BURIAL CHURCHES OF SOVEREIGNS OF WALDECK FROM A TO Z

 

AROLSEN (GERMANY)

BURIED IN THE PARK OF THE NEW PALACE (Arolsen, Park des Neuen Schlosses, Jahnstr.):

 

Princess CHRISTIANE OF BIRKENFELD (+1816), consort of Prince Charles Augustus Frederick

 

 

BAD WILDUNGEN (GERMANY)

BURIED IN THE TOWN CHURCH

(Bad Wildungen, Stadtkirche, Kirchplatz):

 

Prince CHARLES AUGUSTUS FREDERICK (+1763)

 

 

NETZE (GERMANY)

BURIED IN THE PRINCELY CHAPEL OF ST NICHOLAS, CHURCH OF ST MARY

(Netze bei Waldeck, Grabkapelle des St. Nikolaus, Kirche St. Maria, Marienthalweg):

 

1. Prince FREDERICK ANTHONY ULRIC (+1728)

 

2. Princess LOUISE OF BIRKENFELD (+1753), consort of Prince Frederick Anthony Ulric

 

3. Prince CHRISTIAN PHILIP (+1728)

 

4. Prince FREDERICK CHARLES AUGUSTUS (+1812)

 

The princely remains are laid to rest in a sealed vault under the Chapel of St Nicholas.

 

 

RHODEN-DIEMELSTADT (GERMANY)

BURIED IN THE PRINCELY MAUSOLEUM AND CEMETERY (Rhoden, Fürstliches Mausoleum und Erbbegräbnis, Hagenberg):

 

Buried in the Mausoleum:

1. Prince GEORGE I (+1813)

 

2. Princess AUGUSTA OF SCHWARZBURG (+1849), consort of Prince George I

 

3. Prince GEORGE II HENRY (+1845)

 

4. Princess EMMA OF ANHALT (+1858), consort of Prince George II Henry

 

Buried in the cemetery:

1. Prince GEORGE III VICTOR (+1893)

 

2. Princess HELEN OF NASSAU (+1888), consort of Prince George III Victor

 

3. Princess LOUISE OF SCHLESWIG-HOLSTEIN (+1936), consort of Prince George III Victor

 

4. Prince FREDERICK (+1946)

 

5. Princess BATHILDIS OF SCHAUMBURG-LIPPE (+1962), consort of Prince Frederick I

 

LIST OF SOVEREIGNS OF WALDECK 1706-1918

 

COUNTY OF PYRMONT UNTIL 1712

HOUSE OF WALDECK (Haus Waldeck)

1706-1712: FREDERICK ANTHONY ULRIC (Friedrich Anton Ulrich; Prince from 1712)

 

PRINCIPALITY OF WALDECK-PYRMONT 1712-1918:

HOUSE OF WALDECK (Haus Waldeck)

1712-1728: FREDERICK ANTHONY ULRIC (Friedrich Anton Ulrich)

Born in 1676 at Landau.

Father: Count Christian Ludwig of Waldeck-Wildungen. Mother: Countess Anna von Rappoltstein.

Married in 1700 at Hanau LOUISE of Birkenfeld (*1678 Rappoltstein,+1753 Arolsen).

His issue who reigned:

-CHRISTIAN PHILIP (*1701,+1728)

-CHARLES AUGUSTUS FREDERICK (*1704,+1763).

Died in 1728 at Pyrmont.

Buried firstly with his consort Princess Louise in the Town Church at Bad Wildungen. In 1962 reburied in the Princely Chapel of St Mary's Church at Netze (no tomb).

 

 

1728: CHRISTIAN PHILIP (Christian Philipp)

Born in 1701 at Kleinern.

Father: Prince Frederick Anthony Ulric of Waldeck. Mother: Princess Louise of Birkenfeld.

Unmarried.

Died in 1728 at Mannheim.

Buried firstly in the Town Church at Bad Wildungen. In 1962 reburied in the Princely Chapel of St Mary's Church at Netze (no tomb).

 

 

1728-1763: CHARLES AUGUSTUS FREDERICK (Carl August Friedrich)

Born in 1704 at Hanau.

Father: Prince Frederick Anthony Ulric of Waldeck. Mother: Princess Louise of Birkenfeld.

Married in 1741 at Zweibrücken CHRISTIANE of Birkenfeld (*1725 Rapportsweiler,+1816 Arolsen).

His issue who reigned:

-FREDERICK CHARLES AUGUSTUS (*1743,+1812),

-GEORGE I (*1747,+1813),

-Caroline (*1748,+1782; Duchess of Courland).

Died in 1763 at Arolsen.

Buried in the Town Church at Bad Wildungen.

His consort Princess Christiane was buried in the park of the New Castle at Arolsen.

 

 

1763-1812: FREDERICK CHARLES AUGUSTUS (Friedrich Carl August)

Born in 1743 in Zweibrücken.

Father: Prince Charles Augustus Frederick of Waldeck. Mother: Princess Christiane of Birkenfeld.

Unmarried.

Died in 1812 at Arolsen.

Buried in the tomb of his father in the Town Church at Bad Wildungen. In 1962 reburied in the Princely Chapel of St Mary's Church at Netze (no tomb).

 

 

1812-1813: GEORGE I (Georg I.)

Born in 1747 in Arolsen.

Father: Prince Charles Augustus Frederick of Waldeck. Mother: Princess Christiane of Birkenfeld.

Married in 1784 at Otterwisch Princess AUGUSTA of Schwarzburg-Sonderhausen (*1768 Sonderhausen,+1849 Arolsen).

His issue who reigned:

-GEORGE II HENRY (*1789,+1845),

-Ida (*1796,+1869; Princess of Schaumburg-Lippe).

Died in 1813 at Pyrmont.

Buried with his consort Princess Augusta in the Princely Mausoleum in Rhoden.

 

 

1813-1845: GEORGE II HENRY (Georg II. Heinrich)

Born in 1789 in Oldenburg.

Father: Prince George I of Waldeck. Mother: Princess Auguste von Schwarzburg-Sonderhausen.

Married in 1823 at Schaumburg Princess EMMA of Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg-Hoym (*1802 Schaumburg,+1858 Pyrmont).

His issue who reigned: GEORGE III VICTOR (*1831,+1893).

Died in 1845 at Arolsen.

Buried with his consort Princess Emma in the Princely Mausoleum at Rhoden.

 

 

1845-1893: GEORGE III VICTOR (Georg III. Viktor)

Born in 1831 in Arolsen.

Father: Prince George II Frederick Henry of Waldeck. Mother: Princess Emma of Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg.

Married firstly in 1853 at Biebrich Princess HELEN of Nassau (*1831 Wiesbaden,+1888 Bad Pyrmont).

Married secondly in 1891 at Luisenlund Princess LOUISE of Schleswig-Holstein (*1858 Kiel,+1936 Marburg).

His issue who reigned:

-Marie (*1857,+1882; Queen of Württemberg),

-Emma (*1858,+1934; Queen of the Netherlands),

-FREDERICK I (*1865,+1946).

Died in 1893 at Mariánské Lázne (Marienbad), Bohemia.

Buried with his both consorts in the Princely Cemetery at Rhoden.

 

 

1893-1918: FREDERICK (Friedrich)

Born in 1865 at Arolsen.

Father: Prince George III Victor of Waldeck. Mother: Princess Helen of Nassau.

Married in 1895 at Náchod, Bohemia Princess BATHILDIS of Schaumburg-Lippe (*1873 Ratibořice/Bohemia,+1962 Arolsen).

Deposed in 1918.

Died in 1946 at Arolsen.

Buried with his consort Princess Bathildis in the Princely Cemetery at Rhoden.

 

 

REPUBLIC OF GERMANY SINCE 1918

 

 

 

Select Bibliography

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

 

Borchardt E. J.: Mecklenburgs Herzöge, Schwerin 1991

 

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

 

Flaggenbuch, Berlin 1905