Last modified: 8 December 2019
Deaths in reigning and non-reigning royal houses of the year 2018.
Death of Prince Regent Sauryavong Savang of Laos in Paris, France, aged 81.
Death of Countess Ursula zu Pappenheim in Eichstätt, Germany, aged 91.
Death of Fürstin Charlotte von Quadt zu Wykradt und Isny née Princess of Bavaria aged 86.
Death of Countess Claudia von Colloredo-Mannsfeld née Pless aged 52.
Death of Sheikha Hessa bint Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Nahyan of Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates).
Death of Prince Karl-Heinz zu Hohenlohe-Oehringen né Sassen in Phuket, Thailand, aged 77.
Death of Prince Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Musaed bin Abdulrahman Al Saud of Saudi Arabia.
Death of Princess Antoinette zu Salm-Salm in Bonn, Germany, aged 58.
Death of Princess .. of Saudi Arabia. She was the mother of Prince Faysal bin Musa’id bin Abd al-Rahman of Saudi Arabia.
Death of Prince Henrik of Denmark né de Laborde de Monpezat at Fredensborg Palace, Fredensborg, Denmark, aged 83.
Death of Prince Abdulaziz bin Bandar bin Mohammed bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia.
Death of Princess .. of Saudi Arabia. She was the mother of Prince Faysal bin Fahd bin Muhammad of Saudi Arabia.
Death of Prince Carlos von Hohenzollern at the Intercontinental Hotel in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, aged 39. He fell from the 21st floor, likely suicide.
February (exact date unknown)
Death of Alessandra Schoenburg Tanturri née Princess zu Schönburg-Waldenburg in Rome, Italy.
Death announced of Sheikha Al Jazi Al Ahmad Al Sabah of Kuwait, aged 86.
Death of Princess Cassandra zur Lippe=Weissenfeld in Madison Heights, Virginia, USA, aged 74.
Death of Count Friedrich zu Castell-Castell aged 67.
Death of Prince Bandar bin Khalid bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia. He was born in 1935.
Death of Princess Mathilde of Saxony in Sistrans, Austria, aged 82.
Death of Princess (unknown) of Saudi Arabia, mother of Prince Hassan bin Musa’id bin Abd al-Rahman of Saudi Arabia.
Death of Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Sultan al Qasimi of Sharjah.
Death of Countess Marie-Thérèse von Waldburg zu Zeil und Hohenems née Countess Nemes de Hidvég et Oltszem at Kempfenhausen, Germany, aged 52.
Death of Inkhosikati LaMasango née Senteni Masango. She was the eight wife of King Mswati III of Swaziland. She committed suicide.
Death of Countess Maria Magdalena von und zu Trauttmansdorff-Weinsberg “Madeleine”, aged 92.
Death of Fürst Franz Alexander von Isenburg in München, Germany, aged 74.
Death of Duke Friedrich von Württemberg in a car crash near Ebenweiler, Germany, aged 56.
Death of Hubertus Stephan (Hohenlohe-Langenburg) in a car accident near Aurach, Austria, aged 47.
Death of Princess Maria Karin zu Stolberg-Wernigerode née Freiin von Düring at Bad Salzhausen, Germany, aged 83.
Death of Ferdinand Wutholen (Tuscany), aged 91.
Death of Kanwar Ratanjit Singh (Kapurthala) in Simla, India, aged 77.
Death of Count Hans von der Goltz (Solms-Laubach) aged 91.
Burial of Princess Munira bint Abd al-Aziz bin Abd al-Muhsin (Saudi Arabia).
Death of Josephine Ruby Trevorrow (Johor, Malaysia) at the King Edward VII’s hospital, London, Great Britain, aged 82.
Death of Desmond de Silva (Yugoslavia) aged 78.
Death of Sheikh Abdullah bin Khalid bin Ali al Khalifa of Bahrain aged 95 or 96.
Death of Sheikha Hala bint D’aji al Khalifa of Bahrain.
Death of Prince Georg-Constantin von Sachsen-Weimar und Eisenach in a riding accident near Apethorpe Palace, Northamptonshire, Great Britain, aged 41.
