Alastair Windsor, 2. º duque de Connaught y Strathearn (antes príncipe Alastair de Connaught, 9 de agosto de 1914 - 26 de abril de 1946) fue miembro de la Familia Real Británica, bisnieto de la reina Victoria a través de su padre y tataranieto de Victoria a través de su madre.
Alastair Windsor, 2nd Duke of Connaught and Strathearn Alastair Arthur Windsor, 2nd Duke of Connaught and Strathearn (9 August 1914 – 26 April 1943) was a member of the British Royal Family. He was the only child of Prince Arthur of Connaught and Princess Alexandra, 2nd Duchess of Fife.
- Early Life
- House of Windsor
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- Place in The Line of Succession
Alastair was born on 9 August 1914 at his parents' home at 54 Mount Street, Mayfair, London (now the Brazilian Embassy). His father was Prince Arthur of Connaught, the only son of Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn, and Princess Louise Margaret of Prussia. His mother was Princess Alexandra, 2nd Duchess of Fife, the eldest daughter of A...
Shortly after Prince Alastair was born, the First World War broke out, prompting strong anti-German feelings in the United Kingdom. George V eventually responded to this by changing the name of the Royal House from the House of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha to the House of Windsorand relinquishing all German titles belonging to members of the family who were B...
Lord Macduff received his education at Bryanston and at the Royal Military College, Sandhurst. On 31 January 1935, he received a commission as a second lieutenant in the Royal Scots Greys (2nd Dragoons), his father's regiment, which was based in Egypt from 1936. In 1939, Lord Macduff was promoted to lieutenant on 14 July, and was assigned to Ottawa...
Titles and styles
1. 9 August 1914 – 20 November 1917: His HighnessPrince Alastair of Connaught 2. 20 November 1917 – 26 January 1942:Earl of Macduff 3. 16 January 1942 – 26 April 1943: His GraceThe Duke of Connaught and Strathearn Until the age of three, he was styled as Prince Alastair of Connaught. However, in 1917, he lost the title of a British prince and the style of Highness. After that, he was known as the Earl of Macduff, this being the courtesy title he had as heir to his mother's Dukedom of Fife.
In 1942, on the inheritance of his grandfather's dukedom, he was granted arms, being, quarterly, first and fourth his grandfather's arms (being the royal arms, differenced with a three-point label argent, the first and third points bearing fleurs-de-lys azure, the second a cross gules), second and third that of Fife, and Duff. Upon his death, the Dukedom of Connaught and Strathearn and the Earldom of Sussex became extinct. His first cousin, James Carnegie (23 September 1929 – 22 June 2015), s...
Alastair was born ninth in the line of succession, behind the six children of George V, his grandmother and his mother. When he died, he was 12th in the line of succession. His mother and he were the first two people in line behind the descendants of George V.
Alastair Windsor, 2nd Duke of Connaught and Strathearn (1914-1943) – Dearest Mama Generations Alastair Windsor, 2nd Duke of Connaught and Strathearn (1914-1943) Profile Born on 9 August 1914 Father was of Arthur of Connaught Mother was Alexandra, 2nd Duchess of Fife Died on 26 April 1943 (aged 28 years) – Alastair A Short Life
Alastair nació el 9 de agosto de 1914 en la residencia de sus padres, en el 54 de Mount Street, Mayfair, Londres (ahora sede de la Embajada de Brasil). Su padre era el príncipe Arturo de Connaught, el único Hijo del príncipe Arturo, Duque de Connaught y Strathearn, y la princesa Luisa Margarita de Prusia.
Alastair Arturo Windsor, II duque de Connaught y Strathearn (antes príncipe Alastair de Connaught y Strathearn, 09 de agosto de 1914-26 de abril de 1946) fue miembro de la Familia Real Británica, bisnieto de la reina Victoriaa través de su padre y tataranieto de Victoria a través de su madre.
Windsor is also an active surgical researcher and has authored more than 150 publications and book chapters. Dr. Alastair Windsor, MD, FRCS has no financial affiliations that would affect the content of his presentations.