Ernst Casimir Friedrich Carl zur Lippe-Biesterfeld was born 9 June 1842 in Oberkassel, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany to Julius Peter zur Lippe-Biesterfeld (1812-1884) and Adelheid zu Castell-Castell (1818-1900) and died 26 September 1904 in Schloss Lopshorn, Germany of unspecified causes. He married Karoline von Wartensleben (1844-1905) 16 September 1869 in Neudorf bei Benschen, Germany. 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.

Wife's parents : Leopold Otto van Wartensleben 1818-1846 & Mathilde van Halbach 1822-1848)


Offspring of Ernst Casimir zur Lippe-Biesterfeld and Karoline von Wartensleben (1844-1905)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Adelheid van Lippe Biesterfeld (1870-1948)
Leopold Julius van Lippe Biesterfeld (1871-1949)
Bernhard zur Lippe-Biesterfeld (1872-1934) 26 August 1872 Oberkassel, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany 19 June 1934 Munchen, Germany Armgard von Sierstorpff-Cramm (1883-1971)

Julius Ernst van Lippe Biesterfeld (1873-1952)
Carola van Lippe Biesterfeld (1873-1958)
Mathilde van Lippe Biesterfeld (1875-1907)

Noteworthy descendants include

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

Footnotes (including sources)

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