Deaths 2006

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Last modified: 3 November 2018

Deaths in reigning and non-reigning royal houses of the year 2006.

DateNameAgePlace
January 4Sheikh Maktoum bin Rashid al-Maktoum, Emir of Dubai (UAE)62
January 8Prince Georg Wilhelm von Hannover90München, Germany
January 12 (car crash)Sheikh Faisal bin Hamad Al Khalifa of Bahrain15
January 15Sheikh Jaber al-Ahmad al-Sabah, Emir of Kuwait79
January 21Countess Alida van Aldenburg Bentinck née Vlieger96Amersfoort, The Netherlands
January 25Prince Leopold zu Schaumburg-Lippe95Bad Waldsee, Germany
January 27Carol Mircea Hohenzollern (Romania)86London, Great Britain
January 28Fürst Friedrich zu Solms-Baruth79Somerset West, South Africa
January 28Princess Al-A’noud bint Saud bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia83
February 10Sheikh Thani bin Juma Al Maktoum of Dubai (UAE)Dubai, UAE
February 12Princess Maria Esterházy de Galántha100
February 21Sieglinde Bußmann née Princess zu Salm-Horstmar90
February 21Prince Fahd bin Abdullah bin Saud bin Nasir al-Fahran Al-Saud of Saudi Arabia72
February 23Douglas Auff’m-Ordt (Croÿ)88Dülmen, Germany
February 24Carl-Joachim von Butler (Castell-Castell)64
February 26Prince Miteb bin Faisal bin Abdullah bin Abdulrahman al Saud of Saudi Arabia65Abroad
March 10Prince Kraft-Alexander zu Hohenlohe-Oehringen80Fürth, Germany
March 23Fürstin Feodora von Auersperg née Countess zu Solms-Baruth85Vienna, Austria
April 2Baroness Johanna Maria von Skal née Countess von Schönborn90
April 21Princess Lyna von Schönburg-Hartenstein née Rodriguez Maldonado91Lausanne, Switzerland
April 23Countess Franziska von Spee née Princess von und zu Liechtenstein75
April 29Hansjoachim von Wartenberg (Waldeck und Pyrmont)70Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
May 23Maria Adelgunde Huber née Princess von Hohenzollern85Frauenfeld, Switzerland
June 3Princess Annemarie von Thurn und Taxis née Zhuber von Okróg72
June 16 or 17Sheikha Sana bint Mana bin Rashid Al Maktoum of Dubai (UAE)
June 22Princess Barbara von Lobkowicz82München, Germany
June 24Prince Philippe de Croÿ-Roeulx78Chesnay, Belgium
June 29Prince Friedrich Karl of Prussia87Mallorca, Spain
July 6 (car crash)Prince Tu’ipelehake of Tonga 56San Francisco, CA, USA
July 6 (car crash)Princess Kaimana Fielakepa of Tonga46San Francisco, CA, USA
July 11Countess Josephine von Posadowsky-Wehner née Princess von Hohenzollern84Andernach, Germany
July 11Albert Colelough (Schönburg-Waldenburg)67
July 21Fürstin Margarethe von Schönburg-Hartenstein née Princess zu Windisch-Graetz78
July 26Fürstin Tatiana von Metternich-Winneburg née Princess Wassiltschikow91Johannisberg Castle, Germany
July 30Princess Rosa zu Hohenlohe-Langenburg née Bittermann79
August 4Duchess Maria Margarethe zu Mecklenburg-Strelitz née Prinzessin von Hohenzollern78Hechingen, Germany
August 8Prince Christopher zu Hohenlohe-Langenburg49Bangkok, Thailand
August 11Countess Iphigenie zu Pappenheim94
August 21Prince Fahd ibn Saud ibn Abdul Aziz of Saudi Arabia77
September 10King Taufa’ahau Tupou IV of Tonga88Auckland, New Zealand
September 21Princess Margaretha de Bourbon de Parme née Princess von Thurn und Taxis96Forte dei Marmi, Italy
October 10Count Franz Joseph von Degenfeld-Schonburg (Schaumburg-Lippe)44
October 10Prince Saad bin Khalid bin Mohammed bin Abdulrahman of Saudi Arabia70USA
October 27Count Albrecht von Schlitz gen. von Goertz, Freiherr von Wrisberg92
October 28Countess Maria-Irmgard zu Stolberg-Wernigerode née Freiin von Willisen92Heiligenberg, Germany
October 29Prince Fahd bin Saad bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia67Abroad
November 13Count Friedrich-Hans zu Solms-Baruth83
November 17Princess Cecil von Fürstenberg née Blaffer86Houston, TX, USA
November (burial 21)Prince Abdullah bin Faisal bin Farhan al Saud of Saudi ArabiaRiyadh, Saudi Arabia
November 27Prince Wilhelm von und zu Liechtenstein84Vienna, Austria
December 5Alexandra Galitzine Armour née Princess Galitzine (Russia)101Lake Forest, Ill, USA
December 16Fürstin Irene zu Castell-Rüdenhausen née Countess zu Solms-Laubach81Rüdenhausen, Germany
December 17Fürst Karl Adolf von Auersperg91Vienna, Austria
December 24Princess Joheir bint Fahd bin Saad bin Abdulrahman of Saudi Arabia67
UnknownHereditary Count Michael zu Solms-Wildenfels57