| prev, German Crown Princess and Crown Princess of Prussia
Countess of Castell-Rüdenhausen
|Spouse|| Prince Louis Ferdinand Sr of Prussia (m. 1975; d. 1977) |
Duke Friedrich August of Oldenburg (m. 1987 d. 2015)
| Georg Friedrich I, German Emperor |
Princess Cornelie-Cecile of Prussia
Duke Christian August of Oldenburg
|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|
|Died||5 September 2015 (aged 65)|
Princess Donata of Prussia and Duchess of Oldenburg, (Donata Emma; born 20 June 1950 - 5 September 2015) is the late mother of Georg Friedrich, King of Prussia, the current head of the House of Hohenzollern and Princess Cornelie-Cecile of Prussia.
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, Countess Donata became the German Crown Princess and the Crown Princess of Prussia, when she married Crown Prince Louis Ferdinand at the Grand Imperial Church of Peace in Potsdam, Prussia.
Donata and Louis Ferdinand were parents of two children, a son and daughter:
- Georg Friedrich I, German Emperor (born 10 June 1976)
- Princess Cornelie-Cecile of Prussia (born 30 January 1978)
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 at St. Peter and Paul's Church in Rüdenhausen. They have one child together, one son:
- Duke Christian August of Oldenburg, (born 21 March 1988).
Princess Donata has eight grandchildren: