The royal bride Countess Marie Aglaë Bonaventura Theresia Kinsky von Wchinitz und Tettau was born on 14 April 1940 in Prague as the daughter of Count Ferdinand Kinsky von Wchinitz und Tettau (1908–1969) and his wife Countess Henriette Caroline of Ledebur-Wicheln (1910–2001).
By birth, she was a member of the House of Kinsky, a prominent Czech noble family originating from the Kingdom of Bohemia. The family is considered to have been one of the most illustrious of Austria-Hungary.Embed from Getty Images
Countess Marie become engagement to the then Hereditary Prince Hans-Adam of Liechtenstein, who is her second cousin once-removed.Embed from Getty Images
Countess Marie Aglaë and Prince Prince Hans-Adam of Liechtenstein.Embed from Getty Images
Hans-Adam was born on 14 February 1945 as the son of Franz Joseph II, Prince of Liechtenstein (1906–1989) and his wife, Countess Georgina von Wilczek (1921–1989).
The wedding of Countess Marie Aglaë von Wchinitz und Tettau and Prince Hans-Adam took place on 30 July 1967 at Vaduz Cathedral or Cathedral of St. Florin (German: St. Florinskirche in Vaduz or Kathedrale St. Florin) in Vaduz, Liechtenstein.Embed from Getty Images
Marie Aglaë arrived to Vaduz Cathedral with her father Count Ferdinand Kinsky von Wchinitz und Tettau.Embed from Getty Images
General view of The Vaduz Cathedral or Cathedral of St. Florin.Embed from Getty Images
The new Princess of Liechtenstein’s wedding gown, by French fashion designer Jacques Heim, resembled a winter coat with wrist length long sleeves, a high neckline, and a full length skirt with a small train.Embed from Getty Images
For her bridal tiara, Marie Aglaë chose The Habsburg Fringe Tiara.
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General view of The Castle of Vaduz.
In the evening a bridal soirée was held for invited guests at Vaduz Castle, home of the Liechtenstein Princely Family. More photos of the wedding HERE.
Prince Hans-Adam and Princess Marie Aglaë has four children and fifteen grandchildren:
- Hereditary Prince Alois (b. Zürich, 11 June 1968)
- Prince Maximilian (b. St Gallen, 16 May 1969)
- Prince Constantin (b. St Gallen, 15 March 1972)
- Princess Tatiana (b. St Gallen, 10 April 1973)
Recent photos of the Liechtenstein Princely Family HERE.
Princess Marie Aglaë (1940- 2021)
Princess Marie Aglaë of Liechtenstein died on 21 August 2021 at 4:43 pm in a Hospital in Grabs, Switzerland, at the age of 81. After her health steadily deteriorated following a stroke on 18 August 2021, she passed away in the presence of her family and after receiving the Holy Sacraments.Embed from Getty Images
Following the death of Princess Marie, the Liechtenstein government has declared seven days of mourning starting on 21 August.Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images
Rest in Peace, Princess Marie Aglaë of Liechtenstein 1940-2021
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