Constantine, Prince of Hohenzollern-Hechingen

Prussian prince (1801-1869)

Constantine, Prince of Hohenzollern-Hechingen (16 February 1801 – 3 September 1869), was the last Prince of Hohenzollern-Hechingen. Constantine served as regent for his ill father, Frederick, beginning in 1834. Upon his father's death in 1838, Constantine became Prince of Hohenzollern-Hechingen and after the death of his mother in 1845, he also inherited the Duchy of Sagan. Following the Revolutions of 1848, Constantine and Charles Anthony, Prince of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen both agreed to cede their principalities to the Kingdom of Prussia and renounced their rights as sovereign princes and heads of government on 7 December 1849.

Prince of Hohenzollern-Hechingen
Reign13 September 1838 – 7 December 1849
PredecessorFriedrich Hermann Otto
SuccessorAnnexation by Prussia
Born(1801-02-16)16 February 1801
Schloss Sagan, Sagan, Silesia, Prussia
Died3 September 1869(1869-09-03) (aged 68)
Schloss Polnisch Nettkow, Grünberg, Silesia, Prussia
(m. 1826; died 1847)
Baroness Amalie Schenk von Geyern
(m. 1850)
Full name
German: Friedrich Wilhelm Konstantin Hermann Thassilo
FatherFriedrich Hermann Otto, Prince of Hohenzollern-Hechingen
MotherPrincess Pauline of Courland
ReligionRoman Catholicism