), consort of Prince Henry XXII

 

10. Prince HENRY XXIV (+1927)

 

 

SAALBURG-EBERSDORF (GERMANY)

BURIED IN THE PARK OF SCHLOSS EBERSDORF (Ebersdorf, Schlosspark, Parkstr.):

 

1. Prince HENRY XXVII (+1928)

 

2. Princess ELISA OF HOHENLOHE (+1929), consort of Prince Henry XXVII

 

 

SCHLEIZ (GERMANY)

BURIED IN THE PRINCELY VAULT IN ST MARY'S BERGKIRCHE (Schleiz, Die Fürstliche Gruft, Bergkirche St. Marien, Bergstr.):

 

1. Prince HENRY XLII (+1818)

 

2. Princess CAROLINE HENRIETTA OF HOHENLOHE-KIRCHBERG (+1849), consort of Prince Henry XLII

 

3. Prince HENRY LXII (+1854)

 

4. Prince HENRY LXVII (+1867)

 

5. Princess ADELAIDE HENRIETTA OF REUSS-EBERSDORF (+1880), consort of Prince Henry LXVII

 

6. Prince HENRY XIV (+1913)

 

7. Princess AGNES OF WÜRTTEMBERG (+1886), consort of Prince Henry XIV

 

LIST OF SOVEREIGNS OF REUSS 1723-1918

 

REUSS-GREIZ

COUNTY OF REUSS-GREIZ (REUSS ELDER LINE) UNTIL 1778:

HOUSE OF REUSS ELDER LINE (Haus Reuss ältere Linie)

1723-1778: HENRY XI (Heinrich XI.; Prince from 1778)

 

PRINCIPALITY OF REUSS-GREIZ (REUSS ELDER LINE) 1778-1918:

HOUSE OF REUSS ELDER LINE (Haus Reuss ältere Linie)

1778-1800: HENRY XI (Heinrich XI.)

Born in 1722 at Obergreiz.

Father: Count Henry II of Reuss-Greiz. Mother: Countess Sophie Charlotte von Bothmer.

Married firstly in 1743 at Köstritz Countess Conradine of Reuss-Köstritz (*1719 Köstritz,+1770 Burg).

Married secondly in 1770 Countess ALEXANDRINE of Leiningen-Dachsburg-Haidesheim (*1732,+1809).

His issue who reigned: HENRY XIII (*1747,+1817; son of Conradine).

Died in 1800 at Greiz.

Buried in the Town Church of St Mary at Greiz.

His first consort Countess Conradine was buried in St Mary's Bergkirche at Schleiz.

 

 

1800-1817: HENRY XIII (Heinrich XIII.)

Born in 1747 at Greiz.

Father: Prince Henry XI of Reuss-Greiz. Mother: Princess Conradine of Reuss-Köstritz.

Married in 1786 at Kirchheimbolanden Princess LOUISE of Nassau-Weilburg (*1765 The Hague,+1837 Greiz).

His issue who reigned:

-HENRY XIX (*1790,+1836),

-HENRY XX (*1794,+1859).

Died in 1817 at Greiz.

Buried with his consort Princess Louise in the Town Church of St Mary at Greiz.

 

 

1817-1836: HENRY XIX (Heinrich XIX.)

Born in 1790 at Offenbach.

Father: Prince Henry XIII of Reuss-Greiz. Mother: Princess Louise of Nassau-Weilburg.

Married in 1822 in Prague Princess GASPARINE of Rohan-Rochefort (*1798,+1871 Greiz).

Died in 1836 at Greiz.

Buried with his consort Princess Gasparine in the Town Church of St Mary at Greiz.

 

 

1836-1859: HENRY XX (Heinrich XX.)

Born in 1794 at Offenbach.

Father: Prince Henry XIII of Reuss-Greiz. Mother: Princess Louise of Nassau-Weilburg.

Married firstly in 1834 at Schloss Haid Princess SOPHIE of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg (*1809 Prague,+1838 Bubenec).

Married secondly in 1839 at Homburg CAROLINE of Hesse-Homburg (*1819 Homburg,+1872 Greiz).

His issue who reigned: HENRY XXII (*1846,+1902; son of Caroline).

Died in 1859 at Greiz.

Buried in the Town Church of St Mary at Greiz.

 

 

1859-1902: HENRY XXII (Heinrich XXII.)

Born in 1846 at Greiz.

Father: Prince Henry XX of Reuss-Greiz. Mother: Princess Caroline of Hesse-Homburg.

