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Prince Leiningen

Prince Leiningen

A carte-de-visite portrait of Prince Leiningen (1830-1904).

Ernst, 4th Prince of Leiningen (1830-1904), Queen Victoria’s half-nephew. His father was Charles, 3rd Prince of Leiningen, Queen Victoria’s half-brother through the first marriage of her mother, Victoire of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld (1786-1861), to Emich, 2nd Prince of Leiningen (1763-1814). The Prince was an Admiral in the British Navy and a Captain of the Royal Yacht Albert. He served in Burma and the Baltic and was Commander-in-Chief of the Nore. Prince Ernst married Mary of Baden, daughter of Grand Duke Leopold of Baden. On 7 July 1865, he stood as one of the godparents of the future George V.

Photographed by Camille Silvy of London in 1860.


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