Prince Karl Emich of Leiningen


Prince Karl Emich of Leiningen

Prince Karl Emich of Leiningen ("Karl Emich Nikolaus Friedrich Hermann Prinz zu Leiningen"), was born on June 12, 1952. He is the son of Emich, Prince of Leiningen and his wife Duchess Eilika of Oldenburg.

Marriages and children

He married Princess Margarita of Hohenlohe-Oehringen on June 8, 1984. He had one daughter by this marriage, Princess Cécilia of Leiningen (b. 1988). Princess Margarita died in 1989 in a car accident.

On May 24, 1991, Prince Karl Emich married Dr. Gabriele Renate Thyssen. After an inheritance dispute, he abdicated and gave way to his younger brother Prince Andreas of Leiningen. He is excluded from the line of succession to the British throne, because his then wife was a Roman Catholic at that time. They had one daughter, Theresa Anna Elisabeth Prinzessin von Leiningen (b. 1992), who is HSH Princess Theresa of Leiningen [http://www.btinternet.com/~allan_raymond/Leiningen_Royal_Family.htm] [http://genealogy.euweb.cz/leiningen/leiningen6.html] [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andreas,_8th_Prince_of_Leiningen] [http://www.william1.co.uk/g4.htm] [http://www.emmerdale.org/qvd.htm] [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~conqueror/genealogy_html/i1090.html] . She is also 112th in line of succession to the British throne [http://www.britroyals.com/succession.htm] . In 1998, Karl Emich and Gabriele were divorced.

He married Countess Isabelle of Egloffstein in a civil ceremony on 8 September 2007 in Amorbach, and in a religious ceremony on 7 June, 2008 in Pappenheim.

ources

* [http://www.btinternet.com/~allan_raymond/Leiningen_Royal_Family.htm Monarchies of Europe "Leiningen Royal Family"]


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