Leopold IV Friedrich, Duke of Anhalt

by Scott Mehl Leopold IV Friedrich, Duke of Anhalt Leopold IV Friedrich was the first Duke of Anhalt, reigning from 1863 until 1871. He wa born Prince Leopold Friedrich of Anhalt-Dessau on October 1, 1794 in Dessau, the eldest son of Friedrich, Hereditary Prince of Anhalt-Dessau and Landgravine Amalie of Hesse-Homburg. Leopold Friedrich had six […]

Royal News: Thursday 18 April 2018

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Royal News: Wednesday 17 April 2018

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Elisabeth Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Grand Duchess of Oldenburg

by Scott Mehl Elisabeth Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Grand Duchess of Oldenburg Elisabeth Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin was the last Grand Duchess of Oldenburg through her marriage to Grand Duke Friedrich August II. She was born in Schwerin on August 10, 1869, the daughter of Friedrich Franz II, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin and his third wife, Princess […]

April 18: Today in Royal History

April 18, 1865 – Birth of Johanna Loisinger, morganatic wife of Prince Alexander of Battenberg, former Prince of Bulgaria, in Preßburg, Hungary (now Bratislava, Slovakia) Unofficial Royalty: Johanna Loisinger, Countess von Hartenau April 18, 1917 – Birth of Princess Frederica of Hanover, wife of King Paul I of Greece, in Blankenburg am Harz, Prussia, Germany Full […]

Royal News: Tuesday 17 April 2018

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