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Prince Christian of Schaumburg Lippe (1898–1974)

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Name  Prince of
Prince Christian of Schaumburg-Lippe (1898–1974)
Role  Prince Frederick of Schaumburg-Lippe\'s son
Died  July 13, 1974, Buckeburg, Germany
Spouse  Princess Feodora of Denmark
Parents  Princess Louise of Denmark, Prince Frederick of Schaumburg-Lippe
Grandparents  Frederick VIII of Denmark, Louise of Sweden
Great-grandparents  Christian IX of Denmark
Similar People  Frederick VIII of Denmark, Prince Waldemar of Schau, Louise of Sweden

Prince christian of schaumburg lippe 1898 1974

Prince Christian of Schaumburg-Lippe (German: Christian zu Schaumburg-Lippe; 20 February 1898, Ödenburg, Hungary – 13 July 1974, Bückeburg) was a German prince and head of the Náchod branch of the princely house of Schaumburg-Lippe.


Prince Christian of Schaumburg-Lippe (1898–1974)

He was the only son and second child of Frederick of Schaumburg-Lippe (1868–1945) and his first wife Princess Louise of Denmark, younger sister of King Christian X of Denmark.

Marriage and issue

In 1927, his engagement to Princess Irene of Greece and Denmark, a daughter of Constantine I of Greece was announced. Nothing ever came of these plans, however. She later married Prince Aimone of Savoy-Aosta.

On 9 September 1937, he married his cousin, Princess Feodora, daughter of Prince Harald of Denmark, a younger brother of King Christian X and Princess Louise, at Fredensborg Palace, Zealand, Denmark; they had four children.

  • HSH Prince Wilhelm of Schaumburg-Lippe (b. 19 August 1939)
  • HSH Prince Waldemar of Schaumburg-Lippe (b. 19 December 1940)
  • HSH Princess Marie of Schaumburg-Lippe (b. 27 December 1945)
  • HSH Prince Harald of Schaumburg-Lippe (b. 27 March 1948)
  • He died a year before his wife. His four children live in Germany and Denmark.


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