Henriette of Schönaich-Carolath

Special Tour: The Attic of House Doorn

Huis Doorn, or House Doorn, in the Netherlands is perhaps best known as the last residence and final resting place of the exiled German Emperor Wilhelm II. While most of the House is open to the public, its attic was not open. Huis Doorn is now offering a special tour twice a week where you [read more]

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Hermine Reuss of Greiz

When Empress Hermine met Harold Lloyd

*contains affiliate links* The Eye Film Museum recently shared two videos from the archives relating to Empress Hermine, the second wife of the German Kaiser Wilhelm II. The first one shows her meeting American actor Harold Lloyd as he visits her charity bazaar, while the second video shows her, Wilhelm, and also briefly her two [read more]

Hermine Reuss of Greiz

Empress Hermine – A prisoner of the Russians

Hermine Reuss of Greiz was one of the five daughters of Heinrich XXII, Prince Reuss of Greiz and his wife Princess Ida of Schaumburg-Lippe. Her childhood was overshadowed by the death of her mother in childbirth and the incurable disability of her only brother.  A 13-year marriage to Prince Johann Georg of Schönaich-Carolath produced five [read more]

Hermine Reuss of Greiz

Empress Hermine – A Quotation Mark Empress

Hermine Reuss of Greiz was one of the five daughters of Heinrich XXII, Prince Reuss of Greiz and his wife Princess Ida of Schaumburg-Lippe. Her childhood was overshadowed by the death of her mother in childbirth and the incurable disability of her only brother.  A 13-year marriage to Prince Johann Georg of Schönaich-Carolath produced five [read more]