Hans Albrecht, Hereditary Prince of Schleswig-Holstein

Hans Albrecht
Hereditary Prince of Schleswig-Holstein
Born (1917-05-12)12 May 1917
Schloss Louisenlund, Schleswig, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
Died 10 August 1944(1944-08-10) (aged 27)
Zedlinsk, Poland
Full name
John Albert Victor Alexander Frederick Ernest Godfrey Augustus Henry Valdemar
German: Hans Albrecht Viktor Alexander Friedrich Ernst Gottfried August Heinrich Waldemar
House Glücksburg
Father Wilhelm Friedrich, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein
Mother Princess Marie Melita of Hohenlohe-Langenburg

Hans Albrecht, Hereditary Prince of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, since 1931 of Schleswig-Holstein[1][2] (12 May 1917, Schloss Louisenlund, Schleswig, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany[1][2] 10 August 1944, Zedlinsk, Poland[1][2]) was the Hereditary Prince of Schleswig-Holstein and the heir apparent to the Head of the House of Oldenburg.[1][2] Hans Albrecht was the eldest son[1][2] of Wilhelm Friedrich, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein and his wife Princess Marie Melita of Hohenlohe-Langenburg.[1][2] The Hereditary Prince fought in the Second World War between 1939 and 1944[1][2] when he died from wounds received in action near Zedlinsk, Poland.[1][2]

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  1. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Darryl Lundy (7 September 2005). "Hans Albrecht Prinz zu Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg". thePeerage.com. Retrieved 2008-09-07.
  2. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Paul Theroff. "SCHLESWIG-HOLSTEIN". Paul Theroff's Royal Genealogy Site. Retrieved 2008-09-07.
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