Prince Franz-Karl zu Salm-Salm passed away on Saturday 19. November 2011 at the age of 94 at Wallhausen. He was born in 1917 as son of prince Franz zu Salm-Salm and his wife Maria Anna, née Baroness of Dalberg. Until 1944 he leaded the administration of the Family Posessions in Moravia. After he reutned from the War and prison in Russia he took build up the Salm-Dalbergsche administration at Wallhausen as Winegardener and forester. He was also as member of the CDU for sveral Elctions periodes a member of the regional Parliament.
In 1951 he married Baroness maria of Boeselager. The couple celebrated their diamond Wedding only a few weeks ago. Togetter the Couple had 8 children, 15 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.
Already in 2001 the Copuple got from the State Rhineland-Palatinate the big Silver Medal for their Social Work.