Franz Joseph, 5th Prince of Hohenlohe-Schillingsfürst

Franz Joseph
Prince of Hohenlohe-Schillingsfürst
Born (1787-11-26)26 November 1787
Died 14 January 1841(1841-01-14) (aged 53)
Spouse Princess Constanze of Hohenlohe-Langenburg
Full name
German: Franz Joseph Karl Conrad
House House of Hohenlohe-Schillingsfürst
Father Charles Albert II, Prince of Hohenlohe-Waldenburg-Schillingsfürst
Mother Baroness Judith Reviczky de Revisnye

Franz Joseph, Prince of Hohenlohe-Schillingsfürst (26 November 1787 – 14 January 1841) was the 5th Prince of Hohenlohe-Schillingsfürst and the founder of the branch of the Dukes of Ratibor and Princes of Corvey.


Prince Franz Joseph was the tenth child and the fourth son but the second to survive of Charles Albert II, Prince of Hohenlohe-Waldenburg-Schillingsfürst (1742-1796) by his second wife, the Hungarian Baroness Judith Reviczky de Revisnye (1751-1836). Since his brother-in-law Victor Amadeus, Landgrave of Hesse-Rotenburg died without issue, he bequeathed his possessions of Ratibor and Corvey to his son, Prince Viktor of Hohenlohe-Schillingsfürst along with his titles of Duke of Ratibor and Prince of Corvey. The property belonged next to the former monastery of Corvey in Westphalia, the rule Ratibor in Upper Silesia. This area was 34,000 ha in size and consisted mostly of forests.

On 29 March 1815 in Schillingsfürst, he married Princess Caroline Friederike Constanze of Hohenlohe-Langenburg, daughter of Karl Ludwig, Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg and Countess Amalie Henriette of Solms-Baruth. They had the following children:


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