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  ALEXANDER, prince of Bulgaria. The Columbia Encyclopedia: Sixth Edition. 2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
(Alexander of Battenberg), 1857–93, prince of Bulgaria (1879–86); second son of Prince Alexander of Hesse-Darmstadt and nephew of Alexander II of Russia.
Alexander accepted the union, thus incurring the wrath of the Russian czar and Serbia.
Alexander was victorious and by an agreement with Turkey became governor of Eastern Rumelia, but he was forced to abdicate by a group of officers.
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 The Former Ruling House of Hesse and the Rhine, 1939-1945
, Prince of Hesse and the Rhine (1908-).
Johanna, Princess of Hesse and the Rhine (1936-1939).
Alexander, Prince of Hesse and the Rhine (1823-1888)
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 Hesse-Darmstadt - LoveToKnow 1911
In 1803, having formally surrendered the part of Hesse on the left bank of the Rhine which had been taken from him in the early days of the Revolution, Louis received in return a much larger district which had formerly belonged to the duchy of Westphalia, the electorate of Mainz and the bishopric of Worms.
However, his title of grand-duke was confirmed, and as grandduke of Hesse and of the Rhine he entered the Germanic confederation.
The constitution of 1820, subject to four subsequent modifications, is still the law of the land, the legislative power being vested in two chambers and the executive power being exercised by the three departments of the ministry of state.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Hesse-Darmstadt   (1071 words)

 Kingdoms of Germany - Hesse
Hesse is unified with remaining Hessen territories not already under its control (including Hessen-Marburg) to form a single, elevated Duchy of Hesse.
Created from the division of the Duchy of Hesse, Kassel was the largest of the four new Hessen states, being the most senior and dominant, and owner of approximately half the former duchy's lands.
Alexander, son of Ludwig II of Hessen-Darmstadt, made a morganatic marriage to Julia of Battenberg, and was effectively barred from acceding to Darmstadt's title.
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 Drew Spencer Family Tree - aqwg227
Charles of Hesse Prince was born 1809 and died 1877.
Alexander of Hesse and the Rhine Prince was born 1823 and died 1888.
Marie of Hesse- Darmstadt was born 1824 and died 1880.
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 Prince Alexander of Hesse and by Rhine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Prince Alexander of Hesse GCB (15 July 1823 - 15 December 1888), was the third son and fourth child of Louis II, Grand Duke of Hesse and Wilhelmina of Baden.
Prince Alexander of Hesse died in 1888, Princess Julia of Battenberg died at Schloss Heiligenberg in 1895 at the age of 70.
Prince Alexander's descendants currently occupy the Spanish throne and descendants of Elizabeth II by her husband Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, the former Philip Mountbatten, will, in time, sit on the thrones of the United Kingdom.
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 boys clothing: Hessian Bulgarian royalty -- Prince Alexander of Battenburg
Prince Alexander wanted to marry Princess Victoria of Prussia, but her brother Prince Wilhelm objected, in part because of his non-royal orgins and in part because of the unstable Bulgarian throne.
Prince Alexander was forced to abdicate largely because he objected to Bulgaria's democratic constitution and attempted to institute arbitrary royal authority.
Prince Alexander strongly pushed for the acquisition of of neigboring territory populated by Bulgarians.
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 Hesse and by Rhine (Darmstadt) Royal Family
Friedrich Wilhelm "Frittie" of Hesse and by Rhine
Prince Alexander was elected Prince of Bulgaria in 1879 and after strong pressure from Russia was forced to abdicate 1886.
Prince Alexander was engaged to Princess Victoria of Prussia.
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 Alexander, Prince of Bulgaria - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Alexander was the second son of Prince Alexander of Hesse and by Rhine by the latter's morganatic marriage with Countess Julia von Hauke.
Prince Alexander was a nephew of Russia's Tsar Alexander II, who had married a sister of Prince Alexander of Hesse; his mother, a daughter of Count Moritz von Hauke, had been lady-in-waiting to the tsaritsa.
The prince, after vainly endeavouring to obtain the recall of the generals, restored the constitution with the concurrence of all the Bulgarian political parties (September 18, 1883).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Alexander_of_Bulgaria   (1018 words)

