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 Feodora’s birth.

On 15 September 1939, Princess Woizlawa Feodora married Prince Heinrich I Reuss in Bad Doberan, she was widowed in 1982 the couple having had six children: Princess Feodora (born 1942), Prince Heinrich VIII (born 1944), Prince Heinrich IX (born 1947), Prince Heinrich X (born 1948), Prince Heinrich XIII (born 1951) and Prince Heinrich XV (born 1956).

Princess Woizlawa Feodora was the oldest living European royal at the time of her death. Her death leaves Duchess Donata and Duchess Edwina, the daughters of Duke Christian Ludwig, as the remaining members of the House of Mecklenburg-Schwerin.

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