Deaths 2019

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Last modified: 8 December 2019

Deaths in reigning and non-reigning royal houses of the year 2019.

1 January

Death of Elisabeth Sandhofer née Archduchess of Austria, Princess of Tuscany in Salzburg, Austria, aged 76.

6 January

Death of Fürstin Paula zu Fürstenberg née Countess zu Königsegg-Aulendorf at the Salzmannhaus, Donaueschingen, Germany, aged 93.

11 January

Death of Angela Wepper née von Morgen (Hohenzollern) at hospital in Vogtareuth, Germany, aged 76.

12 January

Death of Edward Taw Phaya (Burma) aged 94.

New! Death of Princess .. of Saudi Arabia. She was the mother of Princess A’alyah bint Saud bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.

21 January

Death of The Count of Paris (France) in Paris, France, aged 85.

27 January

Death of Countess Maria Felicitas von Schönburg-Glauchau in MÜnchen, Germany, aged 60.

January (exact date unknown)

Death of Princess Dali Bagration-Gruzinsky (Georgia) aged 76.

11 February

Death of Princess Alix de Ligne née Princess of Luxembourg in Beloeil, Belgium, aged 89.

18 February

Death of Prince Abdullah bin Faisal bin Turki of Saudi Arabia.

19 February

Death of Sir Miles Huntington-Whiteley, 4th Baronet (Castell-Rüdenhausen) aged 89.

New! 22 February

Burial of Princess Adhwa’a bint Abdulaziz bin Mohammad bin Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Faisal Al Saud of Saudi Arabia.

February (exact date unknown)

Death of Princess Sara Gizaw, Duchess of Harar in Addis Abeba, Ethiopia, aged 90. Reports either say 15, 16 or 17 February.

5 March

Death of Princess Juhayer bint Saud bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia.

8 March

Death of Inkhosikati LaDube of eSwatini née Nothando Dube (Swaziland) in South Africa, aged 31.

New! 12 May

Burial of Prince Faisal bin Badr bin Fahd bin Sa’ad bin Abdulrahman Al Saud of Saudi Arabia.

New! 14 March

Death of Maria Anna Oehlmann née Countess zu Stolberg-Stolberg, aged 99.

20 March

Death of Nobuhiko Higashikuni (Japan) aged 74.

1 April

Burial of Heide Prinzessin von Preußen-Müllem née Schmidt aged 80.

3 April

Death of Sheikha Aisha bint Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa of Bahrain.

New! 17 April

Burial of Princess .. of Saudi Arabia. She was the mother of Prince Abdulaziz bin Hathloul bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.

19 April

Death of Duchess Gabrielle von Croÿ née Princess of Bavaria in Merfeld, Germany, aged 91.

23 April

Death of Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg in Luxembourg aged 98.

24 April

Death of Prince Johannes von Auersperg aged 85.

April (exact date unknown)

Death of Sangram Singh Raje Pawar (Dhar, India).

New! 3 May

Death of Count Christian zu Stolberg-Stolberg né Georgs, aged 78.

New! 6 May

Burial of Princess Hessa bint Saud bin Abdullah bin Saud bin Faisal Al Saud of Saudi Arabia.

11 May

Death of Carolyn Willison Kawananakoa (Hawaii) in Volcano, Hawaii, aged 85.

18 May

Death of Prince and Landgraf Hermann von Hessen-Philippsthal-Barchfeld at Augustenau Castle, Herleshausen, Germany, aged 83.

Death of Princess Marie zu Schwarzenberg in Zürich, Switzerland, aged 32.

Death of David Snyder (Tuscany) in a car accident near Coopersville, Ottawa County, Michigan, USA, aged 62.

22 May

Death of Ahmad Shah Al Musta’in Billah Sultan Abu Bakar, 5th Sultan of Pahang (Malaysia) at the National Heart Institute in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, aged 88.

27 May

Death of Prince Wolfgang zu Hohenlohe-Oehringen aged 94.

Death of Countess Jutta von und zu Trauttmansdorff-Weinsberg née Khaelß von Kaelsberg, aged 79.

30 May

Death of Henriette von Bohlen und Halbach née Princess von Auersperg aged 85.

31 May

Death of Countess Priscilla zu Waldburg-Zeil-Hohenems née Countess von Schönborn-Wiesentheid at Hohenems Castle, Austria, aged 85.

