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Prince Ferdinand of Hohenzollern

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Name  Prince of

Role  Friedrich Wilhelm, Prince of Hohenzollern's son
Parents  Friedrich Wilhelm, Prince of Hohenzollern, Princess Margarita of Leiningen
Siblings  Karl Friedrich, Prince of Hohenzollern, Prince Albrecht of Hohenzollern
Grandparents  Frederick, Prince of Hohenzollern
Nephews  Alexander, Hereditary Prince of Hohenzollern
Cousins  Prince Leopold of Bavaria, Princess Desiree of Hohenzollern, Prince Carl Christian of Hohenzollern, Prince Hubertus of Hohenzollern, Stefanie Michaela Sigrid Bir
Similar People  Karl Friedrich - Prince of, Prince Ferfried of Hohenzollern, Prince Johann Georg of, Carol I of Romania

Prince Ferdinand of Hohenzollern

Prince Ferdinand of Hohenzollern (Ferdinand Maria Fidelis Leopold Meinrad Valentin; born 14 February 1960 is the youngest of three children of Friedrich Wilhelm, Prince of Hohenzollern and his wife Princess Margarita of Leiningen.



Prince Ferdinand Maria Fidelis Leopold Meinrad Valentin was born at Sigmaringen Castle, on 14 February 1960, the youngest of the three children of Prince Friedrich Wilhelm, Hereditary Prince of Hohenzollern (son of Frederick, Prince of Hohenzollern and his wife Princess Margarete Karola of Saxony) and his wife Princess Margarita of Leiningen (daughter of Karl, 6th Prince of Leiningen and his wife Grand Duchess Maria Kirillovna of Russia).

Marriage and issue

He married Countess Ilona Kálnoky de Köröspatak, daughter of Count Alois Kálnoky de Köröspatak and Baroness Sieglinde von Oer, on 10 May 1996 in Sigmaringen, Baden-Württemberg, civilly and religiously on 3 August 1996 in Csicso, Slovakia. They have three children:

  • HSH Prince Aloys Maria Friedrich Karl of Hohenzollern (b. 6 April 1999)
  • HSH Prince Fidelis Maria Anton Alexis Hans of Hohenzollern (b. 25 April 2001)
  • HSH Princess Victoria Margarita Sieglinde Johanna Isabella Maria of Hohenzollern (b. 28 January 2004)
  • Personal life

    Ferdinand has a degree in engineering and is an architect; he and his family live in a house in Germany that he built himself. Louis Ferdinand, Prince of Prussia was his godfather, and so he spent a lot of time at Hohenzollern Castle.


  • 14 February 1960 – Present: His Serene Highnness Prince Ferdinand of Hohenzollern
  • National dynastic honour

  • House of Hohenzollern: Knight Grand Cross with Chain of the Princely House Order of Hohenzollern
  • References

    Prince Ferdinand of Hohenzollern Wikipedia

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