Adelheid of Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg-Hoym

Schloss Oldenburg – Memories of resplendence

Schloss Oldenburg stands in the centre of the city of Oldenburg in Germany and served as the residence of the Counts, Dukes and finally, the Grand Dukes of Oldenburg. The oldest part dates from 1607 and it was Anthony Günther, Count of Oldenburg who wanted to develop the medieval buildings into a palace with four [read more]

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Adelheid of Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg-Hoym

The infertility of the first royal couple of Greece

Amalia of Oldenburg was born in 1818 as the daughter of Augustus, Grand Duke of Oldenburg and Princess Adelheid of Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg-Hoym. She never knew her mother as she died three months after giving birth to her sister at the age of 20. Her father remarried to her mother’s sister Princess Ida of Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg-Hoym, but she too died after three [read more]