Wied-Neuwied was a German statelet in northeastern Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, located northeast of the Rhine River flanking the northern side of the city of Neuwied. Wied-Neuwied emerged from the partitioning of Wied. Its status elevated from County to Principality in 1784. Pried-Neuwied was mediatised to Nassau and Prussia in 1806.
The House of Wied-Neuwied with William of Albania ruled Albania . Among the notable members of the family are Prince Alexander Philip Maximilian, the second son of Prince John Frederick Alexander and a famous explorer, ethnologist and naturalist. The latest successor of this family is a possible claimant of the vacant Albanian throne.
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