Deaths 2018

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Last modified: 15 March 2021

Deaths in reigning and non-reigning royal houses of the year 2018.

* = New

DateNameAgePlace
* 2 JanuaryPrince Regent Sauryavong Savang of Laos80Créteil, Val-de-Marne, France
5 JanuaryCountess Ursula zu Pappenheim91Eichstätt, Germany
9 JanuaryFürstin Charlotte von Quadt zu Wykradt und Isny née Princess of Bavaria86
27 JanuaryCountess Claudia von Colloredo-Mannsfeld née Pless52
28 JanuarySheikha Hessa bint Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Nahyan of Abu Dhabi (UAE)
1 FebruaryPrince Karl-Heinz zu Hohenlohe-Oehringen né Sassen77Phuket, Thailand
1 FebruaryPrince Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Musaed bin Abdulrahman Al Saud of Saudi Arabia
6 FebruaryPrincess Antoinette zu Salm-Salm58Bonn, Germany
10 FebruaryThe mother of Prince Faysal bin Musa’id bin Abd al-Rahman of Saudi Arabia
13 FebruaryPrince Henrik of Denmark né de Laborde de Monpezat83Fredensborg Palace, Fredensborg, Denmark
14 FebruaryPrince Abdulaziz bin Bandar bin Mohammed bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia
16 FebruaryThe mother of Prince Faysal bin Fahd bin Muhammad of Saudi Arabia
23 FebruaryPrince Carlos von Hohenzollern39Intercontinental Hotel, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
FebruaryAlessandra Schoenburg Tanturri née Princess zu Schönburg-WaldenburgRome, Italy
1 MarchSheikha Al Jazi Al Ahmad Al Sabah of Kuwait86
6 MarchPrincess Cassandra zur Lippe-Weissenfeld74Madison Heights, Virginia, USA
8 MarchCount Friedrich zu Castell-Castell67
12 MarchPrince Bandar bin Khalid bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia82 or 83
* 17 MarchPrincess Mathilde of Saxony (Sachsen-Coburg und Gotha)82Sistrans, Austria
30 MarchThe mother of Prince Hassan bin Musa’id bin Abd al-Rahman of Saudi Arabia
3 AprilSheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Sultan al Qasimi of Sharjah (UAE)
3 AprilCountess Marie-Thérèse von Waldburg zu Zeil und Hohenems née Countess Nemes de Hidvég et Oltszem52Kempfenhausen, Germany
* 6 AprilPrince Bahman Pahlavi67La Verrière, Yvelines, France
6 April (suicide)Inkhosikati LaMasango née Senteni Masango (Swaziland)
12 AprilCountess Maria Magdalena von und zu Trauttmansdorff-Weinsberg “Madeleine”92
5 MayFürst Franz Alexander von Isenburg74München, Germany
9 May (car crash)Duke Friedrich von Württemberg56Ebenweiler, Germany
10 May (car accident)Hubertus Stephan (Hohenlohe-Langenburg)47Aurach, Austria
10 MayPrincess Maria Karin zu Stolberg-Wernigerode née Freiin von Düring83Bad Salzhausen, Germany
10 MayFerdinand Wutholen (Tuscany)91
13 MayKanwar Ratanjit Singh (Kapurthala)77Simla, India
28 MayCount Hans von der Goltz (Solms-Laubach)91
28 May (burial)Princess Munira bint Abd al-Aziz bin Abd al-Muhsin (Saudi Arabia)
1 JuneJosephine Ruby Trevorrow (Johor, Malaysia)82King Edward VII’s hospital, London, UK
2 JuneDesmond de Silva (Yugoslavia)78
5 JuneSheikh Abdullah bin Khalid bin Ali al Khalifa of Bahrain95 or 96
9 JuneSheikha Hala bint D’aji al Khalifa of Bahrain
9 June (riding accident)Prince Georg-Constantin von Sachsen-Weimar und Eisenach41Apethorpe Palace, Northamptonshire, UK
