Karl, 6t Prince o Leiningen

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Karl o Leiningen
Prince o Leiningen
Tenure18 Julie 1939 - 2 August 1946
PredecessorPrince Emich
SuccessorPrince Emich Kirill
Full name
Friedrich Karl Eduard Erwin
Born13 Februar 1898(1898-02-13)
Strassburg, German Empire
Dee'd2 August 1946(1946-08-02) (aged 48)
Saransk, Soviet Union
Spoose(s)Grand Duchess Maria Kirillovna o Roushie (m. 1925)
FaitherPrince Emich, 5t Prince o Leiningen
MitherPrincess Feodore o Hohenlohe-Langenburg
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Karl, Prince o Leiningen (Friedrich Karl Eduard Erwin; 13 Februar 1898 – 2 August 1946) wis the son o Emich, 5t Prince o Leiningen. He wis the 6t Prince o Leiningen frae 1939 until his daith.

Early life[eedit | eedit soorce]

Karl wis born at Straßburg, German Empire (which later became Strasbourg in Fraunce), the seicont bairn an first son o Emich, 5t Prince o Leiningen (1866–1939) (son o Ernst Leopold, 4t Prince o Leiningen and Princess Marie Amelie o Baden) an his wife, Princess Feodore o Hohenlohe-Langenburg (1866–1932) (dochter o Hermann, Prince o Hohenlohe-Langenburg an Princess Leopoldine o Baden). Through his faither he wis descendant o Gustav IV Adolf o Sweden.

Mairiage[eedit | eedit soorce]

Karl mairit on 25 November 1925 in Langenburg tae Grand Duchess Maria Kirillovna o Roushie (1907–1951), auldest bairn o Cyril Vladimirovich, Grand Duke of Roushie an his wife, Princess Victoria Melita o Saxe-Coburg an Gotha and his third cousin through descent from Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld. (Karl is descended frae the son o Victoria's first mairiage an Maria's descent is frae the dochter o Victoria's second mairiage).

Issue[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Emich Kyrill, Prince o Leiningen (18 October 1926 – 30 October 1991) mairit Duchess Eilika o Oldenburg (dochter o Nicolas Frederick William, Hereditary Grand Duke o Oldenburg) an haed issue.
  2. Prince Karl o Leiningen (2 Januar 1928 – 28 September 1990) mairit Princess Marie Louise o Bulgarie an haed issue.
  3. Princess Kira of Leiningen (18 Julie 1930 – 24 September 2005) mairit Prince Andrew o Yugoslavie an haed issue.
  4. Princess Margarita o Leiningen (9 Mey 1932 – 16 Juin 1996) mairit Frederick William, Prince o Hohenzollern an haed issue.
  5. Princess Mechtilde o Leiningen (2 Januar 1936) mairit Karl Bauscher an haed issue.
  • Prince Friedrich o Leiningen (18 Juin 1938 – 29 August 1998) mairit Karin Göss. Remairit Helga Eschenbacher.
  1. Prince Peter o Leiningen (23 December 1942 – 12 Januar 1943)

Teetles an styles[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • 13 Februar 1898 – 5 Aprile 1904 His Serene Highness Prince Karl o Leiningen
  • 5 Aprile 1904 – 18 Julie 1939 His Serene Highness The Hereditary Prince o Leiningen
  • 18 Julie 1939 – 2 August 1946 (teetular) His Serene Highness The Prince o Leiningen.