Dream wedding, dream weather and dream dress: Alexander zu Schaumburg-Lippe celebrates his third wedding.
At his side was not only his future wife Mahkameh but also his ex-wife Lilly.
Bückeburg - Alexander zu Schaumburg-Lippe has already had two marriages, now he wants to try again.
With the Iranian pianist Mahkameh Navabi (40) he stepped in front of the altar on October 9th.
Although the 62-year-old is already practicing this, he still needed support from his maid of honor.
And she knows the game as well as he does.
Alexander zu Schaumburg-Lippe and Princess Mahkameh: Royal dream wedding
The sun and the bride shone in competition when Mahkameh and Alexander zu Schaumburg-Lippe said yes.
In the town church of Bückeburg, the royal couple promised eternal loyalty.
Many people had gathered in front of the church to take a look at the beautiful bride.
In a dream of white and an XXL train, the future princess drove up in an old carriage in proper style.
Of course, a sparkling tiara in your hair could not be missing.
Princess Mahkameh at her wedding with Prince Alexander zu Schaumburg-Lippe in the dream of white.
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The two have been in a relationship for five years, the civil wedding followed in autumn 2020. Now, a whole year later, they stepped in front of the church altar. Also there: maid of honor and ex-wife Lilly zu Sayn-Wittgenstein. She was his first wife, from their marriage comes Alexander's son Heinrich Donatus. The relationship failed and the castle owner married a second time. Alexander zu Schaumburg-Lippe has two daughters with her. After the wedding, Heinrich Donatus (27) spoke to
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about his new stepmother: “Mahkameh came in here five years ago and was married almost from day one and immediately accepted into the family. The two are so happy, and I wish them that it goes on forever! "
It is not known whether number two in the wives' list was also present at the wedding with Mahkameh.
The 300 invited guests were largely kept under lock and key, and there was also no information about the subsequent celebration in Bückeburg Castle.
Only a few pictures show those present, including Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg (49) and Ursula von der Leyen were photographed by the photographers
Alexander zu Schaumburg-Lippe with ex-wife Lilly zu Sayn-Wittgenstein at his third wedding with Princess Mahkameh.
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Jealousy and squabbles at a royal wedding?
Not with maid of honor Lilly and Princess Mahkameh
Lilly zu Sayn-Wittgenstein and Alexander zu Schaumburg-Lippe are not only connected by their son, but a deep friendship has also developed between the ex-lovers. How deep is shown by Lilly's best man role. About the new from Schamburg-Lippe, she reveals to the
: "She is an absolute person of the heart, that connects us." The two are even friends. The wedding of the two is under a good star for her, because: “Above all, they have a world that they open up together, that is the world of music. They play the piano together, there is so much joy and happiness. "
However, the happiness of Alexander zu Schaumburg-Lippe is likely to have been somewhat clouded by the death of his cousin.
The German princess died in early August at the age of only 58.