Friedrich, Prince of Prussia (1911)

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Friedrich, Prince of Prussia (1911) Gender: M
Friedrich Georg Wilhelm Christoph
born on 19 December 1911 at 01:05 (= 01:05 AM )
Place Berlin, Germany, 52n29, 13e21
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
News report
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 25°59' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 07°59 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 07°43'

Prince of Prussia (1911) Friedrich (The Crown princess presents her fourth son Friedrich, 1911)


German royalty, the son of Crown Prince Wilhelm of Germany and Duchess Cecilie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin.

On 30 July 1945, he married Lady Brigid Katherine Rachel Guinness, daughter of Rupert Guinness, 2nd Earl of Iveagh, at Little Hadham, Hertfordshire. They had five children.

Friederich was studying at Cambridge, living incognito under the name of Count von Lingen, when war broke out in September, 1939. He was arrested and interned in May, 1940. He was held in England for several months, then sent to internment camps near Quebec City and, soon afterwards, Farnham, Quebec. In both camps, he was elected camp leader by fellow inmates.

Being a descendant of Sophia of Hanover, and having rights under the Act of Settlement 1701, as amended by the Sophia Naturalisation Act 1705, Prince Frederick was naturalised as a British citizen in October 1947 under the name Mr. Friedrich Von Preussen. He drowned in the Rhine on 20 April 1966.

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Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes two news reports: "ANOTHER GRANDSON FOR THE KAI[S]ER," Manchester Guardian, 20 December 1911, p. 6: "Reuter's correspondent in Berlin telegraphs that soon after one o'clock yesterday morning the Crown Princess was safely delivered of a son." Also, "The German Imperial House," The Times, 20 December 1911, p. 8: "[19th December] delivered of a son at 1 o'clock this morning . . . in Berlin."


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