The funeral for Prince Philip, the longest serving royal consort in British history, is held be on April 17th at St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle.

Only thirty guests will be in attendance at Prince Philip’s funeral due to the pandemic and among them is Bernhard, Hereditary Prince of Baden.

The College of Arms, which helps to organise state occasions, said that Prince Philip’s funeral plans were “in line with custom and with His Royal Highness’s wishes.”

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Who is Bernhard Prince of Baden?

Bernhard, Hereditary Prince of Baden is the grandson of the Duke’s second sister Theodora, making him Prince Philip’s great nephew.

Bernhard was born in Germany, and is the eldest son of Maximilian, Margrave of Baden, and Archduchess Valerie of Austria.

He married Stephanie Anne Kaul in 2001 and the couple have three children together: Prince Leopold Bernhard Max Michael Ernst-August Friedrich Guillaume of Baden, Prince Friedrich Bernhard Leopold Christian Berthold Christoph of Baden, and Prince Karl-Wilhelm Bernhard Max Alexander Ernst-August Heinrich-Donatus Mathais of Baden.

Bernhard is a lawyer and handles the family estates.

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Who will attend Prince Philip’s funeral?

Due to the pandemic, the list of guests set to attend Prince Philip’s funeral has been whittled down to thirty, as only close family will be present at the private ceremony. They are:

  • The Queen
  • The Prince of Wales
  • The Duchess of Cornwall
  • The Duke of Cambridge
  • The Duchess of Cambridge
  • The Duke of Sussex
  • The Duke of York
  • Princess Beatrice
  • Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi
  • Princess Eugenie
  • Jack Brooksbank
  • The Earl of Wessex
  • The Countess of Wessex
  • Lady Louise Windsor
  • Viscount Severn
  • The Princess Royal
  • Vice Admiral Sir Timothy Laurence
  • Peter Phillips
  • Zara Tindall
  • Mike Tindall
  • Earl of Snowdon
  • Lady Sarah Chatto
  • Daniel Chatto
  • Duke of Gloucester
  • Duke of Kent
  • Princess Alexandra
  • Bernhard, Hereditary Prince of Baden
  • Prince Donatus, Landgrave of Hesse
  • Prince Philipp of Hohenlohe-Langenburg
  • The Countess Mountbatten of Burma

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