Last modified: 28 March 2016
Deaths in reigning and non-reigning royal houses of the year 2009.
Death of Altgraf Niklas zu Salm-Reifferscheidt-Raitz, Ungnad Graf von Weissenwolff aged 66.
Death of Sheikh Rashid bin Ahmed Al-Mualla, Ruler of Umm Al Qaiwain (United Arab Emirates) at London, Great Britain.
Death of Countess Isabelle von Loë née Princess zu Salm-Salm at Kevelaer, Germany, aged 105.
Death of Princess Aljawharah bint Faisal bin Hathlool bin Nasir al Saud of Saudi Arabia at Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Death of Dermot Hugh Blundell-Hollinshead-Blundell (Windisch-Graetz) aged 73.
Death of Christa Rogge née Countess von Platen-Hallermund at Redderse (?), Germany, aged 76.
Death of Princess Lalla Amina of Morocco at Meknès, Morocco.
Death of Princess Marie Christiane von und zu Liechtenstein, marquise de Roys aged 76.
Death of Prince Turki bin Faisal bin Turki (the first) bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud of Saudi Arabia aged 58.
Death of Countess Hella zu Solms-Rödelheim née Gessner aged 85.
Burial of Wadha Munahi Abdul-Aziz Al-Enizi of Kuwait aged 85.
Death of Empress Medferiaswork of Ethiopia at Addis Abeba, Ethiopia, aged 84.
Death of Princess Luise of Prussia at Bückeburg Castle, Germany, aged 91.
Death of Sheikh Ahmad bin Juma Al Maktoum of Dubai (United Arab Emirates) aged 72 or 73.
Death of Princess Lama bint Faisal bin Saud bin Abdulaziz al Saud of Saudi Arabia aged 21.
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Death of Princess Nino Bagrationi aged 94.
Death of Countess Elisabeth Enzenberg zum Freyen- und Jöchelsthurn née Princess Esterházy de Galántha aged 78.
Death of Count Hans Günter zu Solms-Laubach at München, Germany, aged 81.
Death of Sheikh Malek Abdulaziz Al-Malek Al-Sabah of Kuwait aged 75.
Death of Countess Christianne Fugger von Babenhausen at Dubai, United Arab Emirates, aged 49.
Death of Princess Barbara zu Schleswig-Holstein née Fertsch aged 47.
Death of Sheikh Fahd bin Jasem bin Mohammed Al Thani of Qatar in a car accident.
Death of Countess Maria Batthyány-Strattmann von Német-Ujvár née Countess Esterházy de Galántha at Budapest, Hungary, aged 86.
Death of Princess Cécile de Croÿ aged 91.
Death of Sheikha Hayat Abdelaziz Al-Hmoud Al-Jarrah Al-Sabah of Kuwait aged 63.
Death of Prince Rahmat Ullah of Afghanistan at Rome, Italy, aged 87.
Death of Countess Elisabeth von Waldburg zu Zeil und Trauchburg aged 84.
Death of Raja Datuk Seri Baharom Sultan Yusuff Izzuddin Shah at Taman Canning, Perak, Malaysia, aged 83.
Death of Sheikha Lulwa Abdullah al Sabah of Bahrain aged 90.
Death of Princess Elizabeth de Croÿ et de Solre at Thiernay, Belgium, aged 87.
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Death of Agnes Maria Risom née Countess von Rechberg at Stamford, CT, USA, aged 87.
Death of Countess Zdenka von Orsini und Rosenberg née Princess von Auersperg aged 52.
Death of Prince Pedro Luiz de Orléans e Bragança (Brazil) in an air crash above the Atlantic Ocean, aged 26.
Death of Fatima Abdulaziz Shaheen Al-Ghanim of Kuwait aged 77.
Death of Sheikh Khalid Bin Salman Bin Abdullah Al-Khalifa of Bahrain. The date isn’t 100% certain.
Death of Franz Albrecht Metternich-Sándor, Duke of Ratibor, Fürst of Corvey at Cetona, Italy, aged 88.
Death of Sheikh Atteyatellah bin Abdulrahman al-Khalifa of Bahrain.
Death of Countess Beatrice von Platen Hallermund née Brüggemann aged 90.
Death of Princess Franziska zu Bentheim-Tecklenburg née Countess Hoyos aged 87.
Death of Eleonore Barber née Princess von Auersperg at Vienna, Austria, aged 85.
Death of Ayesha Gayatri Devi, Maharani of Jaipur née Princess of Cooch Behar at Satokben Durlabh Memorial Hospital, Jaipur, aged 90.
Death of Princess Felicitas of Prussia at Wohltorf, Germany, aged 75.
Death of Sheikha Hissa bint Salman Al-Khalifa of Bahrain aged 75 or 76 (born 1933).
Death of Herbert Freusberg (Platen Hallermund) at Gräfelfing, Germany, aged 94.
