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Friedrich Ferdinand, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein

Family and successionEdit

Friedrich Ferdinand was born in Kiel, Duchy of Holstein, the eldest son of Friedrich, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg and Princess Adelheid of Schaumburg-Lippe and a nephew of Christian IX of Denmark.[2][3] Friedrich Ferdinand succeeded to the headship of the House of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg and title duke upon the death of his father on 27 November 1885.[2][3] When the Head of the House of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg Albert, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein died on 27 April 1931,[2][3] Friedrich Ferdinand became the Head of the House of Oldenburg and inherited the title Duke of Schleswig-Holstein.

Marriage and issueEdit

DeathEdit

Friedrich Ferdinand died in 1934 in Luisenlund, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, aged 78.

Titles and stylesEdit

  • 12 October 1855 – 19 December 1863: His Serene Highness Prince Friedrich Ferdinand of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg
  • 19 December 1863 – 24 October 1878: His Highness Prince Friedrich Ferdinand of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg
  • 24 October 1878 – 27 November 1885: His Highness The Hereditary Prince of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg
  • 27 November 1885 – 27 April 1931: His Highness The Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg
  • 27 April 1931 – 21 January 1934: His Highness The Duke of Schleswig-Holstein

AncestryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ H. Sandner, in his biography of his son-in-law, Carl Eduard of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Hitlers Herzog (2010), states on p. 257 that Friedrich Ferdinand dies at Primkenau, Silesia (now Przemków, Poland).
  2. ^ a b c d e f g Darryl Lundy (17 June 2003). "Friedrich Ferdinand Georg Christian Karl Wilhelm Herzog zu Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg". ThePeerage.com. Retrieved 2008-09-02.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g Paul Theroff. "SCHLESWIG-HOLSTEIN". Paul Theroff's Royal Genealogy Site. Archived from the original on 2008-03-23. Retrieved 2008-09-02.
Friedrich Ferdinand, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein
Cadet branch of the House of Oldenburg
Born: 12 October 1855 Died: 21 January 1934
German nobility
Preceded by
Friedrich
Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg
27 November 1885–27 April 1931
Succeeded by
Himself as Duke of Schleswig-Holstein
Preceded by
Albert
Duke of Schleswig-Holstein
27 April 1931–21 January 1934
Succeeded by
Wilhelm Friedrich