Hans-Adam II

Hans-Adam II, full name Johannes Adam Ferdinand Alois Josef Maria Marco d’Aviano Pius von und zu Liechtenstein (German: Johannes Adam Ferdinand Alois Josef Maria Marko d’Aviano Pius von und zu Liechtenstein) He ascended the throne on November 13, 1989. Titles of Prince Hans-Adam: Prince of Liechtenstein, Duke von Troppau and Jagendorf, Count Rietberg, Ostfriesland and Vaduz, Lord Kunringe, Scheldenberg and Schellenberg. He was born on February 14, 1945 in Zurich (Switzerland) in the family of Prince Franz Joseph II (1906-1989) and Georgina Wilczek (1921-1989). He studied at the University of St. Gallen (Switzerland), graduating in 1969 with a master’s degree in business administration and economics. In 1984 he was appointed Viceroy of Franz Joseph II, and on November 13, 1989 (after his father’s death) Hans-Adam became the new Prince of Liechtenstein. In addition to his public duties, Hans-Adam serves in a bank. In addition, he is engaged in farming, viticulture and winemaking (Liechtenstein wine is one of the most expensive in the world). The inhabitants of the principality do not pay taxes on the maintenance of the prince and his family. Hans-Adam pays for his expenses at his own expense. All roads in Liechtenstein are repaired at the expense of the prince’s personal funds. Hans-Adam knows almost all the inhabitants of the country in person.


Country in the third millennium