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  1. Soldier. After serving with Frederick the Great during the Seven Years' War, he took up residence in 1769 at his family's exclave, the County of Montbéliard, of which he was also made lieutenant-general in March 1786 by his eldest brother, Charles Eugene, Duke of Württemberg, who had begun to come into the inheritance of portions of the County of Limpurg in the 1780s.

  2. The Noble Duke of York: The Military Life of Frederick Duke of York and Albany. Staples Press, London. Parry, William Edward (1844). "Three Voyages for the Discovery of a Northwest Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific, and Narrative of an Attempt to Reach the North Pole". Project Gutenberg. pp. Second Voyage, Chapter II.

  3. Frederick's father, Prince William, was the second son of King Frederick William III and, having been raised in the military traditions of the Hohenzollerns, developed into a strict disciplinarian. William fell in love with his cousin Elisa Radziwill , a princess of the Polish nobility , but the court felt Elisa's rank was not suitable for the bride of a Prussian prince and forced a more ...

  4. Augustus Frederick was baptised in the Great Council Chamber at St James's Palace, on 25 February 1773, by Archbishop of Canterbury Frederick Cornwallis.His godparents were the Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg (his paternal first cousin once-removed, for whom The Earl of Hertford, Lord Chamberlain, stood proxy), Duke George Augustus of Mecklenburg (his maternal uncle, for whom the Earl of Bristol ...

  5. Otto, Prince of Bismarck, Count of Bismarck-Schönhausen, Duke of Lauenburg (German: Otto Fürst von Bismarck, Graf von Bismarck-Schönhausen, Herzog zu Lauenburg, pronounced [ˈɔtoː fɔn ˈbɪsmaʁk] (); 1 April 1815 – 30 July 1898), born Otto Eduard Leopold von Bismarck, was a conservative German statesman and diplomat.

  6. The Duke of Cumberland succeeded to the Hanoverian throne as Ernest Augustus, and Prince George became the Crown Prince of Hanover. As a legitimate descendant of George III in the male line, he remained a member of the British royal family and second in line to the British throne until the birth of Queen Victoria's first child, Victoria, Princess Royal , in 1840.

  7. Frederick William II of Prussia: 5. Princess Wilhelmine of Prussia: 11. Princess Frederica Louisa of Hesse-Darmstadt: 1. William III of the Netherlands: 12. Peter III of Russia: 6. Paul I of Russia: 13. Catherine II of Russia: 3. Grand Duchess Anna Pavlovna of Russia: 14. Frederick II Eugene, Duke of Württemberg: 7. Duchess Sophie Dorothea of ...