Friedrich II Hermann Johann Georg Fürst zu
(24.06.1853 - 31.12.1920)
place of birth: Berlin
Oberstkämmerer, Generalleutnant (Kav)
Friedrich zu Solms-Baruth served in Kaiser Wilhelm II's entourage
from 1899 to 1918 as Oberstkämmerer (High
Chamberlain), the highest ranking court official in His Majesty's
service. He was simultaneously attached to the Great General Staff,
serving as the Imperial Commissar overseeing
care personnel in the field. Solms-Baruth was additionally a member of
the Herrenhaus, Prussian House of Lords, and functioned as the Kaiser's
Oberstjägermeister, Grand Master of the Hunt. Prince
Friedrich II was the son of Prince Friedrich I zu Solms-Baruth and
his wife Rosa Countess of Telek von Szek. He originally served as a
Prussian cavalry officer in the First Guard-Dragoons Regiment in Berlin.
His wife was Louise Countess of Hochberg, Baroness of Fürstenstein.