Albert, Prince of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt

Albert, Prince of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt

Albert, Prince of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt (30 April, 1798 - 26 November, 1869) was a sovereign prince of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt.


He was born in Rudolstadt the second son of the reigning prince of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt, Ludwig Friedrich II and his wife Landgravine Caroline of Hesse-Homburg (1771-1854). His father died on April 28, 1807 and his brother Friedrich Günther succeeded him as sovereign prince with Albert becoming the heir presumptive. Landgravine Caroline acted as regent for Albert's brother Friedrich Günther until he came of age in 1814.

Following the death of his brother Friedrich Günther on June 28, 1867 Albert succeeded his brother as prince instead of his nephew Prince Sizzo of Leutenberg who was born as a result of a morganatic marriage. [ [ House Laws of Schwarzburg] ] His short two year reign came to an end following his death in Rudolstadt. His was succeeded by his son Hereditary Prince Georg.

Marriage and children

On July 26 1827 Prince Albert was married to Princess Augusta Luise of Solms-Braunfels (25 July 1804-8 October 1865), daughter of Duchess Frederica of Mecklenburg-Strelitz and Prince Frederick Wilhelm of Solms-Braunfels. [ [] ] They had four children.
*Prince Karl Günther (1828-1828)
*Princess Elisabeth (1833-1896) married Leopold III, Prince of Lippe
*Prince Georg (1838-1890)
*Prince Ernst Heinrich (1848-1848)


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1= Albert, Prince of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt
2= Ludwig Friedrich II, Prince of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt
3= Landgravine Caroline of Hesse-Homburg
4= Friedrich Karl I, Prince of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt
5= Princess Friederike of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt
6= Landgrave Friedrich V Ludwig of Hesse-Homburg
7= Landgravine Karoline of Hesse-Darmstadt
8= Ludwig Gunther IV, Prince of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt
9= Countess Sophie Elisabeth Reuss of Unter-Greiz
10=Johann Friedrich I, Prince of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt
11=Bernhardine of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach
12=Landgrave Friedrich IV Karl of Hesse-Homburg
13=Ulrike Luise of Solms-Braunfels
14=Louis IX, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt
15=Karoline of Zweibrücken


External links

* [ Online Gotha]
* [ Genealogy of the House of Schwarzburg]

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