3 June

Death of Princess Woizlawa Feodora Reuss née Duchess of Mecklenburg-Schwerin in Strittmatt, Germany, aged 100.

New! 13 June

Death of Prince Mohammed bin Miteb bin Abdullah of Saudi Arabia.

17 June

New! Death of Countess Marianne von Platen zu Hallermund née Hormann, aged 78

Death of Sheikh Mansour bin Ahmed bin Ali Al Thani of Qatar.

30 June

Death of Ferdinand Fürst zu Hohenlohe-Bartenstein aged 77.

1 July

Burial of Sheikh Khalid bin Sultan Al Qasimi of Sharjah (UAE) in London, Great Britain, aged 39.

5 July

Burial of Princess Al Jawhara bint Abdulaziz bin Musaed bin Jalawi Al Saud of Saudi Arabia.

New! 7 July

Death of Countess Luitgard von der Goltz née Countess zu Solms-Laubach, aged 94.

New! 12 July

Death of Princess Stephanie zu Windisch-Graetz at the Saint-Pierre Hospital, Bruxelles, Belgium, aged 79.

New! 28 July

Death of Prince Bandar bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia aged 95.

New! 2 August

Death of Princess Ilona von und zu Liechtenstein née Countess Esterházy de Galántha, aged 98.

New! 16 August

Death of Princess Christina of the Netherlandsg at the Noordeinde complex, The Hague, The Netherlands, aged 72.

New! 20 August

Death of Princess Dina Abdul Hamid (Jordan) in Amman, Jordan, aged 89.

New! 5 September

Death of Countess Marie Gabrielle von Neipperg in Wangen im Allgäu, Germany, aged 99.

New! 6 September

Death of Prince Rudolf zur Lippe in Berlin, Germany, aged 82.

New! 8 September

Death of Alexandra Prinzessin von Preussen née Blahova aged 71.

Death of Count Peter von und zu Trauttmansdorff-Weinsberg aged 80.

New! 9 September

Burial of Prince Faisal bin Fahd bin Mishari bin Jliwy Al Saud of Saudi Arabia.

New! 12 September

Death of Maharajkumari Kamal Prabha Devi (Tripura) in Nagaon, Assam, India,, aged 104.

New! 19 September

Death of Prince Nikolaus von Lobkowicz in Starnberg, Germany, aged 88.

23 September

Burial of Princess .. of Saudi Arabia in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. She was the mother of Prince Nawaf bin Musaed bin Abdulaziz.

New! 26 September

Death of Jacques Chirac, who as president of France was also Co-Prince of Andorra, in Paris, France, aged 86.

New! 27 September

Death of Princess .. of Saudi Arabia. She was the mother of Princess Fatima bint Musaed bin Abdulrahman.

New! 28 September

Death of Sultan Ismail Petra ibni Almarhum Sultan Yahya Petra, Sultan of Kelantan (Malaysia) at the royal ward of the Raja Perempuan Zainab II Hospital in Kota Bharu, Kelantan, Malaysia, aged 69.

New! 4 October

Death of Countess Gertrude zu Stolberg-Stolberg née Countess von Mensdorff-Pouilly, aged 53.

New! 6 October

Death of Duke Ludwig von Württemberg in Weingarten, Germany, aged 88.

New! 7 October

Death of Princess .. of Saudi Arabia. She was the mother of Prince Bandar bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.

New! 1 November

Death of Princess Armgard of Prussia née von Veltheim at Holzminden, Germany, aged 94.

Death of Princess .. of Saudi Arabia. She was the mother of Prince Khalid bin Saad bin Mohammed bin Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Faisal Al Saud.

New! 11 November

Death of Prince Antonio of Bourbon-Two Sicilies aged 90.

New! 15 November

Death of Adolph Count van Rechteren-Limpurg at Huize Almelo, Almelo, The Netherlands, aged 88.

New! 18 November

Death of Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed Al Nahyan of Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) aged 62/63.

Death of Princess Norodom Bopha Devi of Cambodia in hospital, Bangkok, Thailand, aged 76.

New! 22 November

Death of Martin Geck (Salm-Salm) in Bochum, Germany, aged 83.

New! 23 November

Death of Sheikh Humoud Sabah Salem Humoud Al-Sabah of Kuwait aged 64.

New! 2 December

Death of Prince Miteb bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia aged 88.