Death of Princess Maria Fernanda Eudoxia von Thurn und Taxis, aged 90.
Death of Countess Christiana von Schönborn-Buchheim née von Mautner Markhof, aged 90.
Death of Ouk Phalla (Cambodia) after a car crash in hospital in Sihanoukville, aged 39.
Death of Princess Elisabeth of Denmark at the Træningscenter Fortunen, Lyngby, Denmark, aged 83.
Death of Prince Friedrich-Carl zu Waldeck und Pyrmont aged 84.
June (exact date unknown)
Death of Siale ‘ataongo Puloka (Tonga).
Death of Princess Lavinia-Mata-‘o Taone of Tonga in Auckland, New Zealand, aged 66.
Death of Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Qasimi of Ras Al Khaimah.
Death of Rajmata Krishna Kumari of Jodhpur, the last ruling Maharani of Jodhpur, aged 92.
Death announced of Princess (unknown) of Saudi Arabia, mother of Princess Fahda bint Saud bin Abdulrahman Al-Saud of Saudi Arabia.
Death of Prince Michel de Bourbon de Parme in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, aged 92.
Death of Prince Abdul Ali Seraj of Afghanistan in Milford, Connecticut, USA, aged 72.
Death of Count Friedrich-Ernst zu Solms-Laubach, aged 86.
Death of Evgeniy Petrovich Gruzinsky (Georgia) in Moscow, Russia, aged 70/71.
Death of Archduchess Maria of Austria née Princess zu Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg in Vienna, Austria, aged 82.
Death of Elisabeth Margarete Wolf née Countess zu Castell-Castell, aged 89.
Death of Duke Carl Gregor zu Mecklenburg at Villa Silberburg, Hechingen, Germany, aged 85.
Death of Princess Ingeborg zu Waldeck und Pyrmont née von Biela in Bad Arolsen, Germany, aged 86.
Death of Andreas Grunwald (Pappenheim) aged 53.
Burial of Baroness Elisabeth Winspeare Guicciardi née Princess von und zu Liechtenstein aged 86. She probably died 1 August 2018.
Death of Mehrdad Pahlbod (Iran) in Los Angeles, USA, aged 101.
Death of Princess Maria Josefa of Saxony in Bad Wiessee, Germany, aged 89.
Death of Sheikha Fareeha Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah of Kuwait aged 74.
Death of Princess (unknown) of Saudi Arabia. She was the mother of Prince Muqrin bin Saud bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud.
Death of The Duchess de Looz-Corswarem née Christiane Lacarrière in Croissy-sur-Seine, France, aged 98.
Death of Duke Friedrich August von Oldenburg in Nanyuki, Kenya, aged 65.
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Death of Count Christian Carl zu Stolberg-Wernigerode in Frankenthal, Germany, aged 75.
Burial of Princess Noura bint Turki bin Abdullah bin Saud bin Faisal Al Saud of Saudi Arabia in Mekkah, Saudi Arabia.
Death of Vishalakshi Devi (Mysore) in hospital in Bengaluru, India, aged 55.
October (exact date unknown)
Death of Sheikh Salman Mohammad Salman Al Humoud Al Salman Al Sabah of Kuwait. Condolences were offered on 31 October.
Death of Countess Ilse von Schönborn née Gemündt aged 96.
Death of Princess Ida zu Windisch-Graetz née Countess von Seilern und Aspang in Vienna, Austria aged 99.
Death of Count and Edler Herr Erik von Platen Hallermund aged 79.
Death of Maharani Deepinder Kaur (Faridkot) at the Raj Mahal, Faridkot, India, aged 82.
Death of Fürst Alexander von Schönburg-Hartenstein aged 88.
Death of Princess Carmen of Bourbon-Two Sicilies in Fréjus (Var), France, aged 94.
Death of Shaikha Bazza Mohammed Al-Ali Al-Malik Al-Sabah of Kuwait aged 82.
Death of Shaikha Noora bint Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa of Bahrain.
Death of Count Engelbert zu Ortenburg in Post Inn Village, Oakville, Canada aged 79.
Death of Prince Talal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia aged 87.