Philipp-Ernst, Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe

Intro German prince
A.K.A. Friedrich August Philipp-Ernst Wolrad
Was Prince
From Germany
Type Royals
Gender male
Birth 26 July 1928, Hagenburg, Germany
Death 28 August 2003, Bückeburg, Germany (aged 75 years)
Star sign Leo

Philipp-Ernst, Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe (Friedrich August Philipp-Ernst Wolrad; 26 July 1928 – 28 August 2003) was a head of the Princely House of Schaumburg-Lippe.

Biography

He was born in Hagenburg, the second son of Prince Wolrad of Schaumburg-Lippe and his wife Princess Bathildis of Schaumburg-Lippe (1903–1983). Following the death of his uncle Prince Adolf II in a plane crash in 1936, Philipp-Ernst's father Wolrad became the new head of the House of Schaumburg-Lippe. After his older brother, Hereditary Prince Georg-Wilhelm, was killed in action at Nössige, Saxony, on 29 April 1945 during the second world war, Philipp-Ernst became the new heir apparent to the House of Schaumburg-Lippe. Philipp-Ernst succeeded to the headship of the house on the death of his father on 15 June 1962, and he remained head until his death at Bückeburg, when he was succeeded by his only surviving son, Alexander.

Marriage and children

He was married to Eva-Benita Freiin von Tiele-Winckler (1927–2013) at Bückeburg on 3 October 1955. They had two sons, with the elder Georg-Wilhelm dying in a motorcycle accident in 1983. Georg-Wilhelm (1956–1983) Alexander (born 1958)

Ancestry

16. George William, Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe
16. George William, Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe
8. Adolf I, Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe
17. Princess Ida of Waldeck and Pyrmont
4. George, Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe
18. George II, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont
9. Princess Hermine of Waldeck and Pyrmont
19. Princess Emma of Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg-Hoym
2. Wolrad, Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe
20. Georg, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg
10. Prince Moritz of Saxe-Altenburg
21. Duchess Marie Louise of Mecklenburg-Schwerin
5. Princess Marie Anne of Saxe-Altenburg
22. Bernhard II, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen
11. Princess Augusta of Saxe-Meiningen
23. Princess Marie Frederica of Hesse-Kassel
1. Philipp Ernst, Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe
24. George William, Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe (= 16)
12. Prince William of Schaumburg-Lippe
25. Princess Ida of Waldeck and Pyrmont (= 17)
6. Prince Albrecht of Schaumburg-Lippe
26. Prince Frederick Augustus of Anhalt-Dessau
13. Princess Bathildis of Anhalt-Dessau
27. Princess Marie Luise Charlotte of Hesse-Kassel
3. Princess Bathildis of Schaumburg-Lippe
28. Duke Eugen of Württemberg
14. Duke Eugen of Württemberg
29. Princess Mathilde of Schaumburg-Lippe
7. Duchess Elsa of Württemberg
30. Grand Duke Konstantin Nikolayevich of Russia
15. Grand Duchess Vera Constantinovna of Russia
31. Princess Alexandra of Saxe-Altenburg
16. George William, Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe
8. Adolf I, Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe
17. Princess Ida of Waldeck and Pyrmont
4. George, Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe
18. George II, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont
9. Princess Hermine of Waldeck and Pyrmont
19. Princess Emma of Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg-Hoym
2. Wolrad, Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe
20. Georg, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg
10. Prince Moritz of Saxe-Altenburg
21. Duchess Marie Louise of Mecklenburg-Schwerin
5. Princess Marie Anne of Saxe-Altenburg
22. Bernhard II, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen
11. Princess Augusta of Saxe-Meiningen
23. Princess Marie Frederica of Hesse-Kassel
1. Philipp Ernst, Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe
24. George William, Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe (= 16)
12. Prince William of Schaumburg-Lippe
25. Princess Ida of Waldeck and Pyrmont (= 17)
6. Prince Albrecht of Schaumburg-Lippe
26. Prince Frederick Augustus of Anhalt-Dessau
13. Princess Bathildis of Anhalt-Dessau
27. Princess Marie Luise Charlotte of Hesse-Kassel
3. Princess Bathildis of Schaumburg-Lippe
28. Duke Eugen of Württemberg
14. Duke Eugen of Württemberg
29. Princess Mathilde of Schaumburg-Lippe
7. Duchess Elsa of Württemberg
30. Grand Duke Konstantin Nikolayevich of Russia
15. Grand Duchess Vera Constantinovna of Russia
31. Princess Alexandra of Saxe-Altenburg
8. Adolf I, Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe
17. Princess Ida of Waldeck and Pyrmont
4. George, Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe
18. George II, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont
9. Princess Hermine of Waldeck and Pyrmont
19. Princess Emma of Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg-Hoym
2. Wolrad, Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe
20. Georg, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg
10. Prince Moritz of Saxe-Altenburg
21. Duchess Marie Louise of Mecklenburg-Schwerin
5. Princess Marie Anne of Saxe-Altenburg
22. Bernhard II, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen
11. Princess Augusta of Saxe-Meiningen
23. Princess Marie Frederica of Hesse-Kassel
1. Philipp Ernst, Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe
24. George William, Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe (= 16)
12. Prince William of Schaumburg-Lippe
25. Princess Ida of Waldeck and Pyrmont (= 17)
6. Prince Albrecht of Schaumburg-Lippe
26. Prince Frederick Augustus of Anhalt-Dessau
13. Princess Bathildis of Anhalt-Dessau
27. Princess Marie Luise Charlotte of Hesse-Kassel
3. Princess Bathildis of Schaumburg-Lippe
28. Duke Eugen of Württemberg
14. Duke Eugen of Württemberg
29. Princess Mathilde of Schaumburg-Lippe
7. Duchess Elsa of Württemberg
30. Grand Duke Konstantin Nikolayevich of Russia
15. Grand Duchess Vera Constantinovna of Russia
31. Princess Alexandra of Saxe-Altenburg
Philipp-Ernst, Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe House of LippeBorn: 26 July 1928 Died: 28 August 2003
Titles in pretence
Preceded byPrince Wolrad Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe15 June 1962 – 28 August 2003 Succeeded byPrince Alexander

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