Drawing on 1,000 years of royal tradition, their wedding – just outside Berlin – on August 27, attracted plenty of interest and was even broadcast live on TV.
Dressed in their finery – Sophie, 33, in a silk and tulle gown by Wolfgang Joop and a diamond family tiara, her groom in a morning suit – stepped out of a church in Potsdam in the grounds of Schloss Sanssouci, which, for centuries, was the summer palace of the Prussian monarchs.
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Georg's forebears belonged to the Imperial House of Hohenzollern, the ruling dynasty of the German Empire and the kingdom of Prussia.
His great-great-grandfather was Kaiser Wilhelm II, the last German Emperor, who was deposed in 1918.
Despite all the brouhaha over their ancestral past, the 36-year-old prince and his bride are a thoroughly modern couple.
In a few weeks, both of them will be back in their respective offices – he helps academics market their discoveries, while she is a consultant for NGOs.
On Saturday, though, the newlyweds happily acknowledged well-wishers before setting out for a reception in the estate's Orangerie attended by 370 guests.
As they left in a midnight blue Landau carriage drawn by six horses, Georg, 36, even gave a cheery wave of his hat.
Friends say the couple – who were childhood friend and tied the knot in a civil service officiated by the mayor of Berlin last week – are slightly bemused by all the fuss.
One told the Wall Street Journal: "I think there's a certain part of both of them that is getting involved in this – the dramatic aspects of it – reluctantly."
Like many of their blue-blooded peers they decided to use the media attention to good effect.
On Friday, they kicked off the celebrations by inviting 700 guests to a concert for the Prussian Foundation.
Established in honour of the groom's grandmother Princess Kira, it invites children in need from Berlin to spend holidays at the castle of Hohenzollern.