Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Prince Albert Friedrich of Thurn and Taxis (1930-2021)

Prince Albert Friedrich of Thurn and Taxis died on 17 July 2021. The prince was ninety-one years-old. His burial took place on 30 July at Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

The Silver Wedding Anniversary of Philipp and Eulalia, 1954.
L to R: Prince Philipp Ernst, Princess Eulalia, Princess Margarete, Princess Antonia, and Prince Albert.
Photo (c) Süddeutsche Zeitung Magazin and Bert Heinzlmeier.

Born on 5 July 1930 at Schloss Prüfening, Prince Albert Friedrich Maria Lamoral Kilian of Thurn and Taxis was the first child and only son of Prince Philipp Ernst of Thurn and Taxis (1908-1964) and Princess Eulalia of Thurn and Taxis (1908-1993), who wed in 1929. Prince Albert had two younger sisters: Princess Margarete "Daisy" of Thurn and Taxis (1933-2019) and Princess Antonia "Toni" of Thurn and Taxis (b.1936). In 1962, Prince Albert Friedrich married Baroness Alexandra von der Ropp (1932-2018); the couple did not have children.

May Prince Albert Friedrich Rest in Peace.

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