Tourism in Ratzeburg

On 30 July, Duke Michael was in Ratzeburg to participate in a meeting about the development of tourism on the island city. The Principality of Ratzeburg was acquired by the House of Mecklenburg in 1648 and formed part of the territory of Mecklenburg-Strelitz upon its creation in 1701. Today it serves as the capital of…

Memorial Service in Mirow

The annual memorial service for deceased members of the House of Mecklenburg-Strelitz took place today at the Church of St John in Mirow in the presence of Their Highnesses Hereditary Prince Alexander and Duke Michael. The service was led Father Bernhard Szymanski accompanied by Propst Joachim Thal on the organ.  The service this year paid…

Death of Duchess Woizlawa Feodora of Mecklenburg-Schwerin

On 3 June 2019 Her Highness Princess Woizlawa Feodora Reuss died peacefully at the age of 100 in Strittmatt following a short illness. Born on 17 December 1918 in Rostock, Princess Woizlawa Feodora was the only child of Duke Adolf Friedrich of Mecklenburg-Schwerin and his first wife Princess Viktoria Feodora Reuss Younger Line who died shortly after Princess Woizlawa…

The Tulips Ball

Between 24-26 May Their Highnesses The Hereditary Prince and Duke Michael attended the three day programme of the 5th Edition of the Tulips Ball, held this year in The Hague. Duke Michael’s involvement with the Tulips Ball began while studying at Leiden University and he serves as a member of the Organising Committee. His mother…

Funeral of Duke Carl Gregor

The funeral service of His late Highness Duke Carl Gregor took place at the Einsiedlerkapelle in Inzigkofen this afternoon on the 12th anniversary of the death of his beloved wife Duchess Maria Margarethe. The mourners included The Duke and Duchess of Mecklenburg, Duchess Olga, Duke Michael, Duchess Marie Katharina, her husband Wolfgang von Wasielewski, their…

Death of Duke Carl Gregor

His Highness Duke Carl Gregor has died. He passed away this morning, 23 July 2018, at the age of 85 at his home Villa Silberburg in Hechingen where he had lived for over 50 years following his marriage to Princess Maria Margarethe of Hohenzollern. Duke Carl Gregor was widowed in 2006. He and Princess Maria…