prev, German Crown Princess and Crown Princess of Prussia

Princess of Prussia
Countess of Castell-Rüdenhausen
Duchess Friedrich August of Oldenburg

Spouse Prince Louis Ferdinand Sr of Prussia (m. 1975; d. 1977)
Duke Friedrich August of Oldenburg (m. 1985)
Georg Friedrich I, German Emperor (b. 1976)
Princess Cornelie-Cecile of Prussia (b. 1978)
Duke Christian August of Oldenburg (b. 1986)
Full name
Donata Emma
House House of Castell-Rüdenhausen (by birth)
House of Hohenzollern (by marriage)
Father Siegfried, 4th Prince of Castell-Rüdenhausen
Mother Countess Irene of Solms-Laubach
Born 20 June 1950 (age 67)
Religion Lutheran

Princess Donata of Prussia and Duchess of Oldenburg, (Donata Emma; born 20 June 1950) is the mother of Georg Friedrich, King of Prussia, the current head of the House of Hohenzollern and Princess Cornelie-Cecile of Prussia.

Biography Edit

Countess Donata was born 20 June 1950 at the Castle of Rüdenhausen, Germany. As the third child and only daughter of Siegfried, 4th Prince of Castell-Rüdenhausen and (1916–2007), head of the Rüdenhausen branch of the House of Castell and his wife Countess Irene of Solms-Laubach (1925-2006).

She was raised as a Lutheran. After Abitur at Wiesentheider Gymnasium she made an apprenticeship of three years as a nurse at the German Red Cross Hospital in .

Marriages and Family Edit

First Marriage Edit

On 24 May 1975, Donata became the German Crown Princess and the Crown Princess of Prussia when she married, Louis Ferdinand, the heir to the German Empire at St Peter and Paul's Cathedral.

Donata and Louis Ferdinand were parents of two children, a son and daughter:

In May/June 1977, The Crown Prince was involved in a severe accident during military manoeuvres when he was pinned between two vehicles. Although his leg was amputated, he succumbed several weeks later to the trauma and died on 11 July 1977 in Bremen.

Second Marriage Edit

On 9 February 1987, Dowager Crown Princess Donata married Duke Friedrich August of Oldenburg. They have one child together, one son:

Grandchildren Edit

Princess Donata has ten grandchildren: