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Ernst I, Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg

Ernst I, Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg

German prince
The basics
Quick Facts
Intro German prince
A.K.A. Ernst I. Fürst zu Hohenlohe-Langenburg
Countries Germany
Occupations Politician
Gender male
Birth 7 May 1794 (Langenburg)
Death 12 April 1860 (Baden-Baden)
Star sign Taurus
Mother: Countess Amalie Henriette of Solms-Baruth
Father: Charles Louis
Siblings: Princess Agnes of Hohenlohe-LangenburgPrincess Helene of Hohenlohe-Langenburg
Spouse: Princess Feodora of Leiningen
Children: Princess Feodora of Hohenlohe-LangenburgPrincess Adelheid of Hohenlohe-LangenburgHermannPrince Victor of Hohenlohe-LangenburgCarl Ludwig II, Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg
Education University of Tübingen, Heidelberg University
The details

Ernst Christian Carl, 4th Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg (7 May 1794 – 12 April 1860), was the brother-in-law of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom. He was the son of Prince Charles Louis of Hohenlohe-Langenburg and Countess Amalie Henriette of Solms-Baruth.



He married Princess Feodora of Leiningen, the only daughter of Emich Carl, 2nd Prince of Leiningen, and Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld on 18 February 1828 at Kensington Palace in London. She was the elder half-sister of the future British queen.

He succeeded to the title of 4th Prince zu Hohenlohe-Langenburg on 4 April 1825, and attained the rank of Major-General.


Name Birth Death Age Notes
Carl Ludwig Wilhelm Leopold, Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg 25 October 1829 16 May 1907 77 years Succeeded to the title on 12 April 1860, but abdicated his rights in favor of his younger brother on 21 April of the same year.
Princess Elise of Hohenlohe-Langenburg 8 November 1830 27 February 1850 19 years
Hermann Ernst Franz Bernhard VI, Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg 31 August 1832 8 March 1913 80 years Married Princess Leopoldine of Baden
Prince Victor of Hohenlohe-Langenburg 11 December 1833 31 December 1891 58 years Settled in Great Britain and married morganatically.
Princess Adelheid of Hohenlohe-Langenburg 20 July 1835 25 January 1900 64 years Married Frederick VIII, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein.
Princess Feodora Victoria Adelheid of Hohenlohe-Langeburg 7 July 1839 10 February 1872 32 years Married George II, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen


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