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Countess Claudine Rhédey von Kis-Rhéde


Countess Claudine Rhédey von Kis-Rhéde

Claudine Rhédey von Kis-Rhéde
Countess von Hohenstein
Born before (1812-09-21)21 September 1812[1]
Erdőszentgyörgy, Sângeorgiu de Pădure, Romania)
Died 1 October 1841(1841-10-01) (aged 29)
Spouse Duke Alexander of Württemberg
Father Count László Rhédy de Kis-Rhéde
Mother Baroness Ágnes Inczédy de Nagy-Várad

Countess Claudine Rhédey de Kis-Rhéde (George V of the United Kingdom.

She was born as a Hungarian Countess in Erdőszentgyörgy, Ferenc Rhédey, the Hungarian prince of Transylvania between 1657 and 1658. At birth, she was styled as Countess Klaudina (Claudine) Rhédey de Kis-Rhéde.

In 1835, she married

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  1. ^ a b Baptismal date; her birth date is unknown
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The Rhédey family has been known from the 13th century. (EST in 1270) It is one of the Hungarian noble families descending from the house of Aba.[4] The most known central forefather of the Aba noble house is Samuel Aba, the third king of Hungary between 1041 and 1044, married to a sister of St. Stephen I, the founding king of Hungary.


Prince Francis of Teck was later created Elizabeth II, is Mary's granddaughter and thus Claudine's great-great-granddaughter.


All children were initially styled as Count or Countess von Hohenstein, taking their titles from their mother. However, in 1863, the children were created Prince and Princesses of Teck, with the style Serene Highness in the Kingdom of Württemberg.

Countess Claudine Rhédey von Kis-Rhéde and Countess von Hohenstein had three children with Duke Alexander of Württemberg:



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Claudine died in Austria in 1841 after being thrown from her horse and trampled to death in front of a cavalry charge at a military review; other sources say she died in a carriage accident.

The crypt of the Rhédey family is in the Reformed Church of Sângeorgiu de Pădure


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