|33||Prince||Wilhelm of Nassau-Weilburg||1792||1839||Princess||Louise of Saxe-Hildburghausen||1794||1825||See
30.7 - Wilhelm inherited the principality of Nassau-Weilburg from his father Freidrich Wilhelm
(1768-1816) on 9 January 1816 and the Duchy of Nassau-Usingen from a distant relative ((Prince Friedrich August of Nassau-Usingen (1738-1816)) only two
months later on 24 March 1816. He thus became the Duke of Nassau in 1816 following the extinction of the Usingen line of the House of Nassau.
Wilhelm was a brother to Princess Henriette of Nassau-Weilburg
|33||Prince||Wilhelm of Nassau-Weilburg||1792||1839||Princess||Pauline of Württemberg||1810||1856||See
22.144 - Wilhelm inherited the principality of Nassau-Weilburg from his father on 9 January 1816 and
the Duchy of Nassau-Usingen from a distant relative ((Prince Friedrich August of Nassau-Usingen (1738-1816)) only two months later on 24 March 1816. He
thus became the Duke of Nassau in 1816 following the extinction of the Usingen line of the House of Nassau.
Wilhelm's second wife Pauline of Württemberg was a niece of his deceased first wife Louise of Saxe-Hildburghausen. Pauline's mother Princess Charlotte of Saxe-Hildburghausen (1787-1847) being a sister of Louise of Saxe-Hildburghausen.
|33.1||Princess||Auguste of Nassau-Weilburg||1814||1814|
|33.2||Princess||Therese of Nassau-Weilburg||1815||1871||Duke||Peter of Oldenburg||1812||1881||See 31.22 - A brief report on the marriage of Princess Therese and Duke Peter|
|33.3||Duke||Adolf of Nassau||1817||1905||Grand Duchess||Elizabeth of Russia||1826||1845||See
4.J2 - Adolf became Grand Duke Adolphe of Luxemburg on 23 November 1890 having previously lost his throne
of Nassau on 20 September 1866 when it was annexed to Prussia. The Duchy of Luxemburg up until 1890 was ruled by the King of the Netherlands but
being subject to Salic Laws it was separated from Netherlands on the death of Adolf's distant cousin
King Wilhelm III without males heirs.
Elizabeth died (report is on fourth column on page 6) just one day after the birth of a daughter
|33.3||Duke||Adolf of Nassau||1817||1905||Princess||Adelheid of Anhalt-Dessau||1833||1916||See 34 and 45.4121 - Adolf became Grand Duke Adolphe of Luxemburg on 23 November 1890 having previously lost his throne of Nassau on 20 September 1866 when it was annexed to Prussia. The Duchy of Luxemburg up until 1890 was ruled by the King of the Netherlands but being subject to Salic Laws it was separated from Netherlands on the death of Adolf's distant cousin King Wilhelm III without males heirs|
|33.4||Prince||Wilhelm of Nassau||1819||1823|
|33.5||Prince||Moritz of Nassau||1820||1850|
|33.6||Princess||Marie of Nassau||1822||1824|
|33.7||Prince||Wilhelm of Nassau||1823||1828|
|33.8||Princess||Marie of Nassau||1825||1902||Prince||Hermann of Wied (4th Prince of Wied)||1814||1864||New York Times report on the death of Princess Marie|
|33.81||Princess||Elisabeth of Wied||1843||1916||King||Carol I of Roumania (born Prince Karol of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen)||1839||1914||See
6.3 - Elisabeth was a well known poet who wrote under the name of
Carol was created the first King of Roumania in 1881.
