Prince Nikolaus of Liechtenstein

Prince Nikolaus Ferdinand Maria Josef Raphael of Liechtenstein ( born October 24, 1947 in Zurich, Switzerland ) is a Liechtenstein diplomat.

Nikolaus von Liechtenstein was established in 1947 as the son of Prince Franz Josef II of Liechtenstein ( 1906-1989 ) and his wife Princess Gina ( 1921-1989 ) was born in Zurich. He grew up with his parents in the Princely House in Vaduz. He graduated from the elementary school in Vaduz, before he attended the Scots College in Vienna and later high school in Zuoz. From 1968 to 1972 he studied law at the University of Vienna. From 1973 to 1974 worked as a research assistant at the International Red Cross in Geneva. After that, he was from 1975 to 1976 Stage at the Princely state courts and in the state administration in Vaduz. From 1977 to 1978 he worked as a consultant in the Office of International Relations of the Government of the Principality.

In 1979 he was Permanent Representative of Liechtenstein to the Euro Europe in Strasbourg and held this post until 1989. In 1986, he became the first non - resident ambassadors to the Holy See. In addition, he was from 1989 to 1996 Ambassador to Switzerland and in Belgium and the European Union since 1996 ambassador. From 1990 to 1995 he was Head of the Liechtenstein delegation negotiating the agreement on accession to the European Economic Area.

Nikolaus von Liechtenstein is with Princess Margaretha of Luxembourg, the youngest daughter of Jean of Luxembourg, married. The marriage produced four children.

Like other members of the royal house is also closely linked to Nicholas of the Scout Movement, 1971-1989, he was a corps commander of the Liechtenstein scout corps. He is also a member of the Vienna Landsmannschaft K.Ö.L. Wallenstein.