Death notice from Augsburger Allgemeine.

Princess Christine zu Schaumburg-Lippe, Freifrau von Süsskind-Schwendi, died on 3 December 2021. She was eighty-five. 

Christine’s father Prince Friedrich Christian.

Born on 16 October 1936 at Berlin, Princess Christine Marie-Luise Auguste Friederike zu Schaumburg-Lippe was the third child and second daughter of Prince Friedrich Christian zu Schaumburg-Lippe (1906-1983) and his first wife Princess Alexandra (1904-1961; née Countess zu Castell-Rüdenhausen), who wed in 1927. Christine had two older siblings: Princess Marie Elisabeth (1928-1945) and Prince Albrecht (b.1935).

The coat of arms of the Süsskind-Schwendi family.

In 1958, Princess Christine married Baron Albrecht von Süsskind-Schwendi (b.1937), the son of Baron Theodor von Süsskind-Schwendi (1902-1972) and Baroness Dorothee von Woellwarth-Lauterburg (1907-1963). Christine and Albrecht had two children: Baroness Gabriele (b.1959) and Baron Konstantin (b.1962). 

May the Princess Rest in Peace.

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