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Prince Hubertus of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1909–1943)

Prince Hubertus
Full name
Dietmar Hubert Frederick William Philip
German: Dietmar Hubertus Friedrich Wilhelm Philipp[1]
House House of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha
Father Charles Edward, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
Mother Princess Victoria Adelaide of Schleswig-Holstein
Born (1909-08-24)24 August 1909
Reinhardsbrunn Castle, Germany
Died 26 November 1943(1943-11-26) (aged 34)
Mosty, Poland (then Ukraine)

Prince Hubertus of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (24 August 1909 – 26 November 1943) was a member of the House of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, the second eldest son of Charles Edward, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha and his wife, Princess Victoria Adelaide of Schleswig-Holstein.

Early life

Prince Hubertus with his sister Sibylla in 1917.
Prince Hubertus was born at Reinhardsbrunn Castle, Germany. His father, Charles Edward, was the reigning Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, the only son of Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany, and a grandson of Queen Victoria. Hubertus, thus, held the title of a Prince of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, and a Prince of the United Kingdom, with the style His Highness as a great-grandchild of the British monarch.

Deprivation

In 1917, World War I, his father was forced to abdicate as Duke and become a private citizen.

British Royalty
House of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
Victoria and Albert
Great-grandchildren
Prince Alastair of Connaught
Johann Leopold, Hereditary Prince of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
Princess Sibylla, Duchess of Västerbotten
Prince Hubertus of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
Princess Caroline Mathilde, Countess of Castell-Rüdenhausen

Later life

Prince Hubertus joined the German Army, and saw action in the Eastern Front during World War II. He was killed in action on 26 November 1943, aged 34, in Mosty, Ukraine.

Titles, styles, honours and arms

Titles and styles

  • 24 August 1909 – 26 November 1943: His Highness Prince Hubertus of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha

Ancestry

References

  1. ^ thePeerage.com – Dietmar Hubertus Friedrich Wilhelm Philip Prinz von Sachsen-Coburg und Gotha
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