Deaths 2011

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Last modified: 7 July 2019

Deaths in reigning and non-reigning royal houses of the year 2011.

4 January

Death (suicide) of Prince Alireza Pahlavi (Iran) at Boston, Mass., USA, aged 44.

6 January

Death of Prince Faisal bin Fahd bin Abdullah bin Jalloway al Saud of Saudi Arabia aged 86.

12 January

Death of Duchess Ilona zu Mecklenburg née Archduchess of Austria at Bad Krozingen, Germany, aged 83.

13 January

Death of Duke Georg-Moritz von Oldenburg in Rickling, Germany, aged 53.

16 January

Death of Count Friedrich Karl von Schönborn-Buchheim in the USA, aged 96.

New! 20 January

Death of Shrimant Ranbir Singhji Sahib Bahadur, 16th and last Maharaja of Ratlam aged 78.

23 January

Death of Sheikh Abdulla bin Sultan bin Rashid Al Nuaimi of Ajman (United Arab Emirates).

2 February

Death of Prince Saud ibn Khalid ibn Mohammed ibn Abdulrahman al Saud of Saudi Arabia abroad, aged 75.

4 February

Death of Duchess Gertrud von Oldenburg née Princess zu Löwenstein-Wertheim-Freudenberg aged 85.

6 February

Death of Princess Nicole de Croÿ née Countess de Marnix de Sainte Aldegonde at Kraainem, Belgium, aged 91.

15 February

Death of Carl Barton Hess (Schwarzenberg) at Manhattan, New York, USA, aged 98.

16 February

Death of Antoinette Auff’m-Ordt née Princess de Croÿ at Dülmen, Germany, aged 95.

Death of Fürstin Eleonore zu Salm-Salm née von Zitzewitz at Aumühle/Reinbek, Germany, aged 91.

3 March

Death of Sheikh Khaled Al-Yousif Al-Saud Al-Sabah of Kuwait aged 57.

10 March

Death of Michel Denizot (Bourbon-Two Sicilies) at Paris, France, aged 87.

11 March

Death of Jörg Brena (Sachsen-Weimar und Eisenach) at Bad Krozingen, Germany, aged 89.

16 March

Death of Fürst Paul von Quadt zu Wykradt und Isny at Lindau, Germany, aged 80.

17 March

Death of Princess Antoinette of Monaco, baroness de Massy at the Centre Hospitalier Princesse Grace in Monaco, aged 90.

21 March

Death of Count Léopold de Lannoy (Croÿ) aged 84.

22 March

Death of Tengku Ampuan Bariah Sultan Alam Shah (Terengganu, Malaysia) at the Seri Kota Hospital, Klang, Malaysia, aged 77/78.

3 April

Death of Count Wilhelm zu Stolberg-Stolberg at Cascais, Portugal, aged 83.

13 April

Death of Princess Seeta bint Abdul Aziz bin Abdul Rahman Al-Saud of Saudi Arabia aged 80.

16 April

Death of Bhawani Singh, Maharaja of Jaipur at hospital in Gurgaon, India, aged 79.

17 April

Death of Prince Franz zu Windisch-Graetz at Vienna, Austria, aged 98.

18 April

Death of Princess Theresa de Orleans e Bragança (Brazil) at Estoril, Portugal, aged 91.

2 May

Death of Sheikha Moaza bint Hamad al-Khalifa of Bahrain at Riffa, Bahrain.

4 May

Death of Sheikh Khalid al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah of Kuwait aged 76.

6 May

Death of Princess Laura von und zu Liechtenstein née dei Marchesi Malvezzi Campeggi at Frauenthal Castle, Deutschlandsberg, Austria, aged 70.

Death of Freifrau Marie-Antonia von Twickel née Countess zu Stolberg-Stolberg at Westheim, Germany, aged 87.

