Emich Carl, 2nd Prince of Leiningen

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Emich Carl, 2nd Prince of Leiningen Gender: M
Emerich Carl
born on 27 September 1763 at 04:00 (= 04:00 AM )
Place Bad Dürkheim, Germany, 49n28, 8e10
Timezone LMT m8e10 (is local mean time)
Data source
News report
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 03°43' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 27°32 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 12°25'

2nd Prince of Leiningen Emich Carl


German nobleman who was an ancestor of various European royals, including Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, Felipe VI of Spain, and Constantine II of Greece. After his death, his widow, Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, married a son of George III of Great Britain and became the mother of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom.

Emich Carl was married first, on 4 July 1787, to Henriette, youngest daughter of Heinrich XXIV, Count of Reuss-Ebersdorf, by his wife, Countess Karoline Ernestine of Erbach-Schönberg. Henriette died on 3 September 1801. By this marriage, Emich Carl had one son, Prince Friedrich Karl Heinrich Ludwig of Leiningen (1 March 1793 - 22 February 1800).

On 21 December 1803, two years after the death of his first wife, Emich married Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, fourth daughter of Francis, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld by his wife, Countess Augusta Reuss of Ebersdorf. His second wife was a niece of his late wife. She bore him two further children: Carl Friedrich Wilhelm Emich (12 September 1804 - 13 November 1856) and Princess Anna Feodora Auguste Charlotte Wilhelmine of Leiningen (7 December 1807 - 23 September 1872). Auguste married in 1828, Ernst I, Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg, and had issue. She is an ancestor of various European royals, including Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, Felipe VI of Spain, and Constantine II of Greece.

Emich Carl died at Amorbach on 4 July 1814 and was succeeded by his only surviving son, Carl Friedrich.

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  • Relationship : Marriage 4 July 1787 (Henriette, Princess of Reuss-Ebersdorf)
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  • Death of Mate 3 September 1801 (Henriette, Princess of Reuss-Ebersdorf)
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  • Relationship : Marriage 21 December 1803 (Victoria, Princess of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld)
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Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes from "Real-Zeitung, das ist Auszug der neuesten Weltgeschichte: mit Erläuterungen. 1763": "Dürkheim an der Haardt. Die regierende Gräfin zu Leiningen, Gardenburg und Dachsburg ic. gebohrne Grafin zu Solms Tecklenburg ic. sind 27. Sept. früh um 4 Uhr von einem iungen Grafen glücklich entbunden worden, den in der Taufe die Nas men Emerich Carl beygelegt wurden" (translation: Dürkheim an der Haardt. The governing Countess of Leiningen, Gardenburg, and Dachsburg, countess to Solms Tecklenburg, on 27 Sept., in the morning at four o'clock, was happily delivered of a Count, who was given the names of Emerich Carl at Baptism).


  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (Two)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Three)
  • Notable : Famous : Royal family (House of Leiningen)