Obituary on Carmen Sylva
|33.82||Prince||Wilhelm of Wied (5th Prince of Wied)||1845||1907||Princess||Marie of the Netherlands||1841||1910||See 9.24|
|33.821||Prince||Friedrich of Wied (6th Prince of Wied)||1872||1945||Princess||Pauline of Württemberg||1877||1965||See 22.14211 - Was Prince Friedrich or his sons or brothers involved in smuggling by sea-plane the jewels and other valuables of the ex King of Saxony?|
|33.8211||Hereditary Prince||Hermann of Wied||1899||1941||Countess||Marie Antonia of Stolberg-Wernigerode||1909||2003||Hermann was killed in action in Poland|
|33.82111||Prince||Friedrich Wilhelm of Wied (7th Prince of Wied)||1931||2000||Princess||Guda of Waldeck and Pyrmont||1939||See 42.615|
|33.82111||Prince||Friedrich Wilhelm of Wied (7th Prince of Wied)||1931||2000||Princess||Sophie Charlotte of Stolberg-Stolberg||1943||Sophie Charlotte is a sister to Princess Sixtina of Stolberg-Stolberg|
|33.821111||Prince||Alexander of Wied||1960||Alexander renounced his rights as first born son on 4 October 2000|
|33.821112||Prince||Friederich August "Carl" of Wied (8th Prince of Wied)||1961||2015||Princess||Isabelle von Isenburg||1973||See 20.3K4433 - Prince Carl was the Head of the Princely House of Wied having succeeded his father. His brother Alexander, has an autistic disability and was passed over for the Wied succession. The death of their father in 2000 was announced in Carl's name in his role as successor.|
|33.8211121||Prince||Maximilian of Wied (9th Prince of Wied)||1999||Prince Maximilian is the present Head of the Princely House of Wied|
|33.8211122||Prince||Friedrich-Wilhelm of Wied||2001|
|33.8211123||Princess||Marie Elisabeth of Wied||2003|
|33.8211124||Princess||Luise of Wied||2004|
|33.821113||Princess||Christina of Wied||1970||Baron||Wolf-Eckhart von Gemmingen-Hornberg||1959|
|33.821114||Prince||Wolff-Heinrich of Wied||1979|
|33.82112||Prince||Metfried of Wied||1935||Baroness||Felicitas von der Pahlen||1948|
|33.821121||Prince||Friedrich Christian of Wied||1968||Sibylle Garbe||1972|
|33.8211211||Prince||Ferdinand Constantin of Wied||2003|
|33.8211212||Prince||Leopold of Wied||2006|
|33.8211213||Prince||Alexander of Wied||2007|
|33.8211214||Prince||Gustav of Wied||2010|
|33.821122||Prince||Magnus of Wied||1972||Marie-Therese Schroth||1977||Birth registration of Marie-Therese|
|33.8211221||Princess||Sidonie Eva of Wied||2008|
|33.82113||Princess||Osterlind of Wied||1939||Werner von Klitzing||1934|
|33.8212||Prince||Dietrich of Wied||1901||1976||Countess||Antoinette of Grote||1902||1988|
|33.82121||Prince||Maximilian of Wied||1929||2008|
|33.82122||Prince||Ulrich of Wied||1931||2010||Ilke Fischer||1936|
|33.821221||Prince||Wilhelm of Wied||1970||Clara Elizabeth Makepeace-Massingham||1971||Birth registration of Clara Elizabeth (surname in the registration index is shown as Massingham as opposed to Makepeace-Massingham shown on most genealogy web sites)|
|33.8212211||Prince||Wilhelmn Friedrich of Wied||2001|
|33.8212212||Prince||George of Wied||2004|
|33.8212213||Prince||Philipp Ulrich of Wied||2010|
|33.821222||Princess||Wilhelmine Marie of Wied||1973||Hereditary Duke||Friedrich of Württemberg||1961||See 22.K311161 - Hereditary Duke Friedrich died as a result of a car accident|
|33.82123||Prince||Wilhelm of Wied||1936||1937|
|33.82124||Prince||Ludwig-Eugen of Wied||1938||2001||Helga Gemeinert||1941||2004|
|33.821241||Prince||Karl Edzard of Wied||1968|
|33.822||Prince||Alexander Hermann of Wied||1874||1877|
|33.823||Prince||Wilhelm of Wied||1876||1945||Princess||Sophie von Schönburg-Waldenburg||1885||1936||Wilhelm was elected Prince of Albania 6 February 1914 and was deposed 5 September 1914. In Albania it seems he was known as King but outside of the country the great powers accorded him the tile of Prince.
An interesting New York Times article on Wilhelm's induction into the ways of Albania.
Another article on the virtues of Wilhelm and Sophie
|33.8231||Princess||Marie Eleonore of Wied||1909||1956||Prince||Alfred von Schönburg-Waldenburg||1905||1941||Alfred was killed in action in Zeitz|
|33.8231||Princess||Marie Eleonore of Wied||1909||1956||Ion Octavian Bunea||1899||1977?||Marie was arrested and imprisoned with her husband Ion Octavian Bunea by the Rumanian Communist authorities in 1950. Ion later escaped and arrived in the UK in 1968 and died after 1977. Marie died in a Communist internment camp at Miercurea Ciuc, Rumania on 29th September 1956.|
|33.8232||Prince||Karl Viktor of Wied (Hereditary Prince of Albania)||1913||1973||Eileen Johnston||1922||1985||Birth registration of Eileen Johnston|
|33.824||Prince||Viktor of Wied||1877||1946||Countess||Gisela zu Solms-Wildenfels||1891||1976|
|33.8241||Princess||Marie Elisabeth of Wied||1913||1985|
|33.8242||Princess||Benigna-Viktoria of Wied||1918||1972||Baron||Ernst Hartmann von Schlotheim||1914||1952|
|33.825||Princess||Luise of Wied||1880||1965|
|33.826||Princess||Elisabeth of Wied||1883||1938|
|33.83||Prince||Otto of Wied||1850||1862|
|33.J||Princess||Helene of Nassau||1831||1888||Prince||George Viktor of Waldeck and Pyrmont||1831||1893||See 42 - Georg was married secondly to Princess Luise of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg|
|33.K||Prince||Nikolaus of Nassau||1832||1905||Natalia Pushkin||1836||1913||Natalia was created Countess von Merenberg in 1868 by her brother-in-law Prince George Viktor of Waldeck and Pyrmont. Natalia was a daughter of the great Russian Poet Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin (1799-1837) and Natalya Nikalayevna Goncharova (1812-1863). On February 8, 1837 Alexander Pushkin was mortally wounded in a duel with Baron George Heckeren d'Anthes over an alleged affair between Natalya and d'Anthes, and died two days later . D'Anthes was married to Natalya's sister, Catherina Goncharova.
