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 Dwellings 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

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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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1 memorial
Coronation of King George V and Queen Mary

Coronation of King George V and Queen Mary

King George V and Queen Mary. Vita Sackville-West's novel "The Edwardians" has an evocative description of this coronation from the perspective of a young Lord.

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Field Marshal, HRH Prince George, 2nd Duke of Cambridge

Field Marshal, HRH Prince George, 2nd Duke of Cambridge

KG, KT, KP, GCB, GCMG, GCVO, KJStJ, ADC, Colonel of the Grenadier Guards, Colonel in Chief of the Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers, 17th Lancers, 60th Rifles and 77th Regiment. Commander-in-Chief o...

Person, Armed Forces, Royalty, Germany

5 memorials