13 May

Death of Princess Dona Maria de Orleans e Bragança (Brazil) née Princess of Bavaria at the Jardim Botânico, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, aged 96.

25 May

Death of Inge Kollmann née Sponer (Thurn und Taxis), aged 89.

26 May

Death of Donald Bruce Guthrie (KÖnigsegg-Aulendorf) in Los Angeles, CA, USA, aged 84.

31 May

Death of Raja Saidatul Ihsan Tengku Badar Shah (Selangor, Malaysia) at Ampang Puteri Hospital in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, aged 88.

10 June

Death of Prince Khalid bin Abdullah bin Saud bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia aged 54.

11 June

Death of Princess Munira Bint Sultan Ibn Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia aged 59.

14 June

Death of the 14th Duke of Croÿ aged 96.

17 June

Death of Prince Georg von Auersperg aged 88.

Death of Rama Varma Kochaniyan Thampuran (Cochin, India) at Bharananganam, India, aged 91.

20 June

Death of Freifrau Helene-Sophie von Forstner née Princess zu Waldeck und Pyrmont aged 66.

28 June

Death of Sheikh Abdulla bin Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa of Bahrain.

4 July

Death of Dr Otto von Habsburg, last Crown Prince of Austria and Hungary at Villa Austria in Pöcking am Starnberger See, Germany, Germany, aged 98.

Death of Princess Ilse Lilly von Croÿ née Hofmann aged 74.

8 July

Death of Archduchess Maria Valerie of Austria née Countess von Waldburg-Zeil-Hohenems aged 98.

Death of Princess Sidonia Lobkowicz “Sonja” at Coventry, Great Britain, aged 86.

13 July

Death of Princess Katrin von Sachsen-Coburg und Gotha née Bremme at Grein, Austria, aged 71.

23 July

Death of Countess Stephanie von Harrach née Countess von und zu Eltz gen. Faust von Stromberg aged 93.

27 July

Death of Princess Bejaratana Rajasuda of Thailand at the Siriraj Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand, aged 85.

29 July

Death of Princess Sultana Bint Turki Al-Sudairi (Saudi Arabia) aged 71.

31 July

Burial of Prince Khalid bin Yazid bin Abdullah bin Abdulrahman Al-Saud of Saudi Arabia at Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

1 August

Death of Elisabeth Düvelius née Countess zu Castell-Rüdenhausen at Uffing am Staffelsee, Germany, aged 96.

15 August

Death of the 12th Duke of Arenberg at Lausanne, Switzerland, aged 90.

18 August

Death of Maria-Theresia Dessewffy de Csernek et Tarkö née Princess von und zu Liechtenstein at Australia aged 57.

19 August

Death of Michaela Rosemeyer née Countess zu Castell-Rüdenhausen at Grünwald near München, Germany, aged 65.

Death of Countess Elisabeth zu Stolberg-Stolberg née Countess Kinsky von Wchinitz und Tettau aged 75.

24 August

Death of Princess Muneerah bint Abdul Aziz bin Musaed bin Juluwe Al-Saud of Saudi Arabia at Paris, France, aged 80.

25 August

Death of Thomas Rehner (Hohenlohe-Schillingsfürst) at Nürnberg, Germany, aged 93.

29 August

Death of Prince Alexander della Torre e Tasso at Awendaw, South Carolina, USA, aged 71.

30 August

Death of Prince Adrian von Sachsen-Coburg und Gotha at Bern, Switzerland, aged 55.

4 September

Death of Princess Lalla Aicha of Morocco at Rabat, Morocco, aged 81.

Death of Count Georg zu Stolberg-Stolberg at Kamenz, Germany, aged 83.

6 September

Death of Archduke Felix of Austria at San Ángel, Mexico aged 95.

7 September

Death of Princess Catherine zu Sayn-Wittgenstein née Bennie at Vancouver, Canada, aged 47.

11 September

Death of Countess Amelie zu Dohna-Schlobitten née Countess zu Ortenburg at Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, aged 101.

