Albrecht, Prince of Prussia (1809)

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Name
Albrecht, Prince of Prussia (1809) Gender: M
Friedrich Heinrich Albrecht
born on 4 October 1809 at 10:00 (= 10:00 AM )
Place Königsberg, Russian Federation, 54n43, 20e30
Timezone LMT m20e30 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 10°42' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 09°49 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 18°45'



Prince of Prussia (1809) Albrecht (circa 1860)

Biography

Prussian colonel general and royalty, as the fifth son and youngest child of King Friedrich Wilhelm III of Prussia and Luise of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. His parents had fled to East Prussia after the occupation of Berlin by Napoleon. Two of Albrecht's elder brothers were Friedrich Wilhelm IV, King of Prussia from 1840 till 1861, and Wilhelm I, King of Prussia from 1861 to 1888 and German Emperor from 1871 until 1888.

In 1819, aged 10, he joined the Prussian Army as a lieutenant and held the rank of a general of cavalry in 1852. He took part in the 1866 Austro-Prussian War as a cavalry corps commander at the battles of Gitschin and Königgrätz. In the Franco-Prussian War of 1870-1871 he led a cavalry division at the battles of Wissembourg, Wörth and Sedan. He later joined the forces of his nephew Prince Friedrich Karl of Prussia and Friedrich Franz II, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin in the campaign against the Armée de la Loire.

In The Hague, on 14 September 1830 Albrecht married Princess Marianne, daughter of King Willem I of the Netherlands. The marriage was dissolved on 28 March 1849. They had five children.

In Berlin on 13 June 1853, Albrecht married secondly Rosalie Wilhelmine Johanna von Rauch, daughter of Gustav von Rauch, chief of the Prussian General Staff 1812-1813 and Prussian Minister of War 1837-1841. She was created Countess of Hohenau on 28 May 1853. They had two sons.

He died on 14 October 1872, aged 63, in Berlin.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

Events

  • Relationship : Marriage 14 September 1830 (Princess Marianne of the Netherlands)
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  • Relationship : End significant relationship 28 March 1849 (Princess Marianne of the Netherlands)
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  • Relationship : Marriage 13 June 1853 (Rosalie Wilhelmine Johanna von Rauch)
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Source Notes

Sy Scholfield forwarded news report from "Börsen-Halle," 13 Oct. 1809, p. 3: "Berlin, den 10. October. Am 4. dieses, Morgens 10 Uhr, sind Ihre Majestät, die Königin, in Königsberg von einem gesunden Prinzen glücklich ertbunden worden." (Berlin, 10 October. On the 4th of this month, in the morning at ten o'clock, Her Majesty the Queen, in Konigsberg, was happily delivered of a healthy prince).

Categories

  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (Two)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids more than 3 (Seven)
  • Vocation : Military : Honors
  • Vocation : Military : Military career (Colonel general)
  • Notable : Famous : Royal family (House of Hohenzollern)