Friday, January 23, 2009

Prussian princes have the measles

January 23, 1903

An outbreak of the measles has affected several younger members of the Prussian royal family, including Princes August Wilhelm and Oscar. The princes' illnesses "great interferes with the brilliance of the court festivities at Berlin this winter." The Empress will not attend the various soirees because she prefers to remain with her sick children.

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