|Intro||Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont|
|Birth||September 20, 1789 (Weil am Rhein)|
|Death||May 15, 1845 (Bad Arolsen)|
George II, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont (German: Georg Friedrich Heinrich Fürst zu Waldeck und Pyrmont; 20 September 1789 – 15 May 1845) was Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont from 1813 to 1845.
He was the son of George I, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont and Countess Princess Augusta of Schwarzburg-Sondershausen.
Marriage and children
He married Emma, daughter of Victor II, Prince of Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg-Hoym, and Princess Amalie of Nassau-Weilburg, in Schaumburg on 26 June 1823 . They had three sons and two daughters:
- Princess Augusta of Waldeck-Pyrmont (21 July 1824 – 4 September 1893), married Alfred, Prince of Stolberg-Stolberg, had issue.
- Prince Josef of Waldeck and Pyrmont (24 November 1825 – 27 December 1829)
- Princess Hermine of Waldeck and Pyrmont (29 September 1827 – 16 February 1910), married Adolf I, Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe, had issue.
- Georg Victor, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont (14 January 1831 – 12 May 1893), married (1) Princess Helena of Nassau, had issue, (2) married Princess Louise of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, had issue.
- Prince Wolrad of Waldeck and Pyrmont (24 January 1833 – 20 January 1867)
- C. Arnold McNaughton, The Book of Kings: A Royal Genealogy, in 3 volumes (London, U.K.: Garnstone Press, 1973), volume 1, page 232. Hereinafter cited as The Book of Kings.
|Ancestors of George II, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont|
Notes and sources
- Genealogics - Leo van de Pas - Georg, Fürst zu Waldeck und Pyrmont 1813-1845
- thePeerage.com - Georg II Prinz zu Waldeck und Pyrmont
- Georg Heinrich zu Waldeck und Pyrmont (German)
- Karl Theodor Menke: Pyrmont und seine Umgebung. Hameln, Pyrmont, 1840, S.65
- L. Curtze: Geschichte und Beschreibung des Fürstentums Waldeck. Arolsen, 1850, S.619f.
George II, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont
House of Waldeck and Pyrmont
Cadet branch of the House of WaldeckBorn: 20 September 1789 Died: 9 March 1845
|Preceded by |
|Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont |
9 September 1813 – 15 May 1845
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