Person    | Male  Born 26/8/1819  Died 14/12/1861

Prince Albert

Categories: Royalty, Seriously Famous

Countries: Germany

Born Schloss Rosenau, Coburg, Germany, as Albert Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel. Married his first cousin, Victoria, in 1840. President of the Commissioners for the Great Exhibition. Generally in charge of any large and/or cultural project around, such as the 30 year rebuilding of the Houses of Parliament after the fire of 1834.
The picture is a watercolour by Victoria.

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Prince Albert

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Albert Memorial - Prince Albert

The bronze statue of Albert was originally gilded but this was removed in WW1...

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Coburg Dwellings

Coburg Dwelllings This block was built by the Mercers Company in 1904. It was...

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Cromwell Buildings

The Prince Regent (later King George IV) had died more than twenty years befo...

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Great Exhibition and Prince Albert

Designed by Joseph Durham with modifications by Sydney Smirke. Inaugurated by...

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This section lists the memorials created by the subject on this page:
Prince Albert

Creations Information

Jenner statue

{On a red granite panel laid into the front of the stone plinth:} Jenner {On...

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Prince Albert's words of wisdom

What do you think Albert might be on about? We doubt many people would guess ...

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Other Subjects

Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria

Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria

The fiftieth anniversary of the accession of Queen Victoria was celebrated on Monday 20 June 1887. In George Gissing's 1894 novel 'In the Year of Jubilee' characters discuss whether to participate...

Event, Royalty

10 memorials
King Haakon VII

King Haakon VII

Born Christian Frederik Carl Georg Valdemar Axel in Charlottenlund Palace, near Copenhagen. Known as Prince Carl of Denmark, he became the first king of Norway after the 1905 dissolution of the uni...

Person, Royalty, Denmark, Norway

1 memorial
Bridewell Palace / Prison

Bridewell Palace / Prison

Built by Henry VIII, who lived there 1515-23. It deteriorated so that Edward VI gave it to the City of London who then used it as a prison, hospital (actually school) and workrooms. "Bridewell" was...

Building, Architecture, Law, Royalty

2 memorials
Prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence

Prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence

On his 28th birthday the eldest son of the Prince and Princess of Wales (Edward and Alexandra) and so second in line to the throne, fell ill at his home at Sandringham. He died on 14 January 1892 a...

Person, Jack the Ripper suspects, Royalty

3 memorials