Alexander, Hereditary Prince of Hohenzollern

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Alexander
Hereditary Prince of Hohenzollern
Full name
German: Alexander Friedrich Antonius Johannes
Alexander Frederick Anthony John
House House of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen
Father Karl Friedrich, Prince of Hohenzollern
Mother Countess Alexandra Schenck von Stauffenberg
Born (1987-03-16) 16 March 1987 (age 27)
New York, New York, USA

Alexander, Hereditary Prince of Hohenzollern (German: Alexander Friedrich Antonius Johannes Prinz von Hohenzollern;[1] born 16 March 1987 in New York City, United States[1] is a member of the Princely House of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen.[1] Alexander is the eldest son of Karl Friedrich, Prince of Hohenzollern and Countess Alexandra Schenck von Stauffenberg, who divorced in 2010, and heir-apparent to the headship of the House of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen.[1]

Education[edit]

Alexander attended Oakham School, in England but left after taking his GCSEs. He attended Malvern College for a short period of time before leaving to continue his studies in the Institut auf dem Rosenberg. After spending time in Tibet, he started to train extreme mixed martial arts. He also joined the German youth organisation "Junge Union" in 2010.

Titles and styles[edit]

  • 19 June 1990 – 16 September 2010: His Serene Highness Prince Alexander of Hohenzollern
  • 16 September 2010 – present: His Serene Highness Alexander, Hereditary Prince of Hohenzollern[1]

Ancestry[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Genealogisches Handbuch des Adels, Fürstliche Häuser XIX. "Haus Hohenzollern". C.A. Starke Verlag, 2011, pp. 32-33, 260. ISBN 978-3-7980-0849-6.

External links[edit]

Alexander, Hereditary Prince of Hohenzollern
Cadet branch of the House of Hohenzollern
Born: 16 March 1987
Lines of succession
German royalty
Preceded by
Prince Karl Friedrich
Line of succession to the headship of the House of Hohenzollern
1st position
Succeeded by
Prince Albrecht
Line of succession to the Romanian throne
2nd position