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Alfred, Prince, duke of Edinburgh

John Van der Kiste.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; British History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); European History. 1742 words.

Alfred, Prince, duke of Edinburgh (1844–1900), duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, naval officer, and son of Queen Victoria, was born Alfred Ernest Albert at Windsor Castle on 6 August 1844, the...

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Cambridge, Alexander Augustus Frederick William Alfred George, earl of Athlone [formerly Prince Alexander of Teck]

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: European History; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; British History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 1751 words.

Cambridge, Alexander Augustus Frederick William Alfred George, earl of Athlone [formerly Prince Alexander of Teck] (1874–1957), army officer and governor-general of South Africa, was born...

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Frederick, Prince, duke of York and Albany

H. M. Stephens.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Irish History; British History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; European History. 2301 words.

Frederick, Prince, duke of York and Albany (1763–1827), army officer and bishop of Osnabrück, was the second son of George III and Queen Charlotte. He was born at St James's Palace, London,...

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George, Prince, first duke of Kent

Philip Ziegler.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; British History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); Air Forces and Warfare. 1144 words.

George, Prince, first duke of Kent (1902–1942), naval and air force officer, was born George Edward Alexander Edmund at York Cottage, Sandringham, on 20 December 1902, the fifth child and...

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George, Prince, second duke of Cambridge

Edward M. Spiers.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; British History; Modern History (1700 to 1945). 4434 words.

George, Prince, second duke of Cambridge (1819–1904), army officer, was born George William Frederick Charles, the only son of Adolphus Frederick, first duke of Cambridge (1774–1850), the...

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Henry Maurice of Battenberg, Prince

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; British History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); European History. 10 words.

See Beatrice, Princess [married name Princess Henry of Battenberg]

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Mountbatten, George Louis Victor Henry Sergius, second marquess of Milford Haven

Philip Ziegler.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Business and Management; British History; Modern History (1700 to 1945). 732 words.

Mountbatten, George Louis Victor Henry Sergius, second marquess of Milford Haven (1892–1938), naval officer and businessman, was born at Darmstadt on 6 November 1892 as Prince George of...

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Mountbatten, Louis Alexander, first marquess of Milford Haven [formerly Prince Louis of Battenberg]

Archibald Hurd.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; European History; British History; Modern History (1700 to 1945). 1225 words.

Mountbatten, Louis Alexander, first marquess of Milford Haven [formerly Prince Louis of Battenberg] (1854–1921), naval officer, was the eldest son of Prince Alexander of Hesse and his...

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Mountbatten, Louis Francis Albert Victor Nicholas, first Earl Mountbatten of Burma

Philip Ziegler.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; British History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 11993 words.

Mountbatten, Louis Francis Albert Victor Nicholas, first Earl Mountbatten of Burma (1900–1979), naval officer and viceroy of India, was born at Frogmore House, Windsor, on 25 June 1900 as...

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William Augustus, Prince, duke of Cumberland

W. A. Speck.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Irish History; British History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 8724 words.

William Augustus, Prince, duke of Cumberland (1721–1765), army officer, was born at Leicester House, London, on 15 April 1721, the second surviving son of George, prince of Wales, the...

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