Bernhard Kasimir Wilhelm Friedrich Gustav Heinrich Eduard zur Lippe-Biesterfeld was born 26 August 1872 in Oberkassel, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany to Ernst Casimir zur Lippe-Biesterfeld (1842-1904) and Karoline von Wartensleben (1844-1905) and died 19 June 1934 in Munchen, Germany of unspecified causes. He married Armgard von Sierstorpff-Cramm (1883-1971) 4 March 1909 in Oelber. Notable ancestors include Henry II of England (1133-1189), William I of England (1027-1087), Charlemagne (747-814), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Alfred the Great (849-899), Rurik (c832-879), Willem van Oranje (1533-1584). Ancestors are from Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Poland, Austria, the Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark, Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, Lithuania, Bohemia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Italy, Switzerland, Spain, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Portugal, England, Turkey, the Byzantine Empire.


Offspring of Bernhard zur Lippe-Biesterfeld and Armgard von Sierstorpff-Cramm (1883-1971)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Bernhard zur Lippe-Biesterfeld (1911-2004) 28 June 1911 Jena 1 December 2004 Utrecht Juliana van Oranje-Nassau (1909-2004)

Ernst Aschwin zur Lippe-Biesterfeld 1914-1988

Noteworthy descendants include

  1. Willem-Alexander van Oranje-Nassau (1967)

Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
  • Frans Roelvink (Midvorsten)
₪ Wedding
  • morganatic marriage

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