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Arthur, Prince, Duke of Connaught, 1850-1942

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Personal name headingArthur, Prince, Duke of Connaught, 1850-1942
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Variant(s)Arthur, Earl of Sussex, 1850-1942
Arthur, Prince, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn, 1850-1942
Arthur, Prince of Great Britain, 1850-1942
Arthur William Patrick Albert, Prince, son of Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1850-1942
Arthur, Prince, son of Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1850-1942
Connaught, Arthur, Prince, Duke of, 1850-1942
Associated countryEngland Great Britain
Associated placeCanada South Africa Egypt India Ireland
Birth date1850-05-01
Death date1942-01-16
Place of birthLondon (England)
Place of deathSurrey (England)
AffiliationGreat Britain. Army. Rifle Brigade (Prince Consort's Own)
Canada. Governor General
Freemasons. United Grand Lodge of England
Profession or occupationPrinces Great Britain--Armed Forces--Officers Governors
Found inFrankland, N. Witness of a century, 1993: t.p. (Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught, 1850-1942)
Enc. Brit., 1966: v. 6, p. 348 (Connaught, Arthur William Patrick Albert, Duke of (1850-1942))
Wikipedia, March 13, 2019 (Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn; Arthur William Patrick Albert; born 1 May 1850, Buckingham Palace, London; died 16 January 1942, Bagshot Park, Surrey, age 91; seventh child and third son of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert; he served as Governor General of Canada, the only British prince to do so; spouse: Princess Louise Margaret of Prussia (m. 1879, died 1917); enrolled at Royal Military College at Woolwich, 1866-1868; commissioned as a lieutenant in the Corps of Royal Engineers, transferred to the Royal Regiment of Artillery later in 1868 and to the Rifle Brigade (his father's own regiment) in 1869; army officer, serving in South Africa, Canada, Ireland, Egypt, and India; in 1874 he was created a royal peer, being titled as the Duke of Connaught and Strathearn and Earl of Sussex; elected Grand Master of the United Grand Lodge of England in 1901, re-elected until 1939)