 St. Mildred's Church, Whippingham, Isle of Wight - The Battenberg Chapel
The Prince was married in this church, on 23rd July 1885, to the Queen's ninth and longest surviving child, Princess Beatrice (or 'Baby' as she was known in the family).
Prince Henry was the 3rd son of Prince Alexander of Hesse and the Rhine, by his wife Countess Julia von Hauke.
Prince Henry belonged to a branch of one of the oldest families in Christendom.
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 Seven Weeks' War - LoveToKnow 1911
Apparently with this purpose in view, Prince Frederick Charles was instructed to break up his army corps into their constituent divisions, and move each division as a separate column on its own road, the reserve of cavalry and artillery following in rear of the centre.
The prince, seeing the opportunity for a battle, immediately issued orders for an enveloping attack on Miinchengratz by his whole army, but, owing to distances and the number of units now requiring direction, it was late in the following day before all were in readiness for action.
It appears that Prince Charles wished to march via Jena and Gera into Prussia, as Napoleon had done sixty years before, but the scheme was negatived by the Austrian government, which exercised the supreme command of the allies.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /S/SE/SEVEN_WEEKS_WAR.htm   (4535 words)

HGDH Princess Victoria Alberta of Hesse and the Rhine (April 5, 1863 - September 24, 1950).
HGDH Prince Alexander of Hesse and the Rhine (July 15, 1823 - December 15, 1888)
HGDH Prince Karl of Hessen and the Rhine (April 23, 1809 - March 20, 1877).
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 ROAD SCHOLARS - Features news
ALEXANDER Battenberg Square and Alexander Battenberg Street in central Sofia are named in honour of the first Bulgarian ruler after the country’s liberation from 500 years of Ottoman rule.
Born in Verona in 1857, Alexander Battenberg was the second son of Prince Alexander of Hesse-Darmstadt and nephew of Alexander II of Russia.
Alexander died aged 36 and the Bulgarian authorities acquiesced with his desire to be buried in Bulgaria — in the Battenberg Mausoleum on Vassil Levski Boulevard — between the Yalta Club and General Gurko Street in central Sofia.
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 Bourbon Weddings: Matrimonial Alliances of the Spanish Bourbons   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The queen's sister was simultaneously married to Prince Antoine of Bourbon-Orleans, Duke of Montpensier, and fifth son of Louis-Philippe.
The founder of this morganatic branch of the House of Hesse was Prince Alexander of Hesse and by Rhine, who had married a Polish countess against his family's wishes.
Alexander's wife was eventually created Princess of Battenberg and the couple's children were given the name as well.
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 Alexander - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
He served in the Russian army against the Turks (1877-78) and, backed by the Rus sian czar, was elected hereditary prince of Bulgaria under Turkish suzerainty.
A social history of everyday practice: Sadie T.M. Alexander and the incorporation of fl women into the American legal profession, 1925-1960.
Alexander I, the Holy Alliance and Clemens Metternich: a reappraisal.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-alexandb1ul.html   (321 words)

 Alexander Palace Time Machine - Ernst Ludwig, Grand Duke of Hesse
Ernst Ludwig, destined to be the last Grand Duke of Hesse und bei Rhein, was born in November of 1868.
The 1880s saw the marriages of Ernie's two eldest sisters, Victoria to Prince Louis of Battenberg, the future Marquess of Milford Haven, and Elizabeth to Grand Duke Serge Alexandrovich, son of Emperor Alexander II and Empress Maria Alexandrovna, herself a Hessian princess.
In February 1931, the Grand Duke's eldest son, Prince Georg Donatus, married Princess Cecilie, daughter of Prince and Princess Andrew of Greece, sister of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
www.alexanderpalace.org /palace/ErnieHesse.html   (3665 words)

 Battenberg History & Origins
In 1851, Prince Alexander of Hesse contracted a morganatic marriage with the Polish countess, Julie Hauke, who was then created countess of Battenberg.
In 1858 the countess and her children were all raised to the rank of Prince or Princess of Battenberg.
Prince Alexander of Battenberg (1820-1893) was first prince of Bulgaria, and uncle of Earl Mountbatten, born in Verona, Italy.
www.tmbg.freeserve.co.uk /Battenberg/Origins.htm   (532 words)

 boys clothing: Hessian royalty--Prince Alexander of Hesse
Alexander was allowed to retain his rank of Prince, and the Countess was given the defunct title of Princess of Battenburg.
Prince Alexander served as a Foeld Marshal in the Austrian Army.
Prince Henry found an unexpected ally in the Princess of Wales who was not normally fond of Germans, even members of the family.
www.histclo.com /royal/gers/hesse/rgshd-l2alex.htm   (1020 words)

