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Leopold, Prince, first duke of Albany (1853-1884)

James McMullen Rigg and Kim Reynolds

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Leopold, Prince, first duke of Albany (1853-1884)fourth and youngest son of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, was born Leopold George Duncan Albert at Buckingham Palace on 7 April 1853. The birth was the first at which Victoria was assisted by the use of chloroform. He was early diagnosed as a ...

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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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