Emich I
Grand Duke of Alsace-Lorraine
Reign 1 April 1920 – 18 July 1939
Predecessor Title created
Successor Karl
Spouse Princess Feodore of Hohenlohe-Langenburg
Full name
German: Emich Eduard Carl
House House of Leiningen
Father Ernst Leopold, 4th Prince of Leiningen
Mother Princess Marie of Baden
Born 18 January 1866
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom Flag of the United Kingdom
Died 18 July 1939 (aged 73)
Straßburg, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany Flag of German Reich (1933–1935)
Religion Lutheranism

Emich I, Grand Duke of Alsace-Lorraine (German: Emich Eduard Carl Großherzog von Elsaß-Lothringen; 18 January 1866 – 18 July 1939) was the son of Ernst Leopold, 4th Prince of Leiningen. He was the 5th Prince of Leiningen from 1904 to 1920, and afterwards created ruler of Alsace-Lorraine from 1920 until his death.

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Titles and stylesEdit

Monarchical styles of
Emich I, Grand Duke of Alsace-Lorraine
Wappen Deutsches Reich - Elsass-Lothringen (Klein)
Reference style His Royal Highness
Spoken style Your Royal Highness
Alternative style Sir
Emich I, Duke of Alsace-Lorraine
Born: 18 January 1866 Died: 18 July 1939
German nobility
New creation
Grand Duchy established
Grand Duke of Alsace-Lorraine
1 April 1920 – 18 July 1939
Succeeded by