Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn

Prince Arthur William Patrick Albert of the United Kingdom, styled Duke of Connaught and Strathearn in 1874

Son of Albert, Prince of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1819-1861) and his wife Queen Victoria of Great Britain and Ireland (1819-1901)

Born: Buckingham Palace, London 1. May 1850

Christened: Private Chapel, Buckingham Palace 22. Jun 1850


Also named “Patrick” to give him a distinct Irish name, and “Albert” in honor of his father.

Married: St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle 13. Mar 1879 Luise Margarete, Princess of Prussia (1860-1917), daughter of Friedrich Karl, Prince of Prussia (1828-1885) and his wife Marie-Anne, Princess of Anhalt-Dessau (1837-1906)


Died: Bagshot Park, Surrey 14. Jan 1942

Buried: Royal Mausoleum, Frogmore, Windsor



Marlene A. Eilers ”Queen Victoria’s Descendants”, Rosvall Royal Books 1997; Detlev Schwennicke "Europäische Stammtafeln. Neue Folgen", Vol. I/1, 1998, Vittorio Klostermann; for christening and godparents see Yvonne’s Royalty Home Page