Frederick II (9 July 1857 – 9 August 1928; German: Großherzog von Baden Friedrich II.) was the last sovereign Grand Duke of Baden, reigning from 1907 until the abolition of the German monarchies in 1918. The state of Baden originated from the area of the Grand Duchy.
Following the death of his grandfather Grand Duke George on 6 September 1860, Adolphus Frederick became the heir apparent to the grand duchy of Mecklenburg-Strelitz with the title of Hereditary Grand Duke. Adolphus Frederick took part in the Franco-Prussian war and represented his father at the crowning of King William I of Prussia as German ...
Frederick Augustus II (16 November 1852 in Oldenburg – 24 February 1931 in Rastede) was the last ruling Grand Duke of Oldenburg. He married Princess Elisabeth Anna of Prussia , daughter of Princess Maria Anna of Anhalt-Dessau and Prince Frederick Charles of Prussia .
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Frederick, Hereditary Prince of Baden-Durlach: 10. William Louis, Duke of Württemberg: 5. Magdalena Wilhelmine of Württemberg: 11. Magdalena Sibylla of Hesse-Darmstadt: 1. Charles Frederick, Grand Duke of Baden: 12. Henry Casimir II, Prince of Nassau-Dietz: 6. John William Friso, Prince of Orange: 13. Henriëtte Amalia of Anhalt-Dessau: 3.
Soldier. After serving with Frederick the Great during the Seven Years' War, he took up residence in 1769 at his family's exclave, the County of Montbéliard, of which he was also made lieutenant-general in March 1786 by his eldest brother, Charles Eugene, Duke of Württemberg, who had begun to come into the inheritance of portions of the County of Limpurg in the 1780s.
Grand Duke George Mikhailovich of Russia (Russian: Георгий Михайлович Романов, romanized: Georgiy Mikhaylovich Romanov, also spelled Romanoff; German: Georg Mikhailowitsch Romanow; born 13 March 1981) is the heir apparent to Maria Vladimirovna, a claimant to the disputed Headship of the Imperial Family of Russia.
Grand Duke Vladimir was then twenty four. They were smitten with each other. Vladimir was a second cousin of Maria's father Friedrich Franz II, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, a grandson of Grand Duchess Elena Pavlovna of Russia. They were also second cousins in descent from Frederick William III of Prussia.
Early life. Grand Duke Boris Vladimirovich was born on 24 November [O.S. 12 November] 1877 at his parents' palace in Saint Petersburg.He was the third child and second surviving son among the five children of Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich of Russia and his wife Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna, née Duchess Marie Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin.
Frederick Francis succeeded his father as Grand Duke on 7 March 1842. During the Second Schleswig War Frederick Francis served on the staff of Generalfeldmarschall Friedrich Graf von Wrangel , having refused a command in the fight against Denmark since Christian IX of Denmark was a close friend.