His Highness Prince Waldemar Schaumburg-Lippe (born Dezember, 19th 1940 in Glienicke Palace, Berlin) is an award winning german prince, author and tv-personality and a member of the Schaumburg-Lippe princely house´s Nachod Branch. He is one of the highest ranked princes of royal blood in europe. Prince Waldemars family reigns 2015 in 25 countries worldwide (see table below). The family resides in Germany and Monte Carlo, Monaco and is known for being benefactor and philantropist for numerous select charities since several generations.
The Schaumburg-Lippe family founded Hamburg, Lübeck and Kiel in Germany. The prince has appeared on numerous german, austrian, suisse, scandinavian and american tv-shows and programs.
Prince Waldemar zu Schaumburg-Lippe is a heir to the Nachod-Branch of the princely house of Schaumburg-Lippe, coming from Nachod Palace, a 1000 Room mega-estate north of Prague. His grandfathers family fortune and inheritance included a bank, several villages, Nachod winterpalace and Ratiborice summerpalace, one of europe´s biggest art collections and a publishing and photographic devision. 1842 the royal Danish descent Nachod-Branch of Prince Waldemar split off the other branch in germany, and Prince Waldemar and his family completely dissassociate themselves from that other family branch.
Prince Waldemar and his family are the owners of several unique royal items, artifacts and photographies of inestimable value. In 2014 he opened a permanent public exhibition that can be seen at the families Nachod Palace north of Prague.
Little is known about his personal life but we do know Prince Waldemar enjoys photography, writing books, traveling and diplomacy. Most of all he is known for enjoying to spend time with his family.
The Prince's charity activities has coordinated the distribution of food and other lifesaving aid to children and families in countries all over the world. In 2015 Prince Waldemar supported the Paul Newman charity and Charity gala. Guests at this Gala included Rene Zellweger, Jamie Foxx and Jay Leno.
His Highness Prince Waldemar Schaumburg-Lippe is the son of Her Royal Highness Princess Feodora of Denmark and His Highness Prince Christian Schaumburg-Lippe Being born at the royal Glieneicke palace in Berlin, his lineage being the great-grandson of His Majesty King Frederick VIII of Denmark he is related to all current european monarchs. His currents cousins are the reigning kings and queens of Europe (Head of States).
His Cousin Her Majesty Margrethe II of Denmark appointed him Royal Danish Court Photographer and he was in duty for the Royal House, his own family (mother Princess Feodora of Denmark), for many years in Denmark.
As a child he grew up together with his related royals H.M. King Karl Gustav of Sweden, H.M. Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands, H.M. Queen Elizabeth of England. One of his closest mentors has been his uncle King Olav of Norway. At the house of his uncle H.R.H. Prince Peter of Denmark he has celebrated the birthday of the Dalai Lama. H.H. Prince Waldemar Schaumburg-Lippe is also part of The Line of Succession to the British Throne.
|Prince Waldemar in Line of Succession to the British Throne|
Prince Waldemar Schaumburg-Lippe, is in Line of Succession to the British Throne, being descended from King George II of the United Kingdom, through his daughter Queen Louisa of Denmark and Norway.
|Related Royal Families|
Related Royal Houses to Prince Waldemar and his family are the Heads of State and Royals of the following european monarchies: Kingdom of Denmark, Kingdom of Norway, Kingdom of Sweden, Kingdom of Belgium, Kingdom of the Netherlands, United Kingdom (England), Kingdom of Spain, Grandduchy of Luxembourg, Principality of Liechtenstein and Principality of Monaco.
