Princess Anna of Ysenburg and Büdingen

Princess Anna
Princess consort of Lippe
Tenure 26 April 1922 – 30 December 1949
Predecessor Landgravine Bertha of Hesse-Philippsthal-Barchfeld
Successor Traute Becker
Born (1886-02-10)10 February 1886
Died 8 February 1980(1980-02-08) (aged 93)
Spouse Count Ernst of Lippe-Weissenfeld
Leopold IV of Lippe
Issue Princess Eleonore of Lippe-Weissenfeld
Prince Armin, Prince of Lippe
Full name
Princess Anna of Ysenburg and Büdingen
House House of Ysenburg-Büdingen
House of Lippe
Father Bruno, 3rd Prince of Ysenburg and Büdingen
Mother Countess Bertha of Castell-Rüdenhausen

Princess Anna of Ysenburg and Büdingen[1][2] (10 February 1886, Büdingen[1][2] 8 February 1980, Detmold[1][2]) was the youngest child[1][2] of Bruno, 3rd Prince of Ysenburg and Büdingen and his wife, Countess Bertha of Castell-Rüdenhausen.[1][2] Through her second marriage to Leopold IV, Prince of Lippe, Anna was the titular Princess consort of Lippe.[1][2]

Marriage and issue

Anna married firstly to Count Ernst of Lippe-Weissenfeld, sixth child and youngest son of Count Franz of Lippe-Weissenfeld and his wife Baroness Marie of Beschwitz, on 21 November 1911 at Schloss Büdingen in Büdingen.[1][2] Anna and Ernst had one daughter before Ernst was killed at Gołdap on the Eastern Front during World War I on 11 September 1914:[1][2]

∞ Sweder, Count of Rechteren-Limpurg (1910-1972) on 19 May 1935 in Detmold, divorced in 1944
  • Adolph Roderik Ernst Leopold, Count of Rechteren-Limpurg (born 25 November 1938)
  • Anna Pia Amalaswintha, Countess of Rechteren-Limpurg (born 27 September 1940)
∞ Count Hans Günter of Solms-Laubach (born 26 June 1927 in Munich) , had two issue

Anna married secondly to Leopold IV, Prince of Lippe, second eldest child of Count Ernst of Lippe-Biesterfeld and his wife Countess Karoline of Wartensleben, on 26 April 1922 in Büdingen.[1][2] Anna and Leopold had one son:[1][2]

∞ Traute Becker (born 16 February 1925 in Hänigsen) on 27 March 1953 in Göttingen
∞ Countess Maria of Solms-Laubach (born 12 August 1968 in Frankfurt am Main) on 13 October 1994, had five issue

Titles, styles, honours and arms

Titles and styles



  1. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Darryl Lundy (10 May 2003). "Anna Prinzessin zu Ysenburg und Büdingen". Retrieved 2008-11-09. External link in |publisher= (help)
  2. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Paul Theroff. "ISENBURG". Paul Theroff's Royal Genealogy Site. Retrieved 2008-11-09.
Princess Anna of Ysenburg and Büdingen
Cadet branch of the House of Ysenburg
Born: 10 February 1886 Died: 8 February 1980
Titles in pretence
Preceded by
Landgravine Bertha of Hesse-Philippsthal-Barchfeld
Princess consort of Lippe
26 April 1922 - 30 December 1949
Reason for succession failure:
Principality abolished in 1918
Succeeded by
Traute Becker
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