Wednesday 6 December 2023

Passing of Prince Constantin of Liechtenstein

Coat of arms of Liechtenstein
Coat of Arms of Liechtenstein

HSH Prince Constantin of Liechtenstein died unexpectedly yesterday (Dec 5th, 2023) at age 51. No further details regarding his death have been released by the palace  

Prince Constantin was the youngest son of the monarch, Prince Hans-Adam and his late wife, Princess Marie. And was the younger brother of the current regent, Hereditary Prince Alois. 

Prince Constantin was Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Liechtenstein Group AG and a member of the Board of Directors of Liechtenstein Group Holding AG.

Prince Constantine was married to Princess Marie (Née Countess Marie Gabriele Franziska Kálnoky de Kőröspatak). The couple had 3 children: Prince Moritz (age 20), Princess Georgina "Gina" (age 18), and Prince Benedikt (age 15).

Online Book of Condolence  (press EN, to toggle to English).

Statement from Palace:

The Princely House regrets to announce that H.S.H. Prince Constantin von und zu Liechtenstein passed away unexpectedly on 5 December 2023.

Full Press release in German 

Statement from Government:

“The government was deeply saddened to note the information about the death of HSH Prince Constantin von und zu Liechtenstein.  
The government offers its sincere condolences to HSH The Prince, HSH The Hereditary Prince and the entire princely family.”

In consultation with the palace, the government has ordered 2 days of national mourning until Friday, December 8, 2023. 

Flags will be flown at half-mast. If that is not possible they should decorated with a mourning ribbon.

During the period of national mourning, public events or celebrations should be reconsidered or carried out with the restraint and respect appropriate during national mourning. 

Public Events that are not canceled will have a minute of silence in remembrance of Prince Constantin.

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