Most of Europe's reigning and formerly reigning royal families are like H.H. Prince Waldemar Schaumburg-Lippe direct descendants of King Christian IX. and the current European monarchs descended from him are Queen Margrethe II. of Denmark, Queen Elizabeth II. of the United Kingdom, King Philippe of Belgium, King Harald V. of Norway, King Felipe VI. of Spain and Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg. The consort Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and former consort Queen Sofia of Spain are also agnatic descendants of Christian IX, as is Constantine II., the former and last King of the Hellenes, and his consort the former Queen Anne-Marie, King Michael I. of Romania and his wife Queen Anne of Romania are also descendants of King Christian IX.
|State or Monarchy||Head of State||Family Relation to H.H. Prince Waldemar Schaumburg-Lippe of Germany|
|Antigua and Barbuda||Queen Elizabeth II.||King Christian IX. of Denmark is the mutual direct lineage ancestor of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II. and H.H. Prince Waldemar and his family.|
|Australia||Queen||King Christian IX. of Denmark is the mutual direct lineage ancestor of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II. and H.H. Prince Waldemar and his family.|
|Bahamas||Queen Elizabeth II.||King Christian IX. of Denmark is the mutual direct lineage ancestor of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II. and H.H. Prince Waldemar and his family.|
|Barbados||Queen Elizabeth II.|
|Belgium||King Philippe||King Philippe of Belgium is the mutual direct lineage ancestor of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II. and H.H. Prince Waldemar and his family.|
|Belize||Queen Elizabeth II.|
|Canada||Queen Elizabeth II.|
|Denmark||Queen Margrethe II.|
|Grenada||Queen Elizabeth II.|
|Jamaica||Queen Elizabeth II.|
|Netherlands||King Willem Alexander||King Willem Alexander is the grandson of related Prince Berhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld and Prince Waldemar is also family to H.M. Princess Louise of the Netherlands, married Queen of Sweden and Norway|
|New Zealand||Queen Elizabeth II.|
|Norway||King Harald V.||King Christian IX. of Denmark is the mutual direct lineage ancestor of H.M. King Harald V. and H.H. Prince Waldemar and his family.|
|Papua New Guinea||Queen Elizabeth II.|
|Salomon Islands||Queen Elizabeth II.|
|Sweden||King Carl Gustav||King Christian IX. of Denmark is the mutual direct lineage ancestor of H.M. King Carl Gustav and H.H. Prince Waldemar and his family.|
|Spain||King Felipe VI.||King Christian IX. of Denmark is the mutual direct lineage ancestor of H.M. King Felipe VI. and H.H. Prince Waldemar and his family. Queen Sofia of Spain is herself also agnatic descendent of Christian IX.|
|St. Kitts and Nevis||Queen Elizabeth II.|
|St. Lucia||Queen Elizabeth II.|
|St. Vincent and the Grenadines||Queen Elizabeth II.|
|Tuvalu||Queen Elizabeth II.|
|United Kingdom||Queen Elizabeth II.|
|Luxembourg||Grandduke Henri I.||King Christian IX. of Denmark is the mutual direct lineage ancestor of H.M. Grandduke Henri I. and H.H. Prince Waldemar and his family. And Grandduchess Adeleide Marie was the sister of Prince Waldemars Great Grand mother (his father Prince Christians Grandmother).|
|Liechtenstein||Prince Hans Adam II.||H.R.&S.H. Princess Margaretha II. of Liechtenstein, her husband is the brother of the soverign H.H. Prince Hans Adam II. (H.H. Prince Nikolaus von Liechtenstein), are have King Christian IX. of Denmark as mutual direct lineage ancestor|
|Monaco||Prince Albert II.||H.R.H. Princess Caroline of Monaco is married to H.R.H. Prince Ernst August of Hannover a relative ot H.H. Prince Waldemar.|
Royal Danish Lineage of German Prince Waldemar and family
Prince Waldemar Schaumburg-Lippe´s more then 1000 years of history dates back to King Gorm the Old (936).
Royal Danish lineage through H.R.H. Princess Feodora of Denmark:
|Official styles and titles|
|His Highness Prince Waldemar Schaumburg-Lippe-Nachod|
|His Highness Prince Waldemar of Schaumburg-Lippe|
|His Highness Prince Waldemar zu Schaumburg-Lippe-Nachod|