03 December 2015

† Fürst Georg of Waldburg zu Zeil and Trauchburg


Fürst Georg  of Waldburg zu Zeil and Trauchburg dies yesterday Wednesday 02.12.2015 at the age of 87 at Zeil Castle. He was born on 05.06.1928 as oldest son of Fürst Erich August of Waldburg zu Zeil and Trauchburg and his wife Monika, née Princess zu Löwenstein-WErtheim-Rosenberg. Aftger the early death of his father in 1953 he became thre 7. Fürst. In 1958 he married Princess Marie Gabriele of Bavaria, one of the twin-ddaughhers of the late Duke Albrecht of Bavaria, the head of the Royal House of Bavaria. Together the Couple who lived at Zeil Casle nr Leutkirch had 6 children 5 daughters and 1 son-. His succesor as 8. Fürst of Waldburg zu Zeil and Trauchburg is his only son Erich who is married to Duchess Mathilde of Bavaria, a daugfhter of Duke Carl of Württemberg. The new Princely Couple has 5 daughters but no son. 

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