Prince Alfred of Edinburgh, Hereditary Prince of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, KG, KStJ (Alfred Alexander William Ernest Albert; 15 October 1874 – 6 February 1899), was the son and heir apparent of Alfred, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. He died aged 24 under circumstances still not entirely clear.
Prince Alfred was born on 6 August 1844 at Windsor Castle to the reigning British monarch, Queen Victoria, and her husband, Prince Albert, the second son of Ernest I, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. Nicknamed Affie, he was second in the line of succession to the British throne behind his elder brother, the Prince of Wales .
Alfred, Hereditary Prince of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, KG, KStJ , was the son and heir apparent of Alfred, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. He died aged 24 under circumstances still not entirely clear. He was a first cousin of Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany, King George V of the United Kingdom and Tsar Nicholas II of Russia.
Alfred Ernest Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha prince of the United Kingdom of Great Britain. Went by the nick-name of Affie. Knight, Order of the Garter (K.G.). 1st Duke of Edinburgh [U.K.] on 24 May 1866. 1st Earl of Ulster [U.K.] on 24 May 1866. Duke of Strathearn on 24 May 1866. 1st Earl of Kent [U.K.] on 24 May 1866.
Albert, Prince Consort, original name Francis Albert Augustus Charles Emmanuel, Prince of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, German Franz Albrecht August Karl Emanuel, Prinz von Sachsen-Coburg-Gotha, (born August 26, 1819, Schloss Rosenau, near Coburg, Saxe-Coburg-Gotha—died December 14, 1861, Windsor, Berkshire, England), the prince consort of Queen Victoria of Great Britain and father of King Edward VII ...
Alfred, der seit dem Regierungsantritt seines Vaters 1893 coburg-gothaischer Thronfolger war, war ein begabtes, aber sensibles Kind. Er erhielt eine strenge, rein deutsche Erziehung durch den tyrannischen Hauslehrer Dr. Rolfs, der es liebte, den Prinzen vor Zeugen zu demütigen.
He and his four younger sisters were raised in their parents' London home, Clarence House, but the family moved to Germany in 1893 when his father succeeded to the Grand Duchy of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, ancestral seat of Victoria's consort, Prince Albert. Young Alfred thus acquired the title "H.R.H. Hereditary Prince of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha", but ...
When Prince Ferdinand August married Queen Maria II of Portugal and became King Ferdinand II of Portugal jure uxoris, he founded the House of Braganza-Saxe-Coburg and Gotha and their descents were to styled HRH. When Prince Ferdinand Maximilian became Tsar Ferdinand I of Bulgaria in 1908, his descents were to be styled HRH. Belgian Line [ edit]
Alfred, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha and Duke of Edinburgh (6 August 1844- 30 July 1900), was the second son and fourth child of Queen Victoria and her husband, Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha. He was created Duke of Edinburgh, Earl of Kent and Earl of Ulster in the peerage of the United Kingdom on 24 May 1866.
v. t. e. Charles Edward, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (Leopold Charles Edward George Albert, German: Leopold Carl Eduard Georg Albert; 19 July 1884 – 6 March 1954) was the last sovereign duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, from 30 July 1900 until 1918. A male-line grandson of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, he was also until 1919 a Prince of ...