Former German state. Schaumburg was the ancestral seat of a line of counts recorded from the early 12th century. The line died out in 1640 and the lands were partitioned. It joined the German Confederation in 1815 and the German empire in 1871. It joined the Weimar Republic in 1918 as a free state; in 1946 it was merged into the state of Lower Saxony.
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Heir: Hereditary Prince Heinrich-Donatus (born 1994)
Prince Mario-Max zu Schaumburg-Lippe, Son of Prince Waldemar zu Schaumburg-Lippe, Cousin of the Queen of Denmark, Expected at New York Opening Party of Club Butter Friday.
Jun 09, 2011; New York entrepreneur Gabriel S. Faria confirms the rumor about a German royal guest at Club Butter's opening on Friday, May 20,...