9 JunePrincess Maria Fernanda Eudoxia von Thurn und Taxis90
13 JuneCountess Christiana von Schönborn-Buchheim née von Mautner Markhof90
17 June (car crash)Ouk Phalla (Cambodia)39Hospital, Sihanoukville
19 JunePrincess Elisabeth of Denmark83Træningscenter Fortunen, Lyngby, Denmark
* 22 JunePrincess Lavinia-Mata-‘o Taone of Tonga66Auckland, New Zealand
25 JunePrince Friedrich-Carl zu Waldeck und Pyrmont84
JuneSiale ‘ataongo Puloka (Tonga)
1 JulySheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Qasimi of Ras Al Khaimah (UAE)
3 JulyRajmata Krishna Kumari of Jodhpur, the last ruling Maharani of Jodhpur92
6 JulyThe mother of Princess Fahda bint Saud bin Abdulrahman Al-Saud of Saudi Arabia
7 JulyPrince Michel de Bourbon de Parme92Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, France
11 JulyPrince Abdul Ali Seraj of Afghanistan72Milford, Connecticut, USA
15 JulyCount Friedrich-Ernst zu Solms-Laubach86
17 JulyEvgeniy Petrovich Gruzinsky (Georgia)70 or 71Moscow, Russia
20 JulyArchduchess Maria of Austria née Princess zu Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg82Vienna, Austria
21 JulyElisabeth Margarete Wolf née Countess zu Castell-Castell89
23 JulyDuke Carl Gregor zu Mecklenburg85Villa Silberburg, Hechingen, Germany
27 JulyPrincess Ingeborg zu Waldeck und Pyrmont née von Biela86Bad Arolsen, Germany
30 JulyAndreas Grunwald (Pappenheim)53
3 August (burial)Baroness Elisabeth Winspeare Guicciardi née Princess von und zu Liechtenstein86
9 AugustMehrdad Pahlbod (Iran)101Los Angeles, California, USA
10 AugustPrincess Maria Josefa of Saxony89Bad Wiessee, Germany
13 AugustSheikha Fareeha Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah of Kuwait74
22 AugustThe mother of Prince Muqrin bin Saud bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud of Saudi Arabia
28 AugustDuchess de Looz-Corswarem née Christiane Lacarrière98Croissy-sur-Seine, Yvelines, France
12 SeptemberDuke Friedrich August von Oldenburg65Nanyuki, Kenya
13 SeptemberCount Christian Carl zu Stolberg-Wernigerode75Frankenthal, Germany
1 October (burial)Princess Noura bint Turki bin Abdullah bin Saud bin Faisal Al Saud of Saudi ArabiaMecca, Saudi Arabia
19 October Vishalakshi Devi (Mysore)55Hospital, Bengaluru, India
31 October (?)Sheikh Salman Mohammad Salman Al Humoud Al Salman Al Sabah of Kuwait
1 NovemberCountess Ilse von Schönborn née Gemündt96
6 NovemberPrincess Ida zu Windisch-Graetz née Countess von Seilern und Aspang99Vienna, Austria
8 NovemberCount and Edler Herr Erik von Platen Hallermund79
11 NovemberMaharani Deepinder Kaur (Faridkot)82Raj Mahal, Faridkot, India
15 NovemberFürst Alexander von Schönburg-Hartenstein88
20 NovemberPrincess Carmen of Bourbon-Two Sicilies94Fréjus, Var, France
3 DecemberShaikha Bazza Mohammed Al-Ali Al-Malik Al-Sabah of Kuwait82
11 DecemberShaikha Noora bint Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa of Bahrain
19 DecemberCount Engelbert zu Ortenburg79Post Inn Village, Oakville, Canada
22 DecemberPrince Talal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia87
* 29 DecemberPrincess Ponnaraingsey Norodom of Cambodia75Luxembourg