Her 1913 wedding to Prince Ernest Augustus of Hanover was the largest gathering of reigning monarchs in Germany since German unification in 1871, and one of the last great social events of European royalty before the First World War began fourteen months later. Shortly after the wedding, Victoria Louise became the Duchess of Brunswick by
In 1913 Princess Viktoria was married to Ernest Augustus, duke of Brunswick and Lüneburg, great-grandson of the duke of Cumberland, son of George III of England. The wedding, attended by most of the crowned heads of Europe, took place shortly before the outbreak of World War I.
On Saturday 16 September 2017 Hereditary Prince Ferdinand zu Leiningen and Princess Viktoria Luise of Prussia married religiously at the Princely Abbey Church of Amorbach at 11am. The civil wedding had already taken place on 29 April 2017, as I reported back then.
#OnThisDay 105 years ago: the wedding of Princess Viktoria Luise of Prussia (the Kaiser's only daughter) and Prince Ernst August of Hanover. It was the last major royal event before WW1 and the last time that the German Kaiser, the British King and the Russian Czar met. pic.twitter.com/ndZCr7YM8o — RoyalArjan (@RoyalArjan) May 24, 2018
NettyRoyal. Many royals and nobles came to Amorbach, Germany, for the wedding of Hereditary Prince Ferdinand zu Leiningen and Princess Viktoria Luise of Prussia on 16 September 2017. Outside the church were tens of onlookers, including several of my royalty friends.
wedding of Princess Victoria Louise of Prussia and Ernst August, Duke of Brunswick 1913 event involving a great representation of the European Royalty. One of the last royal events before WWI
Although one newspaper described the marriage of Princess Victoria Luise of Prussia to Prince Ernst August of Hanover as "an affair of the first magnitude, " Kaiser Wilhelm II considered his only daughter's wedding to be a private family affair.
Their wedding was held in Berlin, Kingdom of Prussia, now in the German state of Brandenburg, on May 24, 1913, and was one of the largest gatherings of royalty in Germany since the establishment of the German Empire in 1871.
Crowd of people in front of the Berlin Museum of Arts and Crafts where the wedding gown of Princess Viktoria Luise, daughter of German Emperor... Cecilie, the German Crown Princess , dressed in the uniform of a Dragoon with Princess Victoria Louise , the only daughter of Kaiser Wilhelm II,...
Almost a week ago, Hereditary Prince Ferdinand of Leiningen and Princess Viktoria Luise of Prussia celebrated their religious wedding in Amorbach with yours truly in attendance as an onlooker. High time for my last post on the wedding guests. I'm sure there were many more royals and nobles in attendance without being recognised by my friends or me.