Alexander, Hereditary Prince of Hohenzollern

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Alexander
Hereditary Prince of Hohenzollern
Born (1987-03-16) 16 March 1987 (age 30)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Full name
Alexander Frederick Anthony John
(German: Alexander Friedrich Antonius Johannes)
House Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen
Father Karl Friedrich, Prince of Hohenzollern
Mother Countess Alexandra Schenck von Stauffenberg

Alexander, Hereditary Prince of Hohenzollern (German: Alexander Friedrich Antonius Johannes Prinz von Hohenzollern;[1] born 16 March 1987, New York City[1]) is a member of the Princely House of Hohenzollern.[1] Alexander is the eldest son of Karl Friedrich, Prince of Hohenzollern and Countess Alexandra Schenck von Stauffenberg, who divorced in 2010. He is the heir apparent to the headship of the princely house.[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 in extreme mixed martial arts. He also joined the German youth organisation "Junge Union" in 2010. After a long journey through Indonesia, he decided to campaign for the organization Rettet den Regenwald.[citation needed]

Titles and styles[edit]

  • 16 March 1987 – 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