Deaths 2010

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Last modified: 7 July 2019

Deaths in reigning and non-reigning royal houses of the year 2010.

6 January

Death of Marie-Agnes Prollius née Countess zu Solms-Baruth probably at München, Germany, aged 93.

13 January

Death of Fürst Alfred-Ernst zu Löwenstein-Wertheim-Freudenberg at Kreuzwertheim, Germany, aged 85.

21 January

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

Death of Count Christian zu Castell-Rüdenhausen aged 57.

22 January

Death of Iskandar Ismail, Sultan of Johor at the Puteri Specialist Hospital, Johor, Malaysia, aged 77.

28 January

Death of Prince Lamoral von Thurn und Taxis at Vienna, Austria, aged 72.

29 January

Death of Dalal Mohammad Abdullah Al-Rebee’a (Kuwait) aged 77.

Death of Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalid bin Ahmed Al Qasimi of Sharjah (United Arab Emirates).

3 February

Death of Archduchess Regina of Austria née Princess von Sachsen-Meiningen at Villa Austria in Pöcking am Starnberger See, Germany, aged 85.

7 February

Death of Princess Gabriella Lobkowicz in Prague, Czechia, aged 91.

8 February

Death of Count Albrecht Sizzo zu Solms-Wildenfels at Wiesbaden, Germany, aged 80.

9 February

Death of Prince Alexis zu Windisch-Graetz, after a car accident, at the Ospedale San Sebastiano in Caserta, Italy, aged 18.

12 February

Death of Shahzada Khushwaqt ul Mulk, Prince of Chitral at Islamabad, Pakistan, aged 96.

15 February

Death of Count Christoph von und zu Trauttmansdorff-Weinsberg aged 68.

16 February

Death of Princess Erina von Sachsen née Eilts at Emden, Germany, aged 88.

21 February

Death of Sarala Manandhar (Nepal) at Kathmandu, Nepal, aged 90/91.

Death of Prince Casimir-Johannes zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg aged 93.

24 February

Death of Sheikh Mubarak bin Mohammed Al Nayhan of Abu Dhabi at Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

February (exact date unknown)

Death of Olivier Charbonneaux (Croÿ) aged 67.

6 March

Death of Prince Hubertus zu Bentheim und Steinfurt at Ibbenbüren, Germany, aged 90.

11 March

Death of Princess Sheikha bint Abdulrahman Al Faisal Al Saud of Saudi Arabia aged 95.

12 March

Death of Prince Saud bin Hazlul bin Saud bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia.

Death of Anissa Malikyar née Princess of Afghanistan in Alexandria, Virginia, USA, aged 84. She was born 14 March 1925.

15 March

Death of Hereditary Grand Duchess Elisabeth von Sachsen-Weimar-Eisenach at München, Germany, aged 98.

23 March

Burial of Sheikh Fahad Mubarak Sabah Al Nasser Al Sabah of Kuwait aged 50.

24 March

Death of Fürst Maximilian zu Khevenhüller-Metsch at Niederosterwitz, Austria, aged 90.

26 March

Death of Sheikh Ahmed bin Zayed al-Nayhan of Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) in a plane crash in Morocco.

2 April

Death of Prince Edouard de Lobkowicz at Paris, France, aged 83.

6 April

Death of Baron Augustin d’Aboville (Fürstenberg) at Paris, France, aged 72.

7 April

Death of Prince Fahd bin Saud Al-Kabeer of Saudi Arabia aged 67.

12 April

Death of Countess Hedwig zu Stolberg-Stolberg aged 87.

14 April

Death of Prince Johannes Heinrich von Sachsen-Coburg und Gotha at Innsbruck, Austria, aged 79.

17 April

Death of Sheikh Rashid bin Adbul Aziz bin Rashid al Nuaimi of Ajman (United Arab Emirates) aged 23.

Death of the mother of Prince Mansour bin Miteb bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia at Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, aged 75.

Death of Inkhosikati LaMhlanga (Swaziland) aged 73.

22 April

Death of Sheikha Nora bint Sultan bin Ahmed al Mualla of Umm Al Quwain (United Arab Emirates).

24 April

Death of Hereditary Prince Carl Friedrich zu Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg in a car crash at the Nürburgring in Nürburg, Germany, aged 43.

Death of Rafael Ernesto Longo (Waldbott-Bassenheim) at Buenos Aires, Argentina.

5 May

Death of Sheikha Hessa Abdullah bin Issa bin Ali Al-Khalifa of Bahrain. The date isn’t 100% certain.

Death of Gert Sielaff (Oettingen-Wallerstein) aged 58.

9 May

Death of Per-Edvard Lithander (Prussia) at Göteborg, Sweden, aged 64.

Death of Prince Naif bin Abdullah bin Abdulrahman of Saudi Arabia aged 60.

15 May

Death of Archduke Rudolph of Austria at Brussels, Belgium, aged 90.

16 May

Death of King Kaswarra Patrick Mutengesa II of Mitego (Congo) at Fort Portal municipality, Uganda, aged 81.

22 May

Death of King Lwandile Zwelenkosi Matanzima of AbaThembu BaseRhoda at Life St Dominic’s Hospital in East London, South Africa, aged 39.

23 May

Death of Grand Duchess Leonida Georgievna of Russia née Princess Bagration-Mukhransky at the Hospital La Paz in Madrid, Spain, aged 95.

5 June

Death of Sheikh Nawaf Bader Saud Al-Malek Al-Sabah of Kuwait aged 88.

12 June

Death of Count Karl Max von Schaesberg aged 88.

17 June

Death of Sheikh Basel Salem Sabah Al-Salem Al-Sabah aged 52. It seems he was shot by an uncle after an argument.

