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Authorised form of nameAlfred Ernest Albert (1844 - 1900); Duke of Edinburgh and Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
ForenamesAlfred Ernest Albert
Dates1844 - 1900
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Windsor Castle, Berkshire, England (06 August 1844)
Death:
Rosenau, near Coburg, Germany (30 July 1900)
Burial:
Mausoleum, Coburg cemetery
ActivityCareer:
Entered the Royal Navy; Lieutenant (1863); Captain (1866); Rear Admiral (1878); Commander in Chief, Mediterranean (1886-1889); Admiral (1887); died of cardiac paralysis
Honours:
KG 1863; KT 1864; Duke of Edinburgh 1866; GCMG 1869; GCSI 1870; KP 1880; GCB 1889; GCIE 1887; GCVO
Royal Society activityMembership:
Royal Fellow
Election Date:
16/03/1882
RelationshipsSecond son of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert; succeeded Prince Albert's brother (his uncle) as Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha and relinquished his privileges as an English peer (1893); married (23 January 1874, St Petersburg) Grand Duchess Marie Alexandrovna, daughter of Tsar Alexander II
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
References:
Vanity Fair 10 January 1874
Royal Society codeNA8336
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
NLB/11/338Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to the Superintendent, Vine Street7 June 1895
NLB/11/343Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Joseph Norman Lockyer7 June 1895
NLB/11/333Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Joseph Norman Lockyer, Fellow of the Royal Society6 June 1895
NLB/11/334Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Dukinfield Henry Scott, Fellow of the Royal Society6 June 1895
NLB/14/879Copy letter from Joseph Lister, to G F Bambridge31 May 1897
NLB/14/679Copy letter from Joseph Lister, to G F Bambridge27 April 1897
NLB/11/311Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to G F Bambridge, Clarence House, St James's 31 May 1895
NLB/11/312Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster31 May 1895
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