Albert of Prussia was the last Grand Master of the Teutonic Knights and the first Duke of Prussia. He belonged to the Ansbach branch of the dynasty. The Duchy of Prussia adopted Protestantism as the official state religion. 1525–1568: Albert I 1568–1618: Albert II Frederick co-heir (son of)
The following image is a family tree of every prince, king, queen, monarch, confederation president and emperor of Germany, from Charlemagne in 800 over Louis the German in 843 through to Wilhelm II in 1918. It shows how almost every single ruler of Germany was related to every other by marriages, and hence they can all be put into a single tree.
Frederick III or Friedrich III ( German: Friedrich Wilhelm Nikolaus Karl; 18 October 1831 – 15 June 1888) was German Emperor and King of Prussia for 99 days between March and June 1888, during the Year of the Three Emperors.
The son of the future king and emperor William I and Augusta of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, he was the first Prussian prince to attend a university; he received a thorough military education as well. In 1858 he married the British princess royal, Victoria (1840–1901; from 1888 called the “empress Frederick”).
Born: March 22, 1797 Berlin Germany (Birthday in 3 days) Died: March 9, 1888 (aged 90) Berlin Germany Title / Office: emperor (1871-1888), Germany king (1861-1888), Prussia House / Dynasty: Hohenzollern dynasty Notable Family Members: spouse Augusta father Frederick William III son Frederick III brother Frederick William IV
Prince Sigismund of Prussia ( German: Franz Friedrich Sigismund; 15 September 1864 – 18 June 1866) was the fourth child and third son of the Crown Prince and Crown Princess of Prussia, later German Emperor Frederick III and Empress Victoria. He was a grandson of William I of Prussia and Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom .
Answer: Prince Sigismund of Prussia Sigismund was indeed the first to die; he died on September 15th, 1866. He was only one Prince Frederick of Prussia, making him the grandson of Victoria and Albert. A mere 115 years later, Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone died.
These are the words of Queen Victoria (1819-1901) who was referring to the hereditary disease hemophilia that affected – during her lifetime – her youngest son, Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany, three grandsons: Prince Waldemar of Prussia, Prince Friedrich Wilhelm of Hesse and by Rhine and Prince Leopold of Battenberg, and one great-grandson, …
Prince Joachim Friedrich Ernst Waldemar of Prussia (10 February 1868 – 27 March 1879) was the sixth child and youngest son of the German Crown Prince and Crown Princess, later Emperor Frederick III and Empress Victoria. Prince Waldemar was a grandson of both William I, German Emperor, and Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom.
Duke in Prussia. After some delay Sigismund assented to the offer, with the provision that Prussia should be treated as a Polish fiefdom; and after this arrangement had been confirmed by a treaty concluded at Kraków, Albert pledged a personal oath to Sigismund I and was invested with the duchy for himself and his heirs on 10 February 1525.