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Friedrich, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg

Friedrich, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg

Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg
The basics
Quick Facts
Intro Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg
Countries Germany
Occupations Soldier
A.K.A. Frederic de Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderbourg-Glucksbourg
Gender male
Birth October 23, 1814 (Gottorf Castle)
Death November 27, 1885 (Stiftung Louisenlund)
Mother: Princess Louise Caroline of Hesse-Kassel
Father: Friedrich Wilhelm
Siblings: Christian IX of DenmarkPrins Nicholas of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-GlücksburgPrincess Louise of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg Princess Friederike of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-GlücksburgPrince Julius of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-GlücksburgKarlDuke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-GlücksburgJohann von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg
Spouse: Princess Adelheid of Schaumburg-Lippe
Children: Friedrich Ferdinand, Duke of Schleswig-HolsteinPrincess Louise of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-GlücksburgPrincess Marie of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg Auguste von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-GlücksburgPrince Albrecht of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg
The details

Friedrich of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg (23 October 1814 in Schleswig, Duchy of Schleswig – 27 November 1885 in Luisenlund, Schleswig-Holstein, Prussia) was the third Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg. Friedrich was the second-eldest son of Friedrich Wilhelm, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg and Princess Louise Caroline of Hesse-Kassel and an elder brother of Christian IX of Denmark. Friedrich inherited the title of Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg upon his childless brother Karl's death on 14 October 1878.

Marriage and issue

Friedrich married Princess Adelheid of Schaumburg-Lippe, second-eldest daughter of George William, Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe and his wife Princess Ida of Waldeck and Pyrmont, on 16 October 1841 in Bückeburg, Schaumburg-Lippe. Friedrich and Adelheid had five children:

Titles and styles

  • 23 October 1814