Monday, March 9, 2009

Prussian prince, a cousin of the Kaiser, is dead

March 9, 1925

Prince Friedrich Wilhelm of Prussia died today in a sanitarium at Weisserhirsch, near Dresden. The Prince, who was a second cousin of Kaiser Wilhelm II, was 45-years-old. In 1910, he married Princess Agatha of Hohenlohe-Schillingsfürst, "one of the beauties of the Potsdam court." He is survived by his wife and four daughters, Princesses Marie Therese, Luise, Marianne and Elisabeth.

The late Prince was the son of Prince Albrecht of Prussia and his wife, Princess Marie of Saxe-Altenburg.

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