Francis, Duke of Teck

Noble person

1837 – 1900

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Who was Francis, Duke of Teck?

Francis, Duke of Teck, until 1863 known as Count Francis von Hohenstein, was a member of the German nobility, and later of the British Royal Family. He was the father of Queen Mary, the wife of King George V, and therefore an ancestor of the present queen and Royal Family. Francis held the titles of Count of Hohenstein and later Duke of Teck and was granted the style His Serene Highness in 1863. He was granted the British style of Highness in 1887.

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Born
Aug 28, 1837
Osijek
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Religion
  • Lutheranism
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Died
Jan 21, 1900
White Lodge, London
Resting place
St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle

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on July 23, 2013

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