Friday, February 14, 2020

The Most Recent QVD Marriage: A Valentine's Day Wedding for a Prinz von Preußen

Note: A big thank you to my dear friend Hein Bruins of Hein's Royal Genealogy Page for providing this information.

Valentine's Day newlyweds: Alexander von Preußen and his wife
Today, 14 February 2020, Prince Alexander of Prussia was married in a civil ceremony. The name of his wife is not yet known. Alexander's branch of the Prussian royal family is very private.

Princess Eva Maria, Princess Marie Antoinette, and Prince Adalbert of Prussia in 1997.
Photograph (c) Presse-Foto-Seeger
Born on 3 October 1984, Alexander is the eldest of the three sons of Prince Adalbert of Prussia (b.1948) and Eva Maria Kudicke (b.1951). Adalbert and Eva Maria married in 1981. Their children are Prince Alexander and the twin Princes Christian and Philipp (b.3 July 1986). Alex von Preußen is a Senior Director at Holtzbrinck Digital in Munich. The prince studied economics at Bocconi University and then went on to receive his masters in International Business from Maastricht University in Belgium.

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Prince Alexander of Prussia's paternal grandparents were Prince Wilhelm Viktor of Prussia (1919-1989) and Countess Marie Antoinette Hoyos (1920-2004). Alexander's paternal great-grandparents were Prince Adalbert of Prussia (1884-1948) and Princess Adelheid of Saxe-Meiningen (1891-1971). Prince Alexander is a great-great-grandson of German Emperor Wilhelm II.

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Through his descent from Wilhelm II, Alexander von Preußen (b.1984) is a great-great-great-great-grandson of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom (1819-1901).

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