25 June

Death of Howard Oxenberg (Yugoslavia) at Palm Beach Gardens, Fl, USA, aged 90.

27 June

Death of Sayyid Thuwainy bin Shihab bin Faisal al Said of Oman aged 85/86.

New! 4 July

Death of Maharajkumari Karuna Devi of Burdwan in Calcutta, India, aged 72.

6 July

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

12 July

Death of Queen Damali of Buganda at Nakasero Hospital, Uganda, aged about 80/81.

15 July

Death of Prince Osman Nami Osmanoglu Bey Efendi (Turkey) at the Dr. Siyami Hersek Cardiovascular Surgery Hospital in Istanbul, Turkey, aged 92.

26 July

Death of Countess Caroline von Wedel (Reuss) at Frankfurt am Main, Germany, aged 87.

27 July

Death of Josef Christoforetti (Windisch-Graetz) in Salzburg, Austria, aged 91.

28 July

Death of Sheikha Badria Saud Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah of Kuwait aged 85.

1 August

Death of Maharaja of Dhrangadhra-Halvad aged 87.

Death of Maria Anna Freifrau von Mayr-Melnhof née Countess von Orsini und Rosenberg at Salzburg, Austria, aged 82.

11 August

Death of Sheikha Maryam bint Ghanem bin Salim Al Shamsi of Sharjah (United Arab Emirates) aged 95.

17 August

Death of Glen Lee Hollinger (Schönborn) at Los Angeles, CA, USA, aged 74.

18 August

Death of Prince Carlos Hugo de Bourbon de Parme, Duke of Parma and Piacenza at Barcelona, Spain, aged 80.

19 August

Death of Prince Richard zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg in a motorcycle accident near Half Moon Road, six miles south of Deer Park, WA, USA, aged 58.

20 August

Death of Princess Hessah bint Turki bin Abdulaziz bin Abdullah bin Turki Al Saud of Saudi Arabia aged 75.

22 August

Death of Princess Hind al-Fassi (Saudi Arabia) at Cairo, Egypt.

28 August

Death of Johanna Freifrau von Aretin née Countess Colloredo-Mansfeld aged 87.

5 September

Death of Countess Brydgytte Blanche Bentinck at Haren, The Netherlands, aged 93.

12 September

Death of Prince Ulrich zu Wied probably at Rottach-Egern, Germany, aged 79.

16 September

Death of Sheikha Asila bint Saif bin Surour Al Sharqi of Fujairah (United Arab Emirates) aged 90.

Death of Fürst Friedrich Wilhelm von Hohenzollern at Sigmaringen, Germany, aged 76.

19 September

Death of Prince Ferdinand zu Bentheim und Steinfurt at Bornheim, Germany aged 72.

27 September

Death of Archduchess Engel Virginia of Austria-Tuscany at Vienna, Austria aged 73.

4 October

Death of Countess Wilhelmine von Keyserling née Princess von Auersperg in Vienna, Austria, aged 89.

6 October

Death of Countess Gabrielle von Kuefstein née Countess von Mensdorff-Pouilly at hospital in Horn, Austria, aged 84.

9 October

Death of Maria Kainz née Princess von Auersperg at Waidhofen an der Thaya, Austria, aged 92.

10 October

Death of Sheikha Huda Badr al Muhammad Al-Ahmed Al-Sabah of Kuwait aged 48.

12 October

Death of Sheikh Ahmad Mohammad Faisal Al-Malek Al-Sabah of Kuwait aged 66.

23 October

Death of Princess Irmingard of Bavaria at Leutstetten, Germany, aged 87.

27 October

Death of Sheikh Saqr bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Ruler of Ras al Khaimah at Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates, aged 90 or 92.

29 October

Death of Countess Juliana von Wurmbrand-Stuppach née Galich at California, USA, aged 82.

4 November

Death of Wolfram Freiherr von Strachwitz und Gross-Zauche (Croÿ) at Bonn, Germany, aged 77.

7 November

Death of Sheikh Abdul Aziz bin Humaid bin Mohammed Al Qasimi of Ras Al Khaimah (United Arab Emirates).

13 November

Death of Count Dieter von Brühl (Waldburg zu Wolfegg und Waldsee) aged 84.

15 November

Death of Mrs Max Descraques Princess Nguyen Thi Nhon (Vietnam) died aged 84.

17 November

Death of Princess Hessah bint Khalid bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia abroad aged 59.

23 November

Death of Prince Badr ibn Turki ibn Abdulaziz ibn Faisal Al Saud of Saudi Arabia aged 31.

29 November

Death of Princess Margarete zur Lippe-Weissenfeld at Rendsburg, Germany, aged 78.

2 December

Death of Sheikh Nasser Mohammad Al-Salman Al-Sabah of Kuwait aged 75.

5 December

Death of Sheikh Khalifa bin Abdulla bin Hassan bin Ali al-Thani of Qatar in a car-accident at Anbar province, Iraq, aged in his 20s.

10 December

Death of Countess Marie Christine Wolff Metternich née Altgräfin zu Salm-Reifferscheidt-Krautheim und Dyck at Göttingen, Germany aged 78.

17 December

Death of Sheikh Rashid bin Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa of Bahrain in Germany.

20 December

Death of Prince Friedrich von und zu Liechtenstein at Riegersburg, Austria, aged 73.

27 December

Death of Prince Badr bin Musaed bin Abdulla bin Abdulrahman al-Saud of Saudi Arabia aged 33.

28 December

Death of Heinz Köster (Thurn und Taxis) likely at Königstein-Falkenstein, Germany, aged 79.

29 December

Death of Thomas Landsberg (Sachsen-Weimar-Eisenach) aged 65.

Exact date unknown

Death of Princess Waltraud of Prussia née Freydag aged 69/70.