Prince Hermann Friedrich of Leiningen

As of August 2020.

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Prince Hermann Friedrich
Born (1963-04-16) 16 April 1963 (age 57)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Deborah Cully

(m. 1987)

  • Princess Tatiana
  • Princess Nadia
  • Princess Alexa
Full name
Prince Hermann Friedrich Fernando Roland zu Leiningen[1]
House Leiningen
Father Prince Karl of Leiningen
Mother Princess Marie Louise of Bulgaria

Prince Hermann Friedrich Fernando Roland of Leiningen (German: Seine Durchlaucht Prinz Hermann Friedrich Fernando Roland zu Leiningen;[1] born 16 April 1963)[2] is the younger son of Prince Karl of Leiningen and his wife Princess Marie Louise of Bulgaria. He is known professionally as Hermann Leiningen.[3]


Hermann was born in Toronto, Ontario, as Hermann Friedrich Fernando Roland. Through his mother, Hermann is a grandson of King Boris III of Bulgaria, a great-grandson of King Victor Emmanuel III of Italy and great-great-grandson of King Nicholas of Montenegro. Through his father, he is a great-great-great grandson of Queen Victoria and a great-great-great grandson of Tzar Alexander II.[4]

As a member of the Leiningen family, Hermann is styled His Serene Highness, or Seine Durchlaucht in German. He does not use his title or style, preferring to be addressed Mr. Hermann Leiningen professionally.[2][3] In 2015, Hermann worked for a division of Royal Bank of Canada.


On 16 May 1987, Hermann married Deborah Cully (born 2 December 1961), daughter of Robert and Myrna Ruth Cully.[5][6] They have three children:

  • Princess Tatiana Victoria Maureen of Leiningen (born 27 August 1989), presently a graduate of Queen’s University, having studied art and graduating in 2012. She also completed a Masters of Management, Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the Smith School of Business at Queen’s University in 2018. She married Clayton Reynolds on 17 of June 2017.
  • Princess Nadia Christiane Ruth of Leiningen (born 16 December 1991), presently a graduate of Queen’s University, having studied drama. She also completed teachers college and her Masters of Professional Education at Queen’s University in 2019. She married Ian Baker on 18 July 2020.
  • Princess Alexandra Sophia Maria of Leiningen (born 18 December 1997). She is a student at Queen’s University studying drama and English. She is known as Alexa.[3]