Wedding of Prince Karl of Hesse and Countess Yvonne Szapary von Muraszombath Széchysziget und Szapár, 1966

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The Wedding of Prince Karl of Hesse, son of Prince Christoph of Hesse and Princess Sophie of Greece and Denmark, and Countess Yvonne Szapary von Muraszombath Széchysziget und Szapár, the daughter of Count Béla Szapary von Muraszombath Széchysziget und Szapár and Baroness Ursula von Richthofen, at the Grote of Sint-Jacobskerk in The Hague on this day in 1966, following a magnificent Ball at Schloss Friedrichshof in Kronberg. This came just a month after the lavish celebrations for the Wedding of Crown Princess Beatrix of The Netherlands. The couple have two children, Prince Christoph and Princess Irina, who is married to the Count of Schönburg-Glauchau.

Royal Guests and Relatives included Princess Sophie of Greece (mother of the groom) and Prince George William of Hannover (stepfather of the groom), Princess Andrew of Greece (grandmother of the groom), the Duke of Edinburgh (uncle of the groom), King Constantine II and Queen Anne-Marie of Greece (cousins of the groom), Prince Juan Carlos and Princess Sofia of Spain (cousins of the groom), the Duchess of Brunswick (step-grandmother of the groom), Prince Moritz, Landgrave of Hesse (cousin of the groom), the Prince of Hesse (cousin of the groom), Princess Theodora, Margravine of Baden (aunt of the groom), Princess Margarita of Hohenlohe-Langenburg (aunt of the groom), Princess Christina of Sweden, Princess Benedikte of Denmark, Princess Irene of Greece, Princess Beatrix of Hohenlohe-Langenburg, Prince Ludwig of Baden, Prince Richard of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg, and the Duke of Wurttemberg.


Wedding Ball at Schloss Friedrichshof in Kronberg

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