During the preparations for the church wedding in full swing, who married Prince Georg Friedrich of Prussia in silence in a civil ceremony. The 35-year-old announced on Thursday in Potsdam, his bride, Princess of Isenburg (33), tied the knot.Point 12.00 clock, the pair disappeared in the Potsdam Town Hall.
Just under half an hour later the couple left the building again. Was first to congratulate Lord Mayor of Potsdam, Jann Jakobs (SPD), who married the couple.
As requested by both the ceremony proceeded in small groups. "The wedding took place in a personal, familiar and very personal place," a city spokesman said on request of the news agency dpa.
Beaming took the couple - she in the cream-colored tulle dress with satin blazer, he in a dark blue suit with a royal blue tie - before the later town house to meet other congratulations. Following the small wedding party rode with police escort to some onlookers over the Sanssouci Park. The prince drove it himself to the dark car, his bride at his side.
Meanwhile, running on the Sanssouci preparations for the religious ceremony this Saturday (12.00 clock) at full speed. 700 guests are expected to attend church in peace. Expected to be high-ranking representatives of European and German nobility. Calls the name of the chief spokeswoman for the House of Hohenzollern, Michaela Blankart, but not for security reasons.
According to the police in Potsdam for the wedding, there will be no road closures on Saturday. "However, there may be disruption to motorists," says police spokesman Mario Heinemann. Because the couple will travel to the ceremony in a carriage through downtown to the new chambers, where a reception is planned for about 700 guests. In the evening, 370 guests from more private environment of the bride and groom are invited to a gala dinner in the Orangery.
It is unclear how many have to reckon with onlookers and police operators. "When the weather more than rain," says Heinemann left. 100 participants expected the police during a counter-event: the day established for the "Baroque religious subjects and initiative" Monarchy Now "" has announced a demonstration. The police is based on a peaceful course. Officers in uniform and civilians will be on the road. In addition, the Hohenzollerns have turned a private security service.