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George, Prince, second duke of Cambridge (1819–1904), army officer

Edward M. Spiers

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/33372

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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 youngest son of George III. His mother was Augusta Wilhelmina Louisa (1797–1889), daughter of Frederick, landgrave of Hesse-Cassel...

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Subjects: Military History ; Land Forces and Warfare ; British History ; Modern History (1700 to 1945)

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