Elisabeth, Princess of Schleswig-Holstein

As of August 2020.

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Princess Elisabeth of Lippe-Weissenfeld
Princess of Schleswig-Holstein
Elisabeth at Grünholz in November 2010
Born (1957-07-28) 28 July 1957 (age 63)
Munich, Bavaria, Germany
Spouse Christoph, Prince of Schleswig-Holstein
Issue Princess Sophie
Prince Friedrich Ferdinand
Prince Constantin
Prince Leopold
House House of Lippe
House of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg
Father Alfred, Prince of Lippe-Weissenfeld
Mother Baroness Irmgard Julinka Wagner von Wehrborn

Elisabeth, Princess of Schleswig-Holstein (née Princess Elisabeth of Lippe-Weissenfeld;[1][2] born 28 July 1957, Munich, Germany[1][2]) is the princess consort to the current Head of the Ducal House of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg and the House of Oldenburg, Christoph, Prince of Schleswig-Holstein. Elisabeth is the daughter of Alfred, Prince of Lippe-Weissenfeld and his wife Baroness Irmgard Julinka Wagner von Wehrborn.[1][2]

Marriage and issue

Elisabeth married Christoph, Prince of Schleswig-Holstein, son of Peter, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein and his wife Princess Marie Alix of Schaumburg-Lippe,[1][2] on 23 September 1981 at Damp, Schwansen, Schleswig-Holstein in a civil ceremony.[1][2] Elisabeth and Christoph were remarried in a religious ceremony on 3 October 1981 at Glücksburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.[1][2] On their marriage Elisabeth became The Princess of Schleswig-Holstein with the style of Highness.

  • Princess Sophie of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg (born 9 October 1983 in Eckernförde)[1][2]
  • Friedrich Ferdinand, Hereditary Prince of Schleswig-Holstein (born 19 July 1985 in Eckernförde)[1][2]
  • Prince Constantin of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg (born 14 July 1986 in Eckernförde)[1][2]
  • Prince Leopold of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg (born 5 September 1991 in Eckernförde)[1][2]


The Princess currently runs a business designing silk scarves and fabrics from her studio in Grünholz, the family’s residence.[3]

Titles and styles

  • 28 July 1957 – 23 September 1981: Her Serene Highness Princess Elisabeth of Lippe-Weissenfeld
  • 23 September 1981 – present: Her Highness The Princess of Schleswig-Holstein