Death of Countess Elisabeth von Schaesberg at Starnberg, Germany, aged 82.
Death of Baroness Senta Rubido-Zichy de Zagorje et Zich née Princess zu Hohenlohe-Waldenburg-Schillingsfürst at Buenos Aires, Argentina, aged 83.
Death of Count Anton Széchényi (Auersperg) at Sankt Martin im Innkreis, Austria, aged 85.
Death of Countess Eleonore von Waldburg zu Zeil und Trauchburg née Princess of Bavaria aged 90.
Death of Princess Birgitte de Bourbon de Parme née Countess Holstein-Ledreborg aged 87.
Death of Princess Maria Cristina de Bourbon de Parme at Vienna, Austria, aged 84.
Death of Princess Clothilde von und zu Liechtenstein née Princess von Thurn und Taxis at Heidenheim an der Brenz, Germany, aged 86.
Death of Prince and Duke Antoine-Guillaume Louis von Arenberg at Som Maraia, Pollensa, Spain, aged 85.
Death of Princess Alexandra zu Bentheim und Steinfurt née Princess zu Waldeck und Pyrmont aged 84.
Death of Prince Ernst-Josias von Sachsen-Coburg und Gotha aged 44.
Death of Angela Maria Smit née Countess von Salm-Hoogstraeten likely in Esbeek, The Netherlands, aged 63.
Death of Prince Meinrad von Hohenzollern in Murnau-Hechendorf, Germany, aged 84.
Death of Jean-Claude Lecomte (Napoléon) aged 61.
Death of Sheikha Ghaya bint Sultan bin Salem Al Qasimi of Ras Al Khaimah.
Death of Prince Dominik von und zu Liechtenstein at Vienna, Austria, aged 59.
Death of Prince Hamidollah Khan Enayat Seraj of Afghanistan aged 92.
Death of Prince Ertugrul Osman of Turkey in Istanbul, Turkey, aged 97.
Death of Prince Mansour bin Mohammed bin Nawaf bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia in the USA, aged 26.
Death of Queen Fatima Al-Shifa Al-Sinousi of Libya at Cairo, Egypt, aged 97 or 98.
Death of Princess Brigitte Elisabeth von Hessen-Philippsthal-Barchfeld née Göllner at Kronberg im Taunus, Germany, aged 59.
Death of Sheikh Khaled Ali Sabah Al-Sabah Saud al-Sabah of Kuwait aged 16.
Death of Princess Magdalene of Prussia née Princess Reuss at Löwenstein Castle, Kleinheubach, aged 89.
Death of Joan Martí Alanis, former Co-Prince of Andorra, Bishop of Urgell aged 81.
Death of Sheikha Anisa Abdullah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah of Kuwait aged 75.
Death of Fürstin Ruth-Erika zu Löwenstein-Wertheim-Freudenberg née von Buggenhagen at Kreuzwertheim Castle, Germany, aged 87.
Death of Baron Christian Nádherný von Borutin (Orsini und Rosenberg) at Friesach, Austria, aged 70.
Death of Princess Haya bint Abdulaziz bin Abdulrahman Al Saud of Saudi Arabia at King Faisal Specialist Hospital in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, aged 80.
Death of Princess Ameera bint Abdul Aziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia. The date isn’t 100% certain.
Death of Leopoldine Huck née Countess von Khevenhüller-Metsch aged 96.
Death of Bibi Ahmad Hussain Bin Ali Al-Roumi of Kuwait in Kuwait, aged 85.
Death of Princess Patrícia de Orleans e Bragança (Brazil) at Petrópolis, Brazil, aged 44 or 46.
Death of Pengiran Sura Negara Pengiran Anak Hj Muhammad Bey Muntassir Pengiran Indera Mahkota Pengiran Anak Kemaludin Al-Haj of Brunei Darussalam aged 53.
Death of Sheikh Khaled Abdullah Saud Al-Malek Al-Sabah of Kuwait aged 30.
Death of Prince Alexander of Belgium at Villa Landsrode in Rhode-Saint-Genése, Belgium, aged 67.
Death of Princess Ferial of Egypt at Geneva, Switzerland, aged 71.
Death of Léonore de Wertheimer née Countess von Wurmbrand-Stuppach at Paris, France, aged 82.
Death of Prince Dedo of Saxony at the “Pflegeheim K & S Seniorenresidenz” in Radebeul, Germany, aged 87.
Death of Sheikh Sultan bin Saqr bin Mohammad Al Qasimi of Ras Al Khaimah.
Death of Princess Marie-Thérèse de Lobkowicz née Countess von und zu Trauttmansdorff-Weinsberg aged 87.
Death of Sheikh Saeed bin Hamdan bin Rashid Al Nuaimi of Ajman (United Arab Emirates).
Death of Sheikh Rashid bin Ibrahim bin Mohammad Al-Khalifa of Bahrain. The date isn’t 100% certain.