Friedrich Karl, Prince of Prussia
|Birthname||Friedrich Carl Nicolaus|
|born on||20 March 1828 at 11:00 (= 11:00 AM )|
|Place||Berlin, Germany, 52n29, 13e21|
|Timezone||LMT m13e21 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||29°48' 26°05 Asc. 14°36'|
German prince, the son of Prince Karl (Charles) of Prussia (1801–1883) and his wife, Princess Marie of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach (1808–1877).
The prince served as a captain during the Schleswig campaign of 1848 and as a major in a campaign in Baden during which he was wounded. During the following peace years he was promoted to colonel in 1852, major general in 1854 and lieutenant general in 1856. He served with distinction in the Austro-Prussian War and the Franco-Prussian War.
On 29 November 1854 at Dessau he married Princess Maria Anna of Anhalt-Dessau (1837–1906), daughter of Leopold IV, Duke of Anhalt. They had five children. He died on 15 June 1885.
Sy Scholfield quotes "Deutsche Revue: eine Monatschrift, Volume 35, Parts 1-2" (C. Habel, 1910), p. 1: "Aus dem Jugendleben des Prinzen Friedrich Karl von Preußen Nach eigenhändigen Niederschriften und Briefen des Prinzen'): Am 20. März 1828 um 11 Uhr vormittags erblickte Prinz Friedrich Karl von Preußen im Königlichen Schloffe zu Berlin das Licht der Welt."
Translation: From the early life of Prince Friedrich Karl of Prussia, from handwritten transcripts and letters of the Prince): On March 20, 1828 at 11 o'clock in the morning Prince Friedrich Karl of Prussia first saw the light of day in the Berlin Royal castle.
- Vocation : Military : Military career
- Notable : Famous : Royal family (House of Hohenzollern)