Wedding of Prince Friedrich Karl of Windisch-Grätz and Princess Dorothea of Hesse, 1959

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The Wedding of Princess Dorothea of Hesse, daughter of Princess Sophie of Greece and Hanover and a niece of the Duke of Edinburgh, and Prince Friedrich Karl of Windisch-Grätz in a Civil Wedding at Schliersee followed by a Religious Wedding in Munich on this day in 1959, with a glittering Wedding Ball on the evening after the Civil Wedding, for which the bride wore the Hesse Aquamarine Tiara. The couple had two daughters, and remained happily married until his death in 2002.


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