Annual Memorial Service in Mirow

On 28 August the annual memorial service for deceased members of the House of Mecklenburg-Strelitz took place at the Church of St John in Mirow where the family crypt is located. The service was led by Pastor Ulrike Kloss of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Northern Germany, and the retired Catholic Pastor, Bernhard Szymanski. This…

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…

Hereditary Prince visits the Amsterdam Hermitage

On Thursday 20 August, The Hereditary Prince visited the ‘Jewels! The Glitter of the Russian Court’ exhibition at the Amsterdam Hermitage. Accompanied by Hande Macit he was received by jewellery historian Martijn Akkerman and Marlies Kleiterp, head of exhibitions at the Hermitage Amsterdam. The Hereditary Prince, who currently lives in Rotterdam, is a descendant of…