The Funeral of Prince Richard zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg

Many people from Bad Berleburg had been saying goodbye to their Prince Richard zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg already during the weekend. Possibly one of the reasons why there were not that many people standing in front of the church where his funeral service was being held on Tuesday 21 March. According to the local newspaper “Westfälische Rundschau” […]

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The Sudden Death of Prince Richard zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg (2)

On Saturday and Sunday the people could say goodbye to Prince Richard zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg, who died suddenly on Monday 13 March 2017, in the chapel of Berleburg Castle in Bad Berleburg, Germany. The coffin was covered with the flag of the family Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg and surrounded by wreaths, among others from staff and some local organisations. […]

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The Sudden Death of Prince Richard zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg (1)

Unexpectedly on Tuesday 14 March the following announcement was made by the private secretary of Princess Benedikte of Denmark, Tommy M. Paulsen: It is with great sorrow that I, on behalf of Her Royal Highness Princess Benedikte, announce that His Highness Prince Richard has passed away. His Highness died suddenly at the castle in Berleburg […]

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Burial of the Fürst von Waldburg zu Zeil und Trauchburg

Almost 600 people, among them many members of the Gotha, gathered in Parish Church St Verena in Bad Wurzach, Germany, on 12 December 2015 for the funeral of Georg Fürst von Waldburg zu Zeil und Trauchburg, who had died at Zeil Castle on 2 December 2015, aged 87. During the orations during the funeral service […]

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Burial of Count Alois von Waldburg-Zeil

On 14 December Count Alois von Waldburg zu Zeil und Trauchburg died aged 81. He was born at Zeil Castle on 20 September 1933 as son of Erich August Fürst von Waldburg zu Zeil und Trauchburg and Monika Princess zu Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg. He is mourned by his wife Clarissa née Countess von Schönborn-Wiesentheid, three of his […]

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The Funeral of the Fürst zu Castell-Rüdenhausen

As reported here Johann-Friedrich Fürst zu Castell-Rüdenhausen died on 30 October 2014, only aged 66, after a long fight against cancer. The funeral service took place in the Parish church of St Peter and Paul in Rüdenhausen, Germany, on 8 November 2014. The service in church was led by the Rev. Martin Fromm. About 1000 […]

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Death of the Fürst zu Castell-Rüdenhausen

Johann-Friedrich Fürst zu Castell-Rüdenhausen died at the Jagdschloss Friedrichsberg in Abtswind, Germany in the afternoon of Thursday 30 October 2014, aged 66. The hunting lodge of the family was the place where the Fürst spent his last weeks. He had been suffering of cancer for a long time. The Fürst was transported from Friedrichsberg to […]

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