The Princely House announces sad news about Marie von und zu Liechtenstein. The princess died at the age of 81.
Vaduz – Sad news about Princess Marie (81) from and to Liechtenstein: According to an official announcement from the Princely House, the wife of Head of State Prince Hans-Adam II (76) died on Saturday (August 22nd, 2021). Princess Marie suffered a stroke on Wednesday (August 18, 2021). Her health had steadily deteriorated. She fell asleep “in the presence of the family and after receiving the holy sacraments, peacefully in great trust in God”, according to the principality.
Marie von und zu Liechtenstein has been married for more than 50 years
Princess Marie von und zu Liechtenstein only rarely made public appearances. Her husband has also withdrawn from state affairs. In 2004, Prince Hans-Adam II handed over the government office to his eldest son and heir to the throne, Hereditary Prince Alois (53). He is married to Duchess Sophie (53) in Bavaria.
Princess Marie and Prince Hans-Adam have been going through life together for more than 50 years. On July 30, 1967, the then Hereditary Prince married Countess Kinsky von Wchinitz and Tettau, who was born in Hungary. The couple have four children together: Hereditary Prince Alois, Prince Maximilian (52), Prince Constantin (49) and Princess Tatjana (48). Princess Marie and her husband are grandparents of 14 grandchildren.
Princess Marie, among other things, Honorary President of the Liechtenstein Red Cross
Princess Marie was known for her social commitment. She has supported several social projects in the past few years. Marie von und zu Liechtenstein is among other things Honorary President of the Liechtenstein Red Cross.
The 160 square kilometer Principality of Liechtenstein between Austria and Switzerland, with around 39,000 inhabitants, is one of the smallest countries in the world and very prosperous. The country is a constitutional hereditary monarchy. The prince can, among other things, dissolve the government and parliament and override referendums.
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