Friday, May 25, 2018

Funeral of Duke Friedrich of Württemberg

Photo: People Picture / Willi Schneider
Earlier today the funeral of Duke Friedrich of Württemberg took place in the southern German town of Altshausen. Among the 2,000 mourners at the funeral were Fürst Hans-Adam II, Hereditary Prince Alois, Hereditary Princess Sophie, their daughter Princess Marie-Caroline, Prince Stefan and Princess Florentine of Liechtenstein as well as Princess Sibilla of Luxembourg. The parents of Hereditary Princess Sophie, Duke Max and Duchess Elizabeth in Bavaria, and her sisters and spouses were all in attendance too as the Hereditary Princess' younger sister is married to a brother of the late Duke.
Photo: DPA
Duke Friedrich, the oldest son and heir of Duke Carl of Württemberg and his wife Princess Diane of Orléans, was killed in a car accident on May 9. He was 56-years-old and leaves his wife, Duchess Marie of Württemberg, née Princess of Wied, and three grown children, Duke Wilhelm, Duchess Marie-Amélie and Duchess Sophie-Dorothée.

A video of the arrival of the Liechtenstein and Luxembourg royals can be found at Schwäbische.

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