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ALUF, H. - Fürst Wilhelm von Hohenzollern und seine Braut Prinzessin Adelgunde von Bayern.

Title: Fürst Wilhelm von Hohenzollern und seine Braut Prinzessin Adelgunde von Bayern.
Description: München, Percy Hein, 1909. Original photograph, silverprint, postcard, 14 x 9 cm. Photograph No. 95. William, Prince of Hohenzollern (German: Wilhelm August Karl Joseph Peter Ferdinand Benedikt Fürst von Hohenzollern, 7 March 1864 in Schloss Benrath, near Düsseldorf - 22 October 1927 in Sigmaringen, was the eldest son of Leopold, Prince of Hohenzollern and Infanta Antónia of Portugal. William was an older brother of Ferdinand of Romania. His maternal first cousins included (among others) Carlos I of Portugal, Infante Afonso, Duke of Porto, Frederick Augustus III of Saxony, and Princess Maria Josepha of Saxony. Between 1880 and 1886, William was heir presumptive to the Romanian throne. On 20 December 1886, he renounced his rights to the throne in favor of his brother Ferdinand. On 20 January 1915, Wilhelm married secondly Princess Adelgunde of Bavaria. She was a daughter of Ludwig III of Bavaria and Maria Theresia of Austria-Este. There were no children from this marriage. William's title was effectively abolished with the collapse of the German Empire in 1918. He continued to use his princely surname anyway. Princess Adelgunde of Bavaria (Full German name: Adelgunde Marie Auguste Therese Prinzessin von Bayern (17 October 1870, Munich, Kingdom of Bavaria - 4 January 1958, Sigmaringen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany was a Princess of Bavaria by birth and Princess of Hohenzollern through her marriage to William, Prince of Hohenzollern. Adelgunde was the second eldest child of Ludwig III of Bavaria and his wife Maria Theresia of Austria-Este.

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Price: EUR 20.00 = appr. US$ 21.74 Seller: KRUL Antiquarian Books
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