Born in Berlin, Henry was the 13th child of King Frederick William I of Prussia and Princess Sophia Dorothea of Hanover. When he was only 14, Henry was appointed as Colonel of the 35th Infanterieregiment by Frederick after he became king in 1740, leading Henry to participate in the first two Silesian Wars.
Prince Henry of Prussia (German: Albert Wilhelm Heinrich; 14 August 1862 – 20 April 1929) was a younger brother of German Emperor William II and a Prince of Prussia. He was also a grandson of Queen Victoria.
During the precarious months preceding the Constitutional Convention, Nathaniel Gorham, the former President of the Continental Congress, secretly concocted his own plan to save the fragile, new...
The Americans had a positive view of Prussia in general and Henry in particular because of Friedrich von Steuben, a volunteer who fought at Valley Forge and a veteran of the prince’s own wars.
Birthplace: Berlin, Brandenburg, Deutschland (HRR) Death: August 03, 1802 (76) Schloss Rheinsberg, Rheinsberg, Brandenburg, Deutschland (HRR) Place of Burial: Rheinsberg, Brandenburg, Deutschland (HRR) Immediate Family: Son of Friederich Wilhelm I, König in Preußen and Sophia Dorothea of Hanover.
Prince Henry had been married once before to Amalia of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, but she had died in 1872, leaving no issue. Prince Henry was sent to attend the double wedding of Marie’s sister Elisabeth to the Hereditary Grand Duke of Oldenburg and Princess Charlotte of Prussia to Bernhard, Hereditary Prince of Saxe-Meiningen to inspect the ...
Olga and her family and servants all died. Olga was only 23 years old when she died. But, when they found the bodies of the Romanovs and their servants they realized they are missing two, Alexei and either Maria, Tatiana, or Anastasia. Recently the Russian Orthodox Church in Russia canonized the Romanovs as saints. - IMDb Mini Biography By: Jamie
Richard Krauel, Prince Henry of Prussia and the Regency of the United States, 1786, The American Historical Review, Vol. 17, No. 1 (Oct., 1911), pp. 44-51
HMS Marlborough was hit by one torpedo by SMS Wiesbaden, which reduced her speed and finally forced her to retreat from the battle of Jutland. A second hit would be likely her end. SMS Seydlitz on the other hand survived 21 heavy shells and a torpedo hit.