Prince Georg-Constantin has tragically died on Saturday, the 41-year-old royal was the successor of the German House of Saxony-Weimar-Eisenach, which is the oldest branch of the House of Wettin, as reported by Daily Mail.
German Prince Georg-Constantin’s family is one of the oldest documented noble families in Germany, the late prince was a successor to the title. Alas, the royal died in shock horse-riding accident on Saturday after being thrown from a horse while riding with a friend Jean Christophe Iseux, Baron von Pfetten in the UK. The friends of late prince recall that he was a brilliant jockey and raced at Cheltenham and wherever he went he rode.
Georg-Constantin had connections to many high-profile royal families including Queen Elizabeth II and King Philippe of Belgium. On a tragic day, Constantin was riding around the French professor, diplomat and former adviser to the Chinese government’s home in Apethorpe Palace, Northamptonshire. Prince’s old pal Baron von Pfetten accompanied him when the accident occurred.
According to an emergency, a call was placed at around 8.30pm on Saturday and police and ambulance crews arrived soon after. Minutes later, Georg-Constantin’s death was confirmed.
Alexander Fiske-Harrison paid a tribute to his close friend Prince: “From what I have been told from friends is that Con (Prince Georg-Constantin) was visiting Jean Christophe and they went out for a hack (horse ride). On Saturday he and Jean Christophe went for a ride. He was wearing a helmet and was riding in the grounds.”
“It was soft and flat and, from what I understand, was with Jean Christophe when he fell.
“I don’t know the exact details of what happened. I understand his wife was not there at the time,”
the official statement reads.
The 41-year-old Prince had relocated to England after marrying a British woman, Olivia Rachelle Page.