Trumpeter of the Klyastitsy Hussar Regiment and Staff-trumpeter of the Lubny Hussar Regiment.
The Prince of Orange’s, the Ingermanland, and the Narva Hussar Regiments.
The Prince of Orange’s and Archduke Ferdinand’s Hussar Regiments.
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 21ST GENERATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Princess Beatrice of ENGLAND was born in 1857 in England - dtr of Victoria and Albert.
She was married to Prince Henry Maurice of BATTENBERG (son of Prince Alexander of HESSE-DARMSTADT and Julia Theresa Countess von HAUCK Princess of Battenberg) in 1885.
Leopold of BATTENBERG was born in 1889 in England - son of Henry of Battenburg.
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 Alexander II
Alexander announced that personal serfdom would be abolished and all peasants would be able to buy land from their landlords.
Alexander's reforms did not satisfy liberals and radicals who wanted a parliamentary democracy and the freedom of expression that was enjoyed in the United States and most other European states.
However, his main guest, Prince Alexander of Battenburg, had arrived late and dinner was delayed and the dinning-room was empty.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /RUSalexander2.htm   (2034 words)

 Alexander Palace Time Machine - Princess Alice of Hesse and by Rhine
* Princess Alice of Hesse and by Rhine
Luckily neither Victoria nor her husband Prince Albert was upset over the fact that this third child was a second girl.
However Prince Albert could not fight the illness, despite Alice's constant attention, and death snatched him during the late hours of December 14, 1861.
www.alexanderpalace.org /palace/alicehessebio.html   (1121 words)

 Prince Alexander Of Hesse And By The Rhine / Princess Julia Hauke Of Battenberg
Prince Alexander Of Hesse And By The Rhine / Princess Julia Hauke Of Battenberg
Prince Alexander of Hesse and by the Rhine 1823 1888.
Alexander of Hesse and Julia of Battenberg had five children, as though they were illigitemate, they took their mothers surname.
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 C:\WINNT\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\NLOO37Z7\lecture9[1].htm
Alexander of Battenberg (1857-1893), a favorite nephew of Tsar Alexander II, was elected Prince Alexander I of the Bulgarian Principality in April 1879.
Alexander gave in to national pressure assuming leadership of the Revolution of Philippopolis of September 18 1885 in favor of the union of the two Bulgarian principalities in one state.
Golescu and Ion Ghica; in Blaj, Transylvania, it was led by Simion Barnutiu,and in Cernauti/ Ger.Czernovits/, Bukovina, by the Hurmuzaki brothers, George, Alexander, and Anton Kral.
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 German boys clothing: Frederich III's children--Victoria
Prince Alexander had incurred the displeasure of Tsar Nicholas III who decided to depose him and succeeded in doing so in 1886.
Interestingly, one of the billited in the palace was the Prince of Wales--the future Edward VIII.
Alexander was a Russian emigree and little more than a confidance man. Wilhelm was agast and wriote her out f tghe family.
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 Louis Mountbatten, 1st Marquess of Milford Haven - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
One of his younger brothers, Prince Alexander of Battenberg (1857-1893), was selected with the approval of Europe's Great Powers to mount the throne of Bulgaria, where he reigned as sovereign Prince from 1879 to 1886.
Prince Louis rose to the rank of captain and became an aide-de-camp to the Queen in 1891.
Of the family's two residences in Hesse, the Alexander Palace in Darmstadt returned to the grand duchy as part of the appanaged patrimony of Louis's father, Prince Alexander, from which his children by Julie Hauke were debarred.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Prince_Louis_of_Battenberg   (1729 words)

 Index Ah-Al   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
He became crown prince in 1909 when his elder brother Djordje was forced to renounce his right of succession after an exhibition of temper in which he knocked a groom downstairs, injuring him fatally.
The second son of Prince Alexander of Hesse and a nephew of Aleksandr II of Russia, he served during 1877 with the Russian forces in the Russo-Turkish War (1877-78), which resulted in the autonomy of Bulgaria.
Alexander, who called himself an "urbanologist," a spokesman for America's cities, was elected president of the U.S. Conference of Mayors in 1977, and for six years beginning in 1980 he was president of the National Conference of Democratic Mayors.
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 Namnlöst dokument   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
His parents were Prince Alexander of Hesse-Darmstadt and Julie von Hauke, Countess of Battenberg.
Prince Alexander of Battenberg was elected Prince of Bulgaria on April 29th, 1879.
Prince Kyrill was however deposed as such on September 10th, 1944 and in 1945 he was executed.
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 Margaret Weatherford Column
The Queen and Prince Phillip are second cousins once removed through their mutual descent from her (as well as third cousins through Queen Victoria and fourth cousins once removed through Queen Mary’s descent from King George III).
Prince Louis of Battenberg, their eldest son, married Queen Victoria’s granddaughter, Princess Victoria of Hesse, who was his first cousin once removed through the Hesse family.
Reportedly this angered Prince Phillip for years, and at the time of Prince Andrew’s birth in 1960, another statement was issued creating the name of Mountbatten-Windsor.
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