Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (Francis Albert Augustus Charles Emmanuel; 26 August 1819 – 14 December 1861) was the consort of Queen Victoria from their marriage on 10 February 1840 until his death in 1861. Albert was born in the Saxon duchy of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld to a family connected to many of Europe's ruling monarchs.
In 1826 his title changed from Prince of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld to Prince of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, when his brother Duke Ernst I made a territorial exchange with other members of the family. Ferdinand's nephews and nieces included Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom and her husband Prince Albert , as well as Empress Carlota of Mexico and her brother King Leopold II of Belgium .
02/04/2014 · Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. Full Name. ... Albert Francis Charles Augustus Emmanuel of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha was born on August 26, 1819, at Schloss Rosenau, in Bavaria.
At age 16, Victoria met her future husband, Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, who also happened to be her first cousin. After four years of friendship and flirtation, Queen Victoria proposed to her prince (actually, she had no choice—according to tradition, a man couldn’t propose to the queen). The smitten couple married in 1840.
06/01/2021 · 10 February 1840 – Queen Victoria marries Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. 21 November 1840 – Victoria and Albert start a royal family. 14 December 1861 - Prince Albert dies. 1 January 1877 - Victoria becomes Empress of India. 20 June 1887 and 22 June 1897 – The nation celebrates Victoria’s golden and diamond jubilees