Deaths 2009

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Last modified: 28 March 2016

Deaths in reigning and non-reigning royal houses of the year 2009.

2 January

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.

10 January

Death of Countess Isabelle von Loë née Princess zu Salm-Salm at Kevelaer, Germany, aged 105.

11 January

Death of Princess Aljawharah bint Faisal bin Hathlool bin Nasir al Saud of Saudi Arabia at Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

15 January

Death of Dermot Hugh Blundell-Hollinshead-Blundell (Windisch-Graetz) aged 73.

17 February

Death of Christa Rogge née Countess von Platen-Hallermund at Redderse (?), Germany, aged 76.

23 February

Death of Princess Lalla Amina of Morocco at Meknès, Morocco.

26 February

Death of Princess Marie Christiane von und zu Liechtenstein, marquise de Roys aged 76.

27 February

Death of Prince Turki bin Faisal bin Turki (the first) bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud of Saudi Arabia aged 58.

2 March

Death of Countess Hella zu Solms-Rödelheim née Gessner aged 85.

3 March

Burial of Wadha Munahi Abdul-Aziz Al-Enizi of Kuwait aged 85.

13 March

Death of Empress Medferiaswork of Ethiopia at Addis Abeba, Ethiopia, aged 84.

23 March

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.

26 March

Death of Princess Lama bint Faisal bin Saud bin Abdulaziz al Saud of Saudi Arabia aged 21.

March (exact date unknown)

Death of Princess Nino Bagrationi aged 94.

2 April

Death of Countess Elisabeth Enzenberg zum Freyen- und Jöchelsthurn née Princess Esterházy de Galántha aged 78.

5 April

Death of Count Hans Günter zu Solms-Laubach at München, Germany, aged 81.

22 April

Death of Sheikh Malek Abdulaziz Al-Malek Al-Sabah of Kuwait aged 75.

24 April

Death of Countess Christianne Fugger von Babenhausen at Dubai, United Arab Emirates, aged 49.

28 April

Death of Princess Barbara zu Schleswig-Holstein née Fertsch aged 47.

30 April

Death of Sheikh Fahd bin Jasem bin Mohammed Al Thani of Qatar in a car accident.

1 May

Death of Countess Maria Batthyány-Strattmann von Német-Ujvár née Countess Esterházy de Galántha at Budapest, Hungary, aged 86.

4 May

Death of Princess Cécile de Croÿ aged 91.

8 May

Death of Sheikha Hayat Abdelaziz Al-Hmoud Al-Jarrah Al-Sabah of Kuwait aged 63.

12 May

Death of Prince Rahmat Ullah of Afghanistan at Rome, Italy, aged 87.

Death of Countess Elisabeth von Waldburg zu Zeil und Trauchburg aged 84.

13 May

Death of Raja Datuk Seri Baharom Sultan Yusuff Izzuddin Shah at Taman Canning, Perak, Malaysia, aged 83.

17 May

Death of Sheikha Lulwa Abdullah al Sabah of Bahrain aged 90.

18 May

Death of Princess Elizabeth de Croÿ et de Solre at Thiernay, Belgium, aged 87.

New! 19 May

Death of Agnes Maria Risom née Countess von Rechberg at Stamford, CT, USA, aged 87.

29 May

Death of Countess Zdenka von Orsini und Rosenberg née Princess von Auersperg aged 52.

1 June

Death of Prince Pedro Luiz de Orléans e Bragança (Brazil) in an air crash above the Atlantic Ocean, aged 26.

6 June

Death of Fatima Abdulaziz Shaheen Al-Ghanim of Kuwait aged 77.

7 June

Death of Sheikh Khalid Bin Salman Bin Abdullah Al-Khalifa of Bahrain. The date isn’t 100% certain.

25 June

Death of Franz Albrecht Metternich-Sándor, Duke of Ratibor, Fürst of Corvey at Cetona, Italy, aged 88.

30 June

Death of Sheikh Atteyatellah bin Abdulrahman al-Khalifa of Bahrain.

10 July

Death of Countess Beatrice von Platen Hallermund née Brüggemann aged 90.

22 July

Death of Princess Franziska zu Bentheim-Tecklenburg née Countess Hoyos aged 87.

29 July

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.

1 August

Death of Princess Felicitas of Prussia at Wohltorf, Germany, aged 75.

5 August

Death of Sheikha Hissa bint Salman Al-Khalifa of Bahrain aged 75 or 76 (born 1933).

