Ernst I, Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg

Ernst I
Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg

Ernst I, Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg
Born (1794-05-07)7 May 1794
Langenburg, Hohenlohe-Langenburg
Died 12 April 1860(1860-04-12) (aged 65)
Baden-Baden, Grand Duchy of Baden
Spouse Princess Feodora of Leiningen
Issue Carl, Prince of Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg
Princess Elise of Hohenlohe-Langenburg
Hermann, Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg
Prince Victor of Hohenlohe-Langenburg
Adelheid, Duchess of Schleswig-Holstein
Feodora, Duchess of Saxe-Meiningen
Full name
German: Ernst Christian Karl
House House of Hohenlohe-Langenburg
Father Charles Louis, Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg
Mother Countess Amalie Henriette of Solms-Baruth

Ernst Christian Carl IV (May 7, 1794 – April 12, 1860) was a brother-in-law of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom. He was the son of Prince Charles Louis of Hohenlohe-Langenburg and Countess Amalie Henriette of Solms-Baruth.[1]



He married Princess Feodora of Leiningen, the only daughter of Emich Carl, 2nd Prince of Leiningen and Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, on 18 February 1828 in Kensington Palace, London. She was the elder half-sister of the future British queen.[2]

He succeeded to the title of 4th Prince zu Hohenlohe-Langenburg on April 4, 1825 and attained the rank of Major-General.[3]


Carl Ludwig Wilhelm Leopold, Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg25 October 182916 May 190777 yearsSucceeded to the title on 12 April 1860, but abdicated his rights in favor of his younger brother on 21 April of the same year.
Princess Elise of Hohenlohe-Langenburg8 November 183027 February 185019 years
Hermann Ernst Franz Bernhard VI, Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg31 August 18328 March 191380 yearsMarried Princess Leopoldine of Baden
Prince Victor of Hohenlohe-Langenburg11 December 183331 December 189158 yearsSettled in Great Britain and married morganatically.
Princess Adelheid of Hohenlohe-Langenburg20 July 183525 January 190064 yearsMarried Frederick VIII, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein.
Princess Feodora Victoria Adelheid of Hohenlohe-Langeburg7 July 183910 February 187232 yearsMarried George II, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen



  1. Eilers, Marlene (1987). Queen Victoria's Descendants. Genealogical Publishing Co. p. 148.
  2. Eilers, Marlene (1987). Queen Victoria's Descendants. Genealogical Publishing Co. p. 148.
  3. McNaughton, C. Arnold (1973). The Book of Kings: A Royal Genealogy in 3 volumes (Volume 1). Genealogical Publishing Co. p. 261.
  4. Eilers, Marlene (1987). Queen Victoria's Descendants. Genealogical Publishing Co. p. 148.
Ernst I, Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg
Cadet branch of the House of Hohenlohe
Born: 7 May 1794 Died: 12 April 1860
German nobility
Preceded by
Carl Ludwig I
Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg
Succeeded by
Carl Ludwig II
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