Prince Leopold

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Birthday
7, 1853
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Mar 28, 1884 (30)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
7, 1853
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Mar 28, 1884 (30)

About

British royal who was the eight child and youngest son of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. He was named after his parents' common uncle King Leopold I of Belgium.

Before Fame

He attended Oxford University from 1872-1876 and left with an honorary law degree.

Trivia

He suffered from haemophilia which is what eventually caused his death at the age of 30.

Family Life

He sought marriage in spite of his disease in order to break free of his mother's controlling grip on his life. He eventually married a princess from Eastern Europe named Helena Friederike.

Associated With

He was acquainted with Alice Liddell, the inspiration for Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass books.