Bernhard III, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen (1 April 1851 – 16 January 1928), was the last reigning duke of Saxe-Meiningen . Biography [ edit] Bernhard was born on 1 April 1851 at Meiningen in what was then the German Confederation , as the eldest son of Georg II, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen and his first wife Princess Charlotte of Prussia. 
Herzog Bernhard III von Sachsen-Meiningen und Hildburghausen (styled as HH Reigining Duke of Saxe-Meiningen und Hildburghausen) on 25 June 1914. He abdicated on 10 November 1918, and was the last ruling duke. Royal house House of Wettin Links The Peerage Geneall Wikipedia: English Deutsch Duke of Saxe-Meiningen Reign 25 June 1914 – 10 November 1918
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Bernhard III, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen, the last reigning Duke of Saxe-Meiningen, a scholar, and a Field Marshal in the Prussian army, was the husband of Queen Victoria’s granddaughter Princess Charlotte of Prussia. He was born on April 1, 1851, in Meiningen, the capital of the Duchy of Saxe-Meiningen, now in Thuringia, Germany.
Bernhard III, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen ( Bernhard Friedrich Wilhelm Albrecht Georg; 1 Aprile 1851 – 16 Januar 1928), wis the last reigning duke o Saxe-Meiningen . Teetles an styles[ eedit | eedit soorce] 1 Aprile 1851 - 20 September 1866 His Serene Highness Prince Bernhard o Saxe-Meiningen.
In the German Revolution after World War I, Duke Bernhard III, brother-in-law of Emperor Wilhelm II, was forced to abdicate and his brother Ernst on 11/12 November 1918 refused the succession. The succeeding "Free State of Saxe-Meiningen" was merged into the new state of Thuringia on 1 May 1920.  Dukes of Saxe-Meiningen [ edit]
Bernhard III. Friedrich Wilhelm Albrecht Georg von Sachsen-Meiningen (German) 1 reference given name Bernhard 0 references noble title duke 1 reference date of birth 1 April 1851 Gregorian 2 references place of birth Meiningen 1 reference date of death 16 January 1928 Gregorian 2 references place of death Meiningen 1 reference place of burial
Deutsch: Bernhard III. Friedrich Wilhelm Albrecht Georg (1851–1928) war der letzte regierende Herzog von Sachsen-Meiningen (1914–1918), Philologe und General der preußischen Armee. English: HDSH Bernhard III Frederick Wilhelm Albrecht Georg, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen (b. Meiningen, 1 April 1851 - d.
1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller. | Photograph shows Bernhard III, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen (1851-1928). (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2012)
Bernhard III Friedrich Wilhelm Albrecht Georg, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen (1 April 1851 – 16 January 1928), was the last reigning duke of Saxe-Meiningen . Contents 1 Life 1.1 Reign 2 Interests 3 Titles, styles, honours, and arms 4 Ancestry 5 References 6 External links Life