Prince Maurice of the Netherlands

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Prince Maurice
Prince of the Netherlands
Prince of Orange-Nassau
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Prince Maurice of the Netherlands (left) with his brother Prince William.
Born (1843-09-15)15 September 1843
Noordeinde Palace, The Hague
Died 4 June 1850(1850-06-04) (aged 6)
Noordeinde Palace, The Hague
House Orange-Nassau
Father William III of the Netherlands
Mother Sophie of Württemberg

Prince Maurice of the Netherlands, Prince of Orange-Nassau (Willem Frederik Maurits Alexander Hendrik Karel; 15 September 1843 – 4 June 1850), was the second son of King William III of the Netherlands and his first spouse, Sophie of Württemberg.

When Prince Maurice suffered from meningitis, Queen Sophie wanted to consult another physician for a second opinion, but King William III refused and the child died.

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15 September 1843 – 4 June 1850: His Royal Highness Prince Maurice of the Netherlands, Prince of Orange-Nassau

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