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Friedrich VIII Christian August (Schleswig-Holstein) von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg (1829 - 1880)

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Friedrich VIII Christian August von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg formerly Schleswig-Holstein aka Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg
Born in Augustenborg, Denmarkmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 11 Sep 1856 in Germanymap
Descendants descendants
Died in Wiesbaden, Hesse-Nassau, Prussia, German Empiremap
Profile last modified 7 Mar 2019 | Created 17 Oct 2017
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Biography

Frederick VIII, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein (of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg) was the German pretender to the throne of Schleswig-Holstein from 1863, although in reality Prussia took over lordship and real administrative power.

Marriage and family

In 1856 he married Princess Adelheid of Hohenlohe-Langenburg, a niece of Queen Victoria, and they had seven children. He was the father of Augusta Victoria, the last German Empress, consort of Kaiser Wilhelm II.

Death

He died on 14 January 1880.

Sources

Wikipedia, Frederick VII, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein [1]

https://royal.myorigins.org/p/Friedrich_VIII_of_Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg/



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On 17 Dec 2018 at 23:35 GMT Anonymous Trogstad wrote:

Mathilde-11 and Schleswig-Holstein-1 appear to represent the same person because: When entering this profile no selection emerged for option to choose. Obviously needs to be merged with the data already created.

Friedrich VIII is 16 degrees from Cari Starosta, 8 degrees from Marie-Antoinette d'Autriche and 12 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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