Wedding of Prince Christian of Schaumburg-Lippe and Princess Feodora of Denmark, 1937

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The Wedding of Prince Christian of Schaumburg-Lippe, son of Prince Frederick of Schaumburg-Lippe and Princess Louise of Denmark, and Princess Feodora of Denmark, daughter of Prince Harald of Denmark and Princess Helena of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, at Fredensborg Palace on this day in 1937, just a few months after the Wedding of her sister, Princess Alexandrine Louise.

Royal Guests and Relatives in attendance included King Christian X (uncle of the bride and groom, in the Order of the Elephant) and Queen Alexandrine (wearing her Fringe Tiara), Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Ingrid (in the Danish Ruby Parure), Princess Ingeborg of Sweden (wearing her Emerald Parure), Crown Prince Olav and Crown Princess Martha of Norway (in Queen Josefina’s Diamond Tiara), Prince Gustaf Adolf and Princess Sibylla of Sweden (wearing the Connaught Diamond Tiara and and her Sapphire Necklace), Crown Princess Cecilie of Prussia, the Duchess of Brunswick (in the Brunswick Tiara and her Diamond Necklace), the Duchess of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha (wearing the Saxe-Coburg and Gotha Emerald Necklace Tiara), the Prince and Princess of Schaumburg-Lippe (in the Schaumburg-Lippe Sapphire Tiara), the Duchess of Schleswig-Holstein, Prince Knud and Princess Caroline Mathilde of Denmark (sister, wearing Queen Alexandrine’s Russian Sapphire Tiara), Prince Axel of Denmark and Princess Margretha of Sweden and Denmark (in Princess Ingeborg’s Boucheron Pearl Circle Tiara), Prince George of Greece, Prince and Princess Viggo (wearing her Opal Tiara), Princess Frederica of Hannover, and Princess Thyra of Denmark (in her Sapphire Tiara) among a host of Royal and Noble Guests and Relatives.

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The couple, who became Heads of the Náchod branch of the Princely House of Schaumburg-Lippe, had four children, and though their lost their properties in Bohemia in 1945, they remained together until his death in 1974, with the Princess passing away less than a year later.


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