Hande Macit, who married the crown prince, became the first Turkish duchess

Turkish citizen Hande Macit became duchess after marrying 31-year-old Georg Alexander, Crown Prince of Germany’s Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Duchy.

Born in Mersin, Turkish citizen Hande Macit (30) met 31-year-old Georg Alexander, Crown Prince of the Duchy of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, while going to the Netherlands for university education. Married to Alexander, Macit received the title of duchess.

According to the news in the press, Hande stated that she met her husband at a party and did not know that he was a prince when they met. I found out that it is,” he said.


The ducal ceremony of the couple, who got married on 17 June, was held on 17 September. Approximately 500 guests attended the wedding ceremony of the couple held in Neustrelitz Church. While it is stated that there has not been a ducal wedding in Neustrelitz since 1914, in this ceremony that took place 108 years later, Queen II. A minute’s silence was also observed for Elizabeth. In the meantime, it was stated that the national colors of Mecklenburg, blue and red, were used in Hande Macit’s wedding ring.

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