Last modified: 22 September 2014
Deaths in reigning and non-reigning royal houses of the year 2008.
Death of Sheikha Sabiha Abdulla al-Ahmed al-Jaber al-Sabah of Kuwait aged 69.
Death of Princess Galyani Vadhana of Thailand at the Siriraj Hospital in Bangkok, Thailand, aged 84.
Death of Prince Georg zu Fürstenberg aged 84.
Death of Prince Vincenz von und zu Liechtenstein at Schloss Waldstein, Austria, aged 57.
Death of Prince Alfred von Croÿ aged 82.
Death of Prince George Bagration-Mukhrani (Georgia) at Tbilisi, Georgia, aged 63.
Death of Countess Rose-Marie von Strasoldo-Graffemberg née Princess zu Oettingen-Wallerstein at Bonn, Germany, aged 84.
Death of Sheikh Hmoud al-Ali al-Malik al-Sabah of Kuwait aged 88.
Death of Prince Franz Karl von Auersperg aged 72.
Death of Prince Botho zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Hohenstein at Bad Reichenhall, Germany, aged 80.
Death of Freiherr Peter von Kap-Herr(Hohenlohe-Jagstberg) aged 73.
Death of Princess Neopila von Auersperg aged 56.
Death of Countess Alice Ricciardi-von Platen née Countess von Platen Hallermund at Cortona, Tuscany, Italy, aged 97.
Death of Princess Al-Bandari bint Abdul Aziz of Saudi Arabia at King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, aged 80.
Death of Prince Ferdinando of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Duke of Castro in France, aged 81.
Death of Karl-Josef Dierkes (Erbach-Schönberg) aged 83.
Death of Paul Druker (Belgium) aged 70.
Death of Count Carl Josef Henckel von Donnersmarck (Luxembourg) at Sliema, Malta, aged 79.
Death of Prince Konstantin zu Schaumburg-Lippe aged 77.
Death of Count Klaus Günter zu Stolberg-Wernigerode at Alpen, Germany, aged 43.
Death of Archduke Ramón of Austria aged 50.
Death of Sheikh Saad al-Abdullah al-Sabah, 14th Emir of Kuwait aged 78.
Death of Princess Marie Julie von Thurn und Taxis aged 89.
Death of Sheikha Awatif Salem al Ali Al Sabah of Kuwait.
Death of Princess Eleonore von und zu Liechtenstein at Graz, Austria, aged 88.
Death of John Ambler (Sweden) at Banbury, Oxfordshire, Great Britain, aged 83.
2 or 3 June
Death of Sheikh Nasser bin Zayed Al Nahyan of Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) in a helicopter crash above the Arabian Gulf.
Death of Sheikha Hessa bin Mohammad bin Qassem bin Mohammad Al-Thani of Qatar aged 98.
Death of Countess Anna-Elisabeth von Harrach née Massa at Düsseldorf, Germany (?), aged 71.
Death of Princess Sibongile Promise Magongo of Swaziland in a shooting at Louisville, South Africa, aged 38.
Death of Sheikha Noura bint Sultan bin Saqr Al Qasimi of Sharjah (United Arab Emirates).
Death of Count Johannes Kinsky von Wchinitz und Tettau (Reuss) at Prague, Czechia, aged 43.
Death of Alexander Erba Odescalchi, Principe di Monteleone (Austria) at Stockholm, Sweden, aged 94.
Death of Countess Karin von Pappenheim née von Veltheim-Harbke aged 94.
Death of Countess Maria Josepha von Hardenberg née Princess von Fürstenberg at Baden-Baden, Germany, aged 86.
Death of Princess Sultanah bint Abdul Aziz of Saudi Arabia.
Death of Princess Fiona von Isenburg née Davidson at Langenselbold, Germany, aged 91.
Death of Count Josef Ferdinand von Oppersdorff (Schönburg-Glauchau) aged 86.
