Albert, Prince Consort

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Birthday
26, 1819
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Dec 14, 1861 (42)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
26, 1819
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Dec 14, 1861 (42)

About

Remembered best as the Prince Consort to Queen Victoria of England, Albert is also famous for his progressive ideas and for his positions as Chancellor of the University of Cambridge and President of the Society of Arts.

Before Fame

During his early adulthood years, he studied at the University of Bonn.

Trivia

He supported Great Britain's constitutional monarchy model of government by influencing his regent wife in showing diplomacy and impartiality in her negotiations with Parliament.

Family Life

He was born in Schloss Rosenau, Germany, to Louise of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg and Duke Ernest III of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld. His marriage to England's Queen Victoria resulted in five daughters and four sons.

Associated With

His oldest child and first daughter, Victoria Princess Royal, was born in 1840.