Person:Alexander, Prince of Orange (1)

Alexander , Prince of Orange
m. 18 Jun 1839
  1. William , Prince of Orange1840 - 1879
  2. Prince Maurice of the Netherlands1843 - 1850
  3. Alexander , Prince of Orange1851 - 1884

Willem Alexander Karel Hendrik Frederik

  • prins der Nederlanden
  • prins van Oranje-Nassau
  • prins van Oranje 1879-1884

Facts and Events

Name Alexander , Prince of Orange
Gender Male
Birth[1] 25 Aug 1851 's-Gravenhage, Zuid-Holland, NetherlandsPaleis Noordeinde
Death[1] 21 Jun 1884 's-Gravenhage, Zuid-Holland, NetherlandsPaleis Kneuterdijk

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Alexander, Prince of Orange (Willem Alexander Karel Hendrik Frederik; 25 August 1851 – 21 June 1884), was heir apparent to his father King William III of the Netherlands from 11 June 1879 until his death.

For a span of 116 years, from the birth of Alexander (1851) until the birth of the present king Willem-Alexander (1967), no male heirs were born into the Dutch Royal House.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Nederland's Adelsboek, Vol. 96, p. LV, 2011.
  2.   Alexander von Nassau, Crown Prince of the Netherlands, in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.