Saturday, May 21, 2011

civil Wedding in the House of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Sayn

The civil Wedding of Prince Ludwig (Louis)zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Sayn and Countess Philippa Spannocchi took place on 20. May 2011 in the Gobelin Hall at Sayn Castle. The groom is the third son of Fürst Alxander zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Sayn and his wife Gabriela, née Countess of Schönborn-Wiesentheid the bride one of the daughters of Count Hieronymus Spannocchi and his wife Verena, née Countess of Schönborn-Buchheim.
The couple meet 3 years ago at a hunt host by the brides father. "It was love on first sight  " said the beaming bride after the ceremony. The ceremony took place exactly 3 years and 1 weeks after the first meeting.
The religious Wedding will takle place on 20. August in Austria where the Couple will live. 

Sunday, May 15, 2011

† Princess Maria Elisabeth of Orleans and Bragança, née Princess of Bavaria

Princess Maria Elisabeth of Orleans and Bragança, née Princess of Bavaria passed away at her appartement at the Jardim Botânico at Rio de Janeiro. She was 96 years and 8 months old and the last member of the bavrian Royal Family born when Bavaria was still a Kingdom. She was born on 09.09.1914 at Nymphenburg Castle as daughter of Prince Franz of Bavaria and his wife Isabella, née Princess of Croy and was a granddaughter of the last King of Bavaria, Ludwig III. On 19.08.1937 she married at Nymphenburg Prince PedroHnerique of Orleans and Bragança, the head of Imperial Family of Brazil. The couple had together 12 children 8 sons and 4 daughter. Her husband died on 05.07.1981 and was succeeded as headof the Family be their oldest son Prince Luiz Gastão. 

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Golden Wedding in the House Fugger of Glött

On 10. May Count Albert Fugger of Glött and his wife Elisabeth, nee Baroness of Hertling celebrated their Golden Wedding Anniversary. The celebrated at home together with their 3 children. A Service of Thanksgiving will take placeon 14. may at the church of St. Peter and Paul at Kirchheim.
Count albert was born as son of count Ferdinand Arco of Zinnenberg and his wife Maria, née Countess Fugger of Glött.  In 1962 he was adopted by his childless uncle Joseph Ernst, 2. Fürst Fugger von Glött.