The civil marriiage of hereditary Prince Ferdinand zu Leiningen and Princess Viktoria Luise odf Prussia took place today morning in the Refektorium at Amorbach. The groom ist the oldest son and heir of Fürst Andreas zu Leiningen and his wife Alexandra, née Princess of Hannover. The bride who is a great-great granddaughter of the last German Emperor and King of Prussia Wilhelm II. is the only daughter of the late Prince Friedrich Wilhelm of Prussia and his second wife Ehrengard, née von Reden.
The ceremony who lasted for about 1 hour was held by Amorbach’s mayor Peter Schmitt. who also performed the civil marriage of the groom’s brother, Prince Hermann last month. After the ceremony a reception took place at the Green Hall of the Palace. The religious Wedding of the Couple will take place on 16.09. at the Abbeychurch in Amorbach