7 August

Death of Herbert Freusberg (Platen Hallermund) at Gräfelfing, Germany, aged 94.

12 August

Death of Countess Elisabeth von Schaesberg at Starnberg, Germany, aged 82.

13 August

Death of Baroness Senta Rubido-Zichy de Zagorje et Zich née Princess zu Hohenlohe-Waldenburg-Schillingsfürst at Buenos Aires, Argentina, aged 83.

17 August

Death of Count Anton Széchényi (Auersperg) at Sankt Martin im Innkreis, Austria, aged 85.

19 August

Death of Countess Eleonore von Waldburg zu Zeil und Trauchburg née Princess of Bavaria aged 90.

21 August

Death of Princess Birgitte de Bourbon de Parme née Countess Holstein-Ledreborg aged 87.

1 September

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.

2 September

Death of Prince and Duke Antoine-Guillaume Louis von Arenberg at Som Maraia, Pollensa, Spain, aged 85.

4 September

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.

6 September

Death of Angela Maria Smit née Countess von Salm-Hoogstraeten likely in Esbeek, The Netherlands, aged 63.

9 September

Death of Prince Meinrad von Hohenzollern in Murnau-Hechendorf, Germany, aged 84.

16 September

Death of Jean-Claude Lecomte (Napoléon) aged 61.

17 September

Death of Sheikha Ghaya bint Sultan bin Salem Al Qasimi of Ras Al Khaimah.

20 September

Death of Prince Dominik von und zu Liechtenstein at Vienna, Austria, aged 59.

22 September

Death of Prince Hamidollah Khan Enayat Seraj of Afghanistan aged 92.

23 September

Death of Prince Ertugrul Osman of Turkey in Istanbul, Turkey, aged 97.

26 September

Death of Prince Mansour bin Mohammed bin Nawaf bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia in the USA, aged 26.

3 October

Death of Queen Fatima Al-Shifa Al-Sinousi of Libya at Cairo, Egypt, aged 97 or 98.

4 October

Death of Princess Brigitte Elisabeth von Hessen-Philippsthal-Barchfeld née Göllner at Kronberg im Taunus, Germany, aged 59.

8 October

Death of Sheikh Khaled Ali Sabah Al-Sabah Saud al-Sabah of Kuwait aged 16.

10 October

Death of Princess Magdalene of Prussia née Princess Reuss at Löwenstein Castle, Kleinheubach, aged 89.

11 October

Death of Joan Martí Alanis, former Co-Prince of Andorra, Bishop of Urgell aged 81.

15 October

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.

1 November

Death of Baron Christian Nádherný von Borutin (Orsini und Rosenberg) at Friesach, Austria, aged 70.

2 November

Death of Princess Haya bint Abdulaziz bin Abdulrahman Al Saud of Saudi Arabia at King Faisal Specialist Hospital in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, aged 80.

3 November

Death of Princess Ameera bint Abdul Aziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia. The date isn’t 100% certain.

8 November

Death of Leopoldine Huck née Countess von Khevenhüller-Metsch aged 96.

19 November

Death of Bibi Ahmad Hussain Bin Ali Al-Roumi of Kuwait in Kuwait, aged 85.

21 November

Death of Princess Patrícia de Orleans e Bragança (Brazil) at Petrópolis, Brazil, aged 44 or 46.

25 November

Death of Pengiran Sura Negara Pengiran Anak Hj Muhammad Bey Muntassir Pengiran Indera Mahkota Pengiran Anak Kemaludin Al-Haj of Brunei Darussalam aged 53.

28 November

Death of Sheikh Khaled Abdullah Saud Al-Malek Al-Sabah of Kuwait aged 30.

29 November

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.

3 December

Death of Léonore de Wertheimer née Countess von Wurmbrand-Stuppach at Paris, France, aged 82.

6 December

Death of Prince Dedo of Saxony at the “Pflegeheim K & S Seniorenresidenz” in Radebeul, Germany, aged 87.

11 December

Death of Sheikh Sultan bin Saqr bin Mohammad Al Qasimi of Ras Al Khaimah.

21 December

Death of Princess Marie-Thérèse de Lobkowicz née Countess von und zu Trauttmansdorff-Weinsberg aged 87.

26 December

Death of Sheikh Saeed bin Hamdan bin Rashid Al Nuaimi of Ajman (United Arab Emirates).

27 December

Death of Sheikh Rashid bin Ibrahim bin Mohammad Al-Khalifa of Bahrain. The date isn’t 100% certain.