The Royal House of Liechtenstein

Principality: Liechtenstein
Royal House Name: Liechtenstein
Current Head: His Serene Highness, Prince Hans-Adam II (born: Feb.14, 1945)
Reigned: Since November 1989
Consort: HSH  Princess Marie
Successor: HSH Prince Alois

The history of the principality of Liechtenstein begins in 1719 when Johann Adam Andreas purchased the Lordship of Schellenberg and the county of Vaduz (now the Capital of Liechtenstein). This sovereign state covers a 62-square mile area and located between Switzerland and Austria.

In 18th century, Liechtenstein was allied to the Hapsburg monarchy of Austria until its abolition in 1918. The country then entered an agreement with Switzerland to represent them on diplomatic relations issues. In 1921 Liechtenstein became a Constitutional Monarchy establishing a single-house parliament with 25 members, though legislations draw up by its members, the ruling Prince will ultimately approves each of these laws.

Liechtenstein is one of the richest nations in the world. Its current head, Prince Hans-Adam II, owns LGT Banking Group, Europe’s largest private wealth and asset manager, the Sovereign Prince is also listed in Forbes magazine as Europe's richest monarch. with a personal fortune of 2 billion pounds. Liechtenstein became a United Nations member in 1990.

ROYAL FAMILY OF LIECHTENTSTEIN

HSH Prince Hans-Adam II
HSH Princess Marie


HSH Prince Alois, the Hereditary Prince
HSH Princess Sophia, the Hereditary Princess
        HSH Prince Joseph Wenzel
        HSH Princess Marie-Caroline
        HSH Prince Georg Antonious
        HSH Prince Nikolaos Sebastien
 

HSH Prince Maximilian
HSH Princess Angela
        HSH Prince Alfons
 

HSH Prince Constantin
HSH Princess Marie
        HSH Prince Moritz
        HSH Princess Georgina
        HSH Prince Benedikt
 

HSH Princess Tatjana 


LINE OF SUCCESSION TO THE LIECHTENSTEIN THRONE

Liechtenstein still maintain a Salic Law which prohibits a woman nor her descendants from succeeding the throne. HSH means His Serene Highness.


HSH Prince Alois
HSH Prince Joseph Wenzel
HSH Prince George Antonious
HSH Prince Nikolaos Sebastien
HSH Prince Maximilian
HSH Prince Alfons
HSH Prince Constantin
HSH Prince Moritz
HSH Prince Benedikt


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