Hermann, Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg

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Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg
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Hermann Ernst Franz Bernhard VI, Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg
Born(1832-08-31)31 August 1832
Langenburg, Kingdom of Württemberg
Died9 March 1913(1913-03-09) (aged 80)
Langenburg, Kingdom of Württemberg
SpousePrincess Leopoldine of Baden
IssueErnst II, Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg
Princess Elise
Feodore, Princess of Leiningen
Full name
German: Hermann Ernst Franz Bernhard
HouseHouse of Hohenlohe-Langenburg
FatherErnst I, Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg
MotherPrincess Feodora of Leiningen

Hermann Ernst Franz Bernhard, Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg (31 August 1832 – 9 March 1913) was the 6th Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg and the second son of Ernst I, Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg and Princess Feodora of Leiningen (half-sister of Queen Victoria).

He succeeded to the title of Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg (Fürst zu Hohenlohe-Langenburg) on 21 April 1860, when his elder brother signed over his rights to the throne, he died on 9 March 1913 in Langenburg, Kingdom of Württemberg, German Empire (present-day Baden-Württemberg, Germany).

Life and career[edit]

He was a general in the Prussian Cavalry.

On 19 September 1899, he and his wife were in a saloon railway carriage at Perth Station. Lieutenant Colonel H A Yorke (RE retired), the Inspecting Officer of Railways who reported on the accident, said that they had had a miraculous escape from injury when another train collided with the stationary train in which they were standing.

Marriage and children[edit]

On 24 September 1862 at Karlsruhe, he married Princess Leopoldine of Baden, daughter of Prince William of Baden.

They had three children (one son and two daughters):



  • Kurt Eißele: Fürst Hermann zu Hohenlohe-Langenburg als Statthalter im Reichsland Elsass-Lothringen 1894–1907. O.O., 1950
  • Günter Richter: Hermann Fürst zu Hohenlohe-Langenburg. In: Neue Deutsche Biographie (NDB). Vol 9, Duncker & Humblot, Berlin, 1972, p. 491 et suiv.

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Hermann, Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg
Cadet branch of the House of Hohenlohe
Born: 31 August 1832 Died: 9 March 1913
German nobility
Preceded by
Carl Ludwig II
Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg
Succeeded by
Ernst II