House of Liechtenstein

Hans-Adam II, Prince of Liechtenstein (born 1945), current head of the house and sovereign ruler of the principality
Karl I, Prince of Liechtenstein (1569–1627), created Prince in 1608, Viceroy of Bohemia 1622
Hans-Adam I, Prince of Liechtenstein (1662–1712), acquired the territory of the Principality
Johann I Joseph, Prince of Liechtenstein (1760–1836), the last prince to rule under the Holy Roman Empire and the first ruler of a sovereign state from 1806
Johann II, Prince of Liechtenstein (1840–1929), allied the principality with Switzerland after the downfall of the Habsburg monarchy in 1918
Franz Joseph II, Prince of Liechtenstein (1906–1989), remained neutral throughout World War II
Vaduz Castle, the Sovereign's residence in the Principality of Liechtenstein
Liechtenstein Castle in Lower Austria, ancestral seat, now family museum
Liechtenstein Garden Palace in Vienna (painted by Bellotto 1759/60), now home to the princely 16th to 18th century art collection
Liechtenstein City Palace in Vienna, private residence and home to the princely 19th century art collection
Wilfersdorf Castle, Lower Austria, the prince's Austrian country estate
Valtice Castle in the Czech Republic (principal seat of the Liechtenstein family until after World War II, when the government confiscated it)
Lednice Castle in the Czech Republic (confiscated in 1945)
Velké Losiny Castle in the Czech Republic (confiscated in 1945)
Riegersburg Castle, Austria, seat of a branch line
Frauental Castle, Austria, seat of a branch line
Waldstein Castle, Deutschfeistritz, Austria, seat of a branch line
Rosegg House, Austria, seat of a branch line
Hollenegg Castle, Austria, seat of a branch line

Family which reigns by hereditary right over the principality of Liechtenstein.

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Town in Břeclav District in the South Moravian Region of the Czech Republic.

Official seal, 1810
Jewish quarter (1900s)
Mikulov Castle
Chapel of St. Sebastian on the Svatý Kopeček Hill
Main square and sgraffit house
Main square view towards the chapel
Castle in Mikulov
Castle park
Synagogue in the former Jewish quarter

In a 1249 deed, issued by the Přemyslid margrave Ottokar II who granted it, including a castle and the surrounding area, to the Austrian noble Henry I of Liechtenstein.


German-speaking microstate located in the Alps between Austria and Switzerland.

Gutenberg Castle, Balzers, Liechtenstein
Vaduz Castle, overlooking the capital, is home to the Prince of Liechtenstein.
Johann I Joseph, Prince of Liechtenstein from 1805 to 1806 and 1814 to 1836, by Johann Baptist von Lampi the Elder. Liechtenstein Museum, Vienna
Franz I, Prince of Liechtenstein from 1929 to 1938
Administrative divisions of Liechtenstein, showing numerous exclaves
The centre of government in Vaduz
Hans-Adam II, Prince of Liechtenstein, as pictured by Erling Mandelmann in 1974
The Rhine: border between Liechtenstein and Switzerland (view towards the Swiss Alps)
Panorama of Vaduz, capital of Liechtenstein
Looking southward at Vaduz city centre
Since 1923, there has been no border control between Liechtenstein and Switzerland.
Headquarters of Hilti Corporation in Schaan, Liechtenstein
St. Florin Catholic Cathedral in Vaduz
University of Liechtenstein
Balzers Heliport
Kunstmuseum (Liechtenstein Art Museum)
Liechtenstein National Museum
Marco Büchel, the first Liechtensteiner alpine skier to compete at six Winter Olympics
Liechtenstein Police
Maltese consulate in Schaan

This region was enfeoffed to the Counts of Hohenems until the sale to the Liechtenstein dynasty in 1699.

Monarchy of Liechtenstein

Monarch and head of state of Liechtenstein.

Current personal standard of the Prince of Liechtenstein, adopted in 1982.
Personal standard of the Prince of Liechtenstein from 1957 until 1982.
Former Princely Standard as it appeared in 1912.

The Liechtenstein family, after which the sovereign principality was named in 1719, hails from Liechtenstein Castle in Lower Austria, which the family possessed from at least 1140 to the thirteenth century, and from 1807 onward.

Liechtenstein Castle (Maria Enzersdorf)

Privately owned castle near Maria Enzersdorf in Lower Austria, bordering Vienna.

Liechtenstein Castle in Lower Austria
Southeast view

Liechtenstein (German for "bright stone") Castle is the place of origin of the House of Liechtenstein, the ruling family of the Principality of Liechtenstein.


Town in the district of Gütersloh in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

The historic town hall from around 1800
Rietberg centre
Presentation of the Logo for the 2008 gardening show

In the year 1807 Rietberg became a part of Kingdom of Westphalia, while the title Count Rietberg remains extant in the House of Liechtenstein, with Hans-Adam II, Prince of Liechtenstein and each born member of his dynasty and their dynastic wives bearing the title currently.

Princess Margaretha of Liechtenstein

Fourth child and second and youngest daughter of Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg and Princess Joséphine-Charlotte of Belgium.

Margaretha (standing) with her family, 1971

As the sister of Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg and the sister-in-law of Prince Hans-Adam II of Liechtenstein, she is a princess of two current realms and a member of the Luxembourg and Liechtenstein reigning dynasties.

Prince Nikolaus of Liechtenstein

Prince Nikolaus in 2010

Prince Nikolaus of Liechtenstein (Nikolaus Ferdinand Maria Josef Raphael; born 24 October 1947) is a member of the Liechtenstein princely family.


Town in Ústí nad Orlicí District in the Pardubice Region of the Czech Republic.

Church of Saint Wenceslaus and Lanškroun Castle
Town hall

Then it was shortly held by Hrzán of Harasov, and after the Battle of White Mountain, it was bought by the Liechtenstein family.

Lordship of Schellenberg

Historic state of the Holy Roman Empire, now located in the Principality of Liechtenstein.

Map of Liechtenstein highlighting the current electoral district of Unterland (red), coextensive with the Lordship of Schellenberg
Map of Liechtenstein highlighting the current electoral district of Unterland (red), coextensive with the Lordship of Schellenberg

In 1712, the Liechtenstein dynasty also purchased the nearby County of Vaduz, for 290,000 guilders.

Princess Nora of Liechtenstein

Princess Nora in 2012

Princess Norberta of Liechtenstein, Dowager Marchioness of Mariño (Norberta Elisabeth Maria Assunta Josefine Georgine et omnes sancti; 31 October 1950), popularly known as Princess Nora, is a member of Liechtenstein princely family.