Hans-Adam II, Prince of Liechtenstein

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Hans-Adam II (Johannes Adam Ferdinand Alois Josef Maria Marco d'Aviano Pius; born 14 February 1945) is the reigning Prince of Liechtenstein, since 1989. He is the son of Prince Franz Joseph II and his wife, Countess Georgina von Wilczek. He also bears the titles Duke of Troppau and Jägerndorf, and Count of Rietberg. Under his reign, a 2003 constitutional referendum expanded the powers of the Prince of Liechtenstein. In 2004, Hans-Adam transferred day-to-day governmental duties to his eldest son Hereditary Prince Alois as regent, like his father had granted him in 1984 to prepare him for the role.

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Hans-Adam II
Duke of Troppau and Jägerndorf
Count of Rietberg
A photo of Prince Hans-Adam II aged 68
Hans-Adam in 2013
Prince of Liechtenstein
Reign13 November 1989 – present
PredecessorFranz Joseph II
Heir apparentAlois
RegentAlois (2004–present)
Prime Ministers
Born (1945-02-14) 14 February 1945 (age 78)
Zürich, Switzerland
(m. 1967; died 2021)
Johannes Adam Ferdinand Alois Josef Maria Marco d'Aviano Pius
FatherFranz Joseph II, Prince of Liechtenstein
MotherCountess Georgina von Wilczek