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Engagement of The Hereditary Prince and Miss Hande Macit

The engagement of The Hereditary Prince, elder son of the Duke and Duchess of Mecklenburg, with Miss Hande Macit, only daughter of Mr Suphi Macit and Mrs Cemile Macit (nee Uçar), was announced today by the couple from their home in Rotterdam in the Netherlands. The couple have decided for the tradition of rings in…

Christmas 2020

Following a recent eye operation The Duchess of Mecklenburg is now recuperating at home and in good spirits. As a consequence of this it is with regret that this Christmas the Duke and Duchess of Mecklenburg will be unable to post their usual number of Christmas cards and personally respond to the many Christmas greetings…

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…