Alexander, Hereditary Prince of Hohenzollern

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Alexander
Hereditary Prince of Hohenzollern
Full name
German: Alexander Friedrich Antonius Johannes
Alexander Frederick Anthony John
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][2] born 16 March 1987 in New York City, United States[1][2]) is a member of the Princely House of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen.[1][2] Alexander is the eldest son[1][2] of Karl Friedrich, Prince of Hohenzollern and Countess Alexandra Schenck von Stauffenberg.,[1][2] and heir-apparent to the headship of the House of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen.

Alexander's father, Karl Friedrich, Prince von Hohenzollern (born 1952) married Countess Alexandra Schenk von Stauffenberg (born 1960). Together they have four children: Alexander, Philippa, Flaminia and Antonia. They were amicably divorced in January, 2010.[3]

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. He likes to be out in nature and spending his time with his dogs. 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, styles, honours and arms[edit]

Titles and styles[edit]

  • 19 June 1990 – 16 September 2010: His Serene Highness Prince Alexander of Hohenzollern[1][2]
  • 16 September 2010 – present: His Serene Highness Alexander, Hereditary Prince of Hohenzollern

Ancestry[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f Darryl Lundy (10 May 2003). "Alexander Friedrich Antonius Johannes Prinz von Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen". thePeerage.com. Retrieved 2008-12-28. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f Paul Theroff. "HOHENZOLLERN". Paul Theroff's Royal Genealogy Site. Retrieved 2008-12-28. 
  3. ^ http://royalmusingsblogspotcom.blogspot.com/2010/03/divorce-for-hohenzollerns.html

External links[edit]

Alexander, Hereditary Prince of Hohenzollern
Cadet branch of the House of Hohenzollern
Born: 16 March 1987
Lines of succession
Preceded by
Karl Friedrich, Prince of Hohenzollern
Line of succession to the British throne
descended from Alfred, son of Victoria
Succeeded by
Princess Philippa of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen
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