Helene of Waldeck-Pyrmont

Helene Friederike Augusta, Princess of Waldeck-Pyrmont. After her marriage her name was anglizised as Helena.

Daughter of Georg Viktor, Sovereign Prince (Fürst) of Waldeck-Pyrmont (1831-1893) and Helene, Princess of Nassau (1831-1888).

Born: Arolsen, Waldeck 17. Feb 1861

Married: St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle 27. Apr 1882 Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany (1853-1884), son of Albert, Prince of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1819-1861) and Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1819-1901) .


Died: Hinterriss, Tyrol, Austria 1. Sep 1922 from a heart attack

Buried: St. George’s Chapel, Windsor



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