The sixth generation

Countess Ottilie and Count Alexander von Faber-Castell

Lothar von Faber's oldest granddaughter Ottilie marries Count Alexander zu Castell-Rüdenhausen in 1898. After the marriage, the family is known as Count and Countess von Faber-Castell. This gives rise to the new Castell brand.

A new family crest: Faber-Castell

Lothar von Faber stipulated that the name "Faber" must be retained if the heiress to the company were to marry. When Baroness Ottilie marries Count Alexander zu Castell-Rüdenhausen, the new family name therefore becomes Count and Countess von Faber-Castell.

The family in a private setting

Two sisters marry two brothers

Countess Ottilie (right) with her sister Hedwig

Ottilie's youngest sister Hedwig also marries a Count zu Castell-Rüdenhausen, the brother of Count Alexander von Faber-Castell.

Marriage of Baroness Hedwig von Faber to Count Wolfgang zu Castell-Rüdenhausen, 1903

In front of the villa in Stein, the wedding party appears with the bride and groom Countess Hedwig and Count Wolfgang zu Castell-Rüdenhausen in the centre, on the left behind them in the dark dress is Countess Ottilie.

Further generations

The fourth Generation
Baron Lothar von Faber (1817-1896) The factory develops into a company with international standing.
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5. Generation
Wilhelm von Faber (1851-1893)
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