Death of Princess Hussa bint Abdul Aziz bin Abdullah bin Juluwi of Saudi Arabia aged 45.
Death of Prince Franz zu Hohenlohe-Waldenburg-Schillingsfürst probably in France, aged 93.
Death of Princess Teresa zu Fürstenberg née Princess zur Lippe at Werenwag Castle, Beuron, Germany, aged 82.
Death of Prince Ferdinand-Johannes de Lobkowicz at Brussels, Belgium, aged 52.
Death of Prince Fawaz bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia aged 74.
Death of Elisabeth Bubert née Countess zu Stolberg-Stolberg at Köln (Cologne), Germany, aged 87.
Death of Prince Michel Bagration de Moukhrani at France, aged 80.
Death of Crown Princess Francine of Montenegro née Navarro at Paris, France, aged 58.
Death of Sieglinde Heldman née Princess zur Lippe at Detmold, Germany, aged 93.
Death of Princess Fawziah Bint Mohammad Bin Abdullah Bin Turki Al-Saud of Saudi Arabia aged 76.
Death of Lalla Bahia of Morocco.
Death of Princess Luluwah bint Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia aged 80.
Death of Fürstin Iniga von Urach née Princess von Thurn und Taxis at Aufhausen am Starnberger See, Germany, aged 83.
Death of Prince Michael Andreevich Romanoff (Russia) at Sydney, Australia, aged 88.
Death of Prince Michel Feodorovitch Romanoff (Russia) at Paris, France, aged 84.
Death (suicide) of Count Petrus von Schaesberg at New York, NY, USA, aged 40.
Death of Sheikha May Abdullah al-Jaber al-Sabah of Kuwait aged about 50.
Death of Princess Haya bint Saud bin Abdul Aziz al Saud of Saudi Arabia.
Death of Sheikha Baibi Al-Ibrahim Al-Sabah of Kuwait. The date isn’t 100% certain.
Death of Clementine Utermann, Countess zu Castell-Rüdenhausen at Roggersdorf, Germany, aged 96.
Death of Princess Maria Luisa zu Windisch-Grätz “Marilis” née Serra di Carafa at Rome, Italy, aged 87.
Death of Countess Elisabeth zu Pappenheim née Blankenburg aged 84.
Death of Prince Ludwig of Bavaria aged 95.
Death of Abinesh Shah (Nepal) at the Norvic Hospital at Kathmandu, Nepal aged 32 or 35.
Death of Prince Burhaneddin Cem Efendi of Turkey at New York, NY, USA.
Death of Princess Alexandra zu Salm-Horstmar aged 55.
Death of Countess Christiane Széchényi née Princess von Auersperg aged 88.
Death of Raja Perempuan Besar Perlis, Tengku Budriah Tengku Ismail (Malaysia) at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, aged 84.
Death of Princess Pema Tsedeun Yapshi Pheunkhang Lacham Kusho of Sikkim “Coocoola” aged 84.
Death of Martha von Bülow née Crawford “Sunny” (Auersperg) at the Mary Manning Walsh Nursing Home, Manhattan, New York City, USA, aged 77.
Death of Sheikh Ali bin Rashid Al Mualla of Umm Al Qaiwain (United Arab Emirates) .
Death of Countess Ingrid van Rechteren Limpurg née Pieksma at Doetinchem, The Netherlands, aged 72.
Death of Dagmar Heine née Princess zu Schaumburg-Lippe widowed Kalau vom Hofe aged 74.
Death of Tuanku Ja’afar ibni Almarhum Tuanku Abdul Rahman, The Yang di-Pertuan Besar of Negeri Sembilan (Malaysia) at the Tuanku Ja’afar Hospital, Seremban, Malaysia, aged 86.
Death of Lady Anne Cavendish-Bentinck aged 92.
Death of Countess Anna Maria von Pocci (Thurn und Taxis) aged 64.
Exact date unknown
New! Death of Marion Malkowsky (Bavaria) aged 62 or 63.