Friday, June 2, 2017

New to my collection

Hans Veit, Count of Toerring-Jettenbach (1862-1929) and his wife, Duchess Sophie in Bavaria (1875-1957).  Sophie was a sister of Queen Elisabeth of the Belgians.   The couple had three children:  Carl Theodor, Count of Toerring-Jettenbach (1900-1967), married to Princess Elizabeth of Greece and Denmark;  Countess Antonia (1902-1988),  and Count Hans Heribert (1903-1977)

Princesses Elisabeth (1922-2011) & Princess Marie-Adelaide (1924-2007), the second and third children of Grand Duchess Charlotte of Luxembourg.  This card is from the early 1950s

Ludwig Karl Maria Anton Joseph (1913-2008), eldest child of Prince Franz of Bavaria and Princess Isabella of Croy.  In 1950, he married Princess Irmingard of Bavaria, daughter of Crown Prince Rupprecht and Princess Antonia of Luxembourg.  Ludwig and Irmingard's only surviving child, Prince Luitpold, is second in line in the Bavarian succession.   Ludwig was first cousin of Princesses Elisabeth and Marie Adelaide of Luxembourg.     


John said...

Was The Count and Duchess Sophie considered 'Ebenbürtigkeit' according to the standards of the time?

Marlene Eilers Koenig said...

Yes. The Toerring Jettenbachs were a mediatized family