Her Highness Dr. Princess Antonia Schaumburg-Lippe
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Her Highness Dr. Princess Antonia Schaumburg-Lippe, former member of the legislative assembly of Salzburg, was born in the city of Salzburg. Princess Antonia is an award-winning author and journalist, specializing in thoroughly-researched features and profiles. She writes for German, Austrian, and international magazines, newspapers, and is a celebrity television host and expert. She has interviewed and worked with the biggest publications and has been featured in hit-formats, such as Spiegel TV, RTL, Sat1, Pro7, Puls 4, Sixx, ORF, Servus TV, and also presented news in her son's (Prince Mario-Max Schaumburg-Lippe) hit television show, "Astro Royal" on Astro TV Networks.
Princess Antonia is the daughter of a metal-industrial and businesswoman Mag.iur. Dr.iur. Edith Schöppl, of viennese jewish heritage, and the businessman Adolf Schöppl. Princess Antonia opened her private veterinary clinic and served as head of the district veterinary department and government veterinary doctor. The residents of the federal district of Salzburg in Austria elected her as a politician to the legislative counsel, and she served in legislation and changed law to the benefit of people and animals.
For Princess Antonia's work and duty, she received several badges of honors and decorations, such as the golden order of Salzburg, and the angel from the city of Salzburgs Major. In Brussels, she served as a member of the board of an NGO. Also, diplomas in scientific animal protection have been awarded. Several years ago, she also finished her studies of law and graduated with a Master of Law degree. With her former husband, she gave birth to her son His Highness Dr. Prince Mario-Max, who was adopted by the beloved Her Serene Highness Princess Helga Claire Lee of Schaumburg-Lippe, Sekundogenitur Nachod (aunt of his father His Highness Prince Waldemar Schaumburg-Lippe), because she could not give birth to a heir, and she wished her endeavors to be continued. By court ruling, Prince Waldemar and his birth mother Princess Gertraud-Antonia are declared Prince Mario Max' legal and official parents.
Princess Antonia is married to her beloved husband, Prince Waldemar, Sekundogenitur Nachod, the son of Her Royal Highness Princess Feodora of Denmark, and cousin of Her Majesty Queen Margarethe II of Denmark. Prince Waldemar is part of the line of succession to the British throne.