Richard Fürst zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg

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tlcm51fr
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Richard Fürst zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg

Post by tlcm51fr » 03 Aug 2003 20:40

hello all !

anyone has any info. on Richard Fürst zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg
or
anyone knows this Prince

if yes

anyone has already heard that this Prince was an possible favourite for the Chancellery, but unfortunately, too much early, he died on 1925 (car-crash)

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Thomas

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Post by fdewaele » 04 Aug 2003 09:20

Question: any relation to the Luftwaffe nightfighter ace?

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Post by tlcm51fr » 04 Aug 2003 12:48

hi fdewaele,

no,

the ace's name is :
Heinrich Prinz zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Sayn
it is a other branch,
but son's of Fürst Richard is Ludwig Prinz zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg, Kommandeur Kav-Rgt 18 and after Kav-Rgt "Süd" and Prinz Ludwig has received Ritterkreuz.

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Thomas

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