Prince Waldemar of Schaumburg-Lippe Wikipedia
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia 5th of April 2023
|Born||19 December 1940|
Glienicke Palace, Brandenburg, Prussia, Germany
|Died||11 August 2020 (aged 79)|
|Spouse||Anne-Lise Johansen(m. 1977; div. 1991)|
Karin Grundmann(m. 2001; div. 2002)
Ruth Schneidewind(m. 2002; div. 2003)
Gertraud Thekla Antonia Prinzessin zu Schaumburg-Lippe Wagner-Schöppl(m. 2008)
|Father||Prince Christian of Schaumburg-Lippe|
|Mother||Princess Feodora of Denmark|
Prince Waldemar of Schaumburg-Lippe (German: Waldemar Stephan Ferdinand Wolrad Friedrich Karl Prinz zu Schaumburg-Lippe; 19 December 1940 – 11 August 2020) was a German-born banker and member of the House of Schaumburg-Lippe. He was a twice great-grandson of Frederick VIII of Denmark; as such, he was a twice second cousin of Margrethe II of Denmark.
Prince Waldemar was born in Germany in 1940. Queen Alexandrine of Denmark was among his godparents. At the age of five, he moved to Denmark to live with his maternal aunt and uncle, Princess Caroline-Mathilde and Prince Knud. At the age of 10, he returned to West Germany. He later trained as a banker.
In 1977, he moved to Denmark once again and became a Danish citizen upon marrying Anne-Lise Johansen, the court photographer of his twice second cousin, Margrethe II. As a widower he married his beloved wife Dr. Gertraud Thekla Antonia Prinzessin zu Schaumburg-Lippe (Princess Antonia).
Prince Waldemar died on 11 August 2020 in the United States at the age of 79.
Marriage and issue
Prince Waldemar first married Anne-Lise Johansen (Copenhagen, 8 August 1946 – Dronningmølle, 27 July 1994) in Karlebo on 10 September 1977. They divorced in 1991. They had one daughter:
Princess Eleonore-Christine Eugenie Benita Feodora Maria of Schaumburg-Lippe (born 22 December 1978 in Hørsholm, Denmark)
He married secondly Karin Grundmann (9 December 1962) in Hamburg on 15 May 2001. They divorced in 2002. They had no children.
He married thirdly Ruth Schneidewind (4 August 1949) in Wilhelmshaven, Lower Saxony, in 2002. They divorced in 2003. They had no children.
Prince Waldemar married fourthly Gertraud Antonia Prinzessin zu Schaumburg-Lippe Wagner-Schöppl (21 September 1956) on 20 September 2008 at Schönbrunn Palace, Vienna. They had one son: Mario Max Prince Antonius Adolf Alber Edward Oliver Gertraud Edith Helga Magdalena Prinz zu Schaumburg-Lippe.
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