Married in 1872 at Bückeburg Princess IDA of Schaumburg-Lippe (*1852 Bückeburg,+1891 Greiz).

His issue who reigned:

-HENRY XXIV (*1878,+1927),

-Caroline (*1884,+1905; Grand Duchess of Saxe-Weimar).

Died in 1902 at Greiz.

Firstly buried with his consort Princess Ida of Schaumburg-Lippe in Waldhaus Mausoleum, Greiz. In 1969 reburied in Neuen Friedhof at Greiz. Since 1997 reburied in the Town Church of St Mary at Greiz.

 

 

1902-1918: HENRY XXIV (Heinrich XXIV.)

Born in 1878 at Greiz.

Father: Prince Henry XXII of Reuss-Greiz. Mother: Princess Ida of Schaumburg-Lippe.

Unmarried.

Abdicated in 1918.

Died in 1927 at Greiz.

Firstly buried in Waldhaus Mausoleum, Greiz. In 1969 reburied in Neuen Friedhof at Greiz. In 1997 reburied in the Town Church of St Mary at Greiz.

 

 

REPUBLIC OF GERMANY SINCE 1918

 

 

REUSS-SCHLEIZ

COUNTY OF REUSS-SCHLEIZ (REUSS YOUNGER LINE) UNTIL 1806:

HOUSE OF REUSS YOUNGER LINE (Haus Reuss jüngere Linie)

1784-1806: HENRY XLII (Heinrich XLII.; Prince from 1806)

 

PRINCIPALITY OF REUSS-SCHLEIZ (REUSS YOUNGER LINE) 1806-1918:

HOUSE OF REUSS YOUNGER LINE (Haus Reuss jüngere Linie)

1806-1818: HENRY XLII (Heinrich XLII.)

Born in 1752.

Father: Count Henry XII of Reuss-Schleiz. Mother: Countess Christine of Erbach-Schönberg.

Married in 1779 Princess CAROLINE HENRIETTA of Hohenlohe-Kirchberg (*1761,+1849).

His issue who reigned:

-HENRY LXII (*1785,+1854),

-HENRY LXVII (*1789,+1867).

Died in 1818.

Buried with his consort Princess Caroline Henrietta in St Mary's Bergkirche at Schleiz.

 

 

1818-1854: HENRY LXII (Heinrich LXII.)

Born in 1785.

Father: Prince Henry XLII of Reuss-Schleiz. Mother: Princess Caroline Henriette of Hohenlohe-Kirchberg.

Unmarried.

Died in 1854.

Buried in St Mary's Bergkirche at Schleiz.

 

 

1854-1867: HENRY LXVII (Heinrich LXVII.)

Born in 1789.

Father: Prince Henry XLII of Reuss-Schleiz. Mother: Princess Caroline Henriette of Hohenlohe-Kirchberg.

Married in 1820 Princess ADELAIDE HENRIETTA of Reuss-Ebersdorf (*1800,+1880).

His issue who reigned: HENRY XIV (*1832,+1913).

Died in 1867.

Buried with his consort Princess Adelaide Henrietta in St Mary's Bergkirche at Schleiz.

 

 

1867-1913: HENRY XIV (Henrich XIV.)

Born in 1832 at Coburg.

Father: Prince Henry LXVII of Reuss-Schleiz. Mother: Princess Adelheid Henriette of Reuss-Ebersdorf.

Married firstly in 1858 at Pokój (Carlsruhe, Silesia) Princess AGNES of Württemberg (*1835 Carlsruhe,+1886 Osterstein).

Married secondly and morganatically in 1890 at Leipzig Friederike Graetz (*1851 Frankfurt/Main,+1907 Dresden).

His issue who reigned: HENRY XXVII (*1858,+1928).

Died in 1913 at Schleiz.

Buried with his consort Princess Agnes of Württemberg in St Mary's Bergkirche at Schleiz.

 

 

1913-1918: HENRY XXVII (Henrich XXVII.)

Born in 1858 at Gera.

Father: Prince Henry XIV of Reuss-Schleiz. Mother: Princess Agnes of Württemberg.

Married in 1884 at Langenburg Princess ELISA of Hohenlohe-Langenburg (*1864 Langenburg,+1929 Gera).

Abdicated in 1918.

Died in 1928 at Gera. Buried with his wife in the  Park of Schloss Ebersdorf (now Saalburg-Ebersdorf).

 

 

REPUBLIC OF GERMANY SINCE 1918

 

 

Select Bibliography

Flaggenbuch, Berlin 1905

Gehrlein T.: Das Haus Reuss Älterer und Jüngerer Linie, Werl 2007