Fürst Philipp-Reinhard zu Solms-Hohensolms-Lich died on Tuesday 28.07.2015 at the age of 80 in Lich. He was born on 27.11.1934 as oldest son of Hereditary Prince Hermann zu Solms-Hohensholms-Lich and his wife Gertrude, née Beroness of Werthern. Because his father died already in 1940 he succeeded his grandfather Fürst Reinhard as 8. Fürst zun Solms-Hohensolms-Lich in 1951. In 1970 he married the swedish Marie Fouche d'Otrante. Together the had 4 children.
Caroline married to per-Fredrik Lilienyvist, Carl-Christein who succeede now as 9. Füst zu Solms-Hohensolms-Lich, he is married to Countess Christina Douglas, Louis who is married to Countess Antonia of Kielmansegg and Sebastian.
The funeral of Fürst Phiipp-Reinhard will tkae place on 07.08.2015 at the Marienstigfstkirche at Lich afterwards he will be buried at the Familie burial ground.