05 February 2012

† Hereditary Grand Duchess Karin of Mecklenburg-Schwerin

Hereditary Grand Duchess Karin of Mecklenburg-Schwerin passed away on 26.01.2012 at Gl├╝cksburg. She was born in 1920 as Karin von Schaper and married in 1941 Herediatary Grand Duke Friedrich Franz of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, the oldest son of the last Grand Duke Friedrich Franz IV. The couple divorced in 1967 and remarried 10 years later in 1977. Her husband died in 2001 when the House of Mecklenburg bacame extinct in the male line as the Couple had no children.