Marriage Registration of Prince Nikolaus of Nassau and Natalia Pushkin
|33.K1||Countess||Sophie von Merenberg||1868||1927||Grand Duke||Michael of Russia||1861||1929||See
4.983 - Sophie was created Countess de Torby in 1891 by her uncle Grand Duke Adolphe of Luxemburg.
An interesting article in 1904 on Michael and Sophie and another one on Keele Hall, in Staffordshire which the couple rented during the period 1901 to 1910.
Another article on Michael shortly after he gave up Keele Hall.
Michael and Sophie then moved to Kenwood House, Hampstead Heath, London between 1910 to 1917. Interesting to note Kenwood House was then occupied by Nancy Leeds, who moved out when she married Prince Christopher of Greece in 1920.
King George V and Queen Mary attended a ball at Kenwood House in 1914.
A report on the death of Grand Duke Michael.
Death Registration of Sophie de Torby (Sophie von Merenberg)
Death Registration of Grand Duke Michael
|33.K2||Countess||Alexandrine von Merenberg||1869||1950||Massimo de Elia y Ramos Mexia||1851||1929|
|33.K3||Count||George Nicholas von Merenberg||1871||1948||Princess||Olga Yourievsky||1873||1925||See
4.91J - According to a report in The New York Times in June 1907
George Nicholas asserted his
pretensions to succeed to the throne of Luxemburg when Grand Duke Guillaume IV of Luxemburg eventually dies. Luxemburg at that time was subject to
the salic laws on successions which meant that Grand Duke Guillaume IV who had no sons could not by
succeeded by any of his daughters.
It was reported that one million sterling was paid down on the wedding day of Princess Olga Yourievsky to Count George Nicholas
|33.K3||Count||George Nicholas von Merenberg||1871||1948||Adelheid Moran-Brambeer||1875||1942|
|33.K31||Count||Alexander von Merenberg||1896||1897|
|33.K32||Count||George von Merenberg||1897||1965||Paulette Kövér de Gyergyó-Szent-Miklós||?|
|33.K32||Count||George von Merenberg||1897||1965||Elizabeth Anne Müller-Uri||1903||1963||An interesting article on Count George von Merenberg on his decision to spare the lives of 125 men from Paros, Greece|
|33.K321||Countess||Elisabeth Clotilde von Merenberg||1941||Enno von Rintelen||1921||2013||Clotilde von Rintelen is the Chairman of The German-Pushkin Society|
|33.K33||Countess||Olga von Merenberg||1898||1983||Count||Michael Loris-Melikov||1900||1980|
|33.K331||Count||Alexander Loris-Melikov||1926||Micheline Prunier||1932|
|33.K3311||Countess||Anne Loris-Melikov||1959||Marc Moos||1953|
|33.K3313||Countess||Nathalie Loris-Melikov||1962||Johan Dierbach||1963|
|33.L||Princess||Sophia of Nassau||1836||1913||King||Oscar II of Sweden (& Norway)||1829||1907||See
3.13 - Oscar renounced the Norwegian throne on 26 October 1905 (some references show 7 June 1905, which
apparently is when the Norwegian Parliament themselves deposed King Oscar of the Norwegian throne).
Oscar woos Sophia.
An article on Sophia titled "A DEMOCRATIC QUEEN" in which she supposedly influenced her husband King Oscar to grant permission for the their son Prince Oscar to marry Ebba Henrietta Munck af Fulkila.
King Oscar and Queen Sophia took up a short residence at Grove House, Roehampton in June 1900.
Grove House is now owned by Roehampton University is the site of Froebel College, one of four colleges that make up Roehampton University