Joachim Karl Wilhelm
Friedrich Leopold Prinz von Preußen (14 November 1865 in Berlin – 13 September 1931 Krojanke manor, Landkreis Flatow, Posen-West Prussia) was a son of Prince Frederick Charles of Prussia and Princess Maria Anna of Anhalt-Dessau, married in 1854.
On 24 June 1889 he married in Berlin
Princess Louise Sophie of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg (8 April 1866 in Kiel – 28 April 1952 in Bad Nauheim), a sister of Empress Auguste Viktoria, wife of Emperor Wilhelm II.
Military career [ edit ]
At age 10 in 1875
Kadett, in 1885 Premierlieutnant ( Oberleutnant), 1888 Rittmeister ( Hauptmann), 1890 Major and 1893 Oberst.
In the same year promoted to
Generalmajor, commander of the Gardes du Corps, a Cuirassiers regiment of the 1st Guards Cavalry Brigade. Colonel-in-Chief of the Austrian k.u.k. Husarenregimentes Nr. 2 Friedrich Leopold, Prinz von Preußen (since 17. April 1742).
Generalleutnant, leader of Kavallerieinspektion Potsdam. In 1902 General der Kavallerie. Served during Russian-Japanese War (1904–1905) as counselor in the Russian HQ. 1907 Generalinspektor of the Army, 10 September 1910 Generaloberst.
Prinz Friedrich Leopold was the last patron of the Prussian
freemasons from the House of Hohenzollern. A member since 1889 in "Friedrich Wilhelm zur Morgenröte", in 1894 he became patron of all three lodges. During the November Revolution 1918, he hoisted a red flag on his hunting lodge Glienicke near Berlin.
He also owned a large manor at
Krojanke, after 1918 located in Posen-West Prussia. On 21 June 1924, possession was confirmed by the Reichsgericht. He died there in 1931.
Ancestry [ edit ]
Ancestors of Prince Friedrich Leopold of Prussia
Literature [ edit ]
Heer- und Flottenführer der Welt. Biblio Verlag, Osnabrück, 1971 S. 427-428 ISBN 3-7648-0666-4
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