12 September

Death of Prince Rasso of Bavaria at Tutzing am Starnberger See, Germany, aged 85.

Death of Princess Nora bint Turki bin Abdulaziz bin Turki Al-Saud of Saudi Arabia aged 95.

22 September

Death of Baronne Grand d’Esnon née Princess Gertrud-Renata Reuss aged 86.

26 September

Death of Princess Qumash bint Abdulaziz bin Abdulrahman Al-Saud of Saudi Arabia aged 85.

28 September

Death of Count Botho von Hohenthal-Püchau (Bentheim-Tecklenburg) aged 85.

1 October

Death of Count Conradin Friedrich zu Castell-Rüdenhausen at Ingå, Finland, aged 77.

Death of Princess Masha’el bint Faisal bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia aged 72.

6 October

Death of Raja Perempuan Muzwin of Perak at the Institut Jantung Negara, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, aged 82.

8 October

Death of Prince Abdulrahman bin Ahmad bin Abdulrahman Al-Saud of Saudi Arabia aged 67.

11 October

Death of Countess Maria Antonia von Waldburg zu Wolfegg und Waldsee née Princess von Hohenzollern aged 90.

12 October

Death of Auguste Brubach née Princess zu Salm-Salm, aged 95.

13 October

Death of Countess Henriette von und zu Eltz gen. Faust von Stromberg née Princess von und zu Liechtenstein aged 96.

18 October

Death of Prince Saiful Mulk Nasir, Mehtar of Chitral at Islamabad, India, aged 61.

22 October

Death of Prince André de Bourbon de Parme at Dourdan (Essonne), France aged 83.

Death of Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz al-Saud of Saudi Arabia at the Presbyterian Hospital in Manhattan, New York, USA, aged about 80.

24 October

Death of Archduke István (Stefan) of Austria at the Benedictus Hospital in Tutzing, Germany, aged 77.

30 October

Death of Fürstin Franziska zu Hohenlohe-Bartenstein née Princess zu Oettingen-Oettingen und Oettingen- Spielberg at hospital in Bad Mergentheim, Germany, aged 64.

2 November

Death of Prince Ahmed Ibrahim of Egypt aged 69.

4 November

Death of Countess Gisela von Schlitz gen. von Görtz und Wrisberg née Stang aged 90.

15 November

New! Death of Otto Kurzendorfer (Pappenheim) aged 74

Death of Juan Ramón Theler (Sayn-Wittgenstein-Hohenstein) at Manacor, Spain, aged 79. He shot himself (suicide).

17 November

Death of Count Stephan von Walderdorff (Croÿ) aged 48.

19 November

Death of Prince Franz-Karl zu Salm-Salm at Wallhausen, Germany, aged 93.

Burial of Princess Hajer bint Saud bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud of Saudi Arabia abroad, aged 53.

21 November

Death of Princess Christina von Hessen at Gersau, Switzerland, aged 78.

22 November

Death of Duchess Elisabeth von Hohenberg née Princess of Luxembourg at Fischbach Castle, Luxembourg, aged 88.

30 November

Death of King Leka I of the Albanians at the Mother Teresa Hospital in Tirana, Albania, aged 72.

11 December

Death of Fürst Heinrich von Orsini und Rosenberg aged 86.

13 December

Death of Don José Maria Trénor y Suarez de Lezo, 11th Marquess de Serdañola (Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg) at Cerdanyola del Vallès, Spain, aged 72.

20 December

Death of Countess Agathe zu Ortenburg née Countess von Schaesberg at Coburg, Germany, aged 86.

28 December

Death of Count Clemens von Matuschka (Hohenlohe-Waldenburg-Schillingsfürst) at Moone Abbey, Moone, Co. Kildare, Ireland, aged 83.

30 December

Death of Sheikha Nasima Al-Humood Al-Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah of Kuwait aged 73.