Marriages and Issue
Sophie married Prince Ernst Heinrich of Saxony, youngest son of the last Saxon monarch Frederick Augustus III and his wife Archduchess Luise of Austria, Princess of Tuscany, on 12 April 1921 at Schloss Hohenburg. Sophie and Ernst Heinrich had three sons:
- Prince Albrecht Friedrich August Johannes Gregor Dedo of Saxony (born 9 May 1922 in Munich); died 6 December 2009 in Radebeul, Germany.
- Prince Georg Timo Michael Nikolaus Maria of Saxony (born 22 December 1923 in Munich; died 22 April 1982 in Emden)
- Prince Rupprecht Hubertus Gero Maria of Saxony (born 12 September 1925 in Munich; died 10 April 2003 in Picton, Ontario, Canada)
Sophie died on 24 May 1941 at age 39 in Munich of pneumonia. Following her death, Ernst Heinrich married secondly and morganatically to Virginia Dulon on 28 June 1947 in Paris.
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