Prince Adalbert of Prussia (1884–1948)

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Prince Adalbert
Prince Adalbert of Prussia
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Born (1884-07-14)14 July 1884
Marmorpalais, Potsdam, Prussia
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La Tour de Peilz, Vaud, Switzerland
Burial Vassin Cemetery, La Tour de Peilz, Vaud, Switzerland
Spouse Princess Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen
Issue Princess Victoria Marina
Prince Wilhem Victor
Full name
Adalbert Ferdinand Berengar Viktor
House Hohenzollern
Father Wilhelm II, German Emperor
Mother Princess Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein

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Prince Adalbert of Prussia (Adalbert Ferdinand Berengar Viktor; 14 July 1884, in Potsdam, Germany – 22 September 1948, in La Tour de Peilz, Switzerland) was the third son of Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany by his first wife, Princess Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein.

Marriage and Issue

He married Princess Adelheid "Adi" of Saxe-Meiningen (16 August 1891 – 25 April 1971) on 3 August 1914 in Wilhelmshaven, Germany, and had the following issue:

  • Princess Victoria Marina, stillborn daughter (4 September 1915)
  • Princess Victoria Marina of Prussia (11 September 1917 at Kiel – 21 January 1981 at Taos, New Mexico) who married an American lawyer, Kirby Patterson, and had the following issue:
  • Prince Wilhem Victor (15 February 1919 Kiel – 7 February 1989) who married at Donaueschingen 20 July 1944 Marie Antoinette, Countess of Hoyos (Hohenthurm, 27 June 1920 – Marbella 1 March 2004), and had the following issue:
    • Princess Marie Louise Marina Franziska (born Konstanz 18 September 1945), who wed at Donaueschingen 22 May 1971 Count Rudolf von Schönburg-Glauchau (born 25 September 1932, Wechselburg); had the following issue:
      • Sophie Anastasia Wilhelmine Marie Antionette Gräfin von Schönburg-Glauchau (b. 17 May 1979 at Malaga, Spain).
      • Friedrich Wilhelm Simeon Dionysius Joachim Rudolf Maria Adelbert Graf von Schönburg-Glauchau (b. 27 April 1985 at Malaga, Spain).
    • Prince Adalbert Alexander Friedrich Joachim Christian (born Konstanz 4 March 1948), who married at Glentorf 14 June 1981 Eva Maria Kudicke (born Shahi, Iran 30 June 1951); had the following issue:
      • Alexander Markus Wilhelm-Victor Prinz von Preußen (b. 3 October 1984 at Munich, Germany)
      • Christian Friedrich Wilhelm Johannes Prinz von Preußen (b. 3 July 1986 at Munich, Germany)
      • Philipp Heinrich Adalbert Günther Prinz von Preußen (b. 3 July 1986 at Munich, Germany)

Kaiserliche Marine

  • Leutnant zur See (Ensign / Acting Sub-Lieutenant)
  • Oberleutnant zur See (Lieutenant, Junior Grade / Sub-Lieutenant), before 1905 through at least 1908
  • Kapitänleutnant (Lieutenant) on staff in SMS Kaiser, 1914
  • Korvettenkapitän (Lieutenant Commander) in command of SMS Danzig, 1917
  • Fregattenkapitän (Commander) in command of SMS Dresden 1918.

Regimental Commissions[1]

  • Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant) à la suite 1. Garderegiment zu Fuß (1st Regiment of Foot Guards), Potsdam, 1894
  • à la suite, Grenadierregiment König Friedrich der Große (3. Ostpreussisches) Nr. 4
  • à la suite, 1. Gardegrenadierlanwehrregiment (1st Reserve Regiment of Grenadier Guards)

Chivalric Orders[1]

Military Decorations

  • Gold and silver Imtiyaz Medals (Privilege, Ottoman Empire)
  • Gold Liakat Medal (Merit, Ottoman Empire) - 21 October 1901 - during the visit to Istanbul of SMS Charlotte, where he served[2]
  • Iron Cross of 1914, 1st and 2nd class, Imperial Germany / Kingdom of Prussia


Family of Prince Adalbert of Prussia (1884–1948)
16. Frederick William III of Prussia
8. Wilhelm I, German Emperor
17. Louise of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
4. Frederick III, German Emperor
18. Charles Frederick, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach
9. Augusta of Saxe-Weimar
19. Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna of Russia
2. Wilhelm II, German Emperor
20. Ernest I, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
10. Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
21. Louise of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg
5. Victoria, Princess Royal
22. Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn
11. Victoria of the United Kingdom
23. Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld
1. Prince Adalbert of Prussia
24. Frederik Christian II, Duke of Augustenborg
12. Christian, Duke of Augustenborg
25. Princess Louise Auguste of Denmark
6. Frederick VIII, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein
26. Christian Conrad, Count of Danneskiold-Samsøe
13. Countess Louise Sophie of Danneskiold-Samsøe
27. Johanna Kaas of Mur
3. Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein
28. Charles Louis, Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg
14. Ernst I, Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg
29. Countess Amalie Henriette of Solms-Baruth
7. Princess Adelheid of Hohenlohe-Langenburg
30. Emich Carl, 2nd Prince of Leiningen
15. Princess Feodora of Leiningen
31. Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld (= 23)


  1. 1.0 1.1 Schench, G. Handbuch über den Königlich Preuβischen Hof und Staat fur das Jahr 1908. Berlin, Prussia, 1907.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Court circular" The Times (London). Wednesday, 23 October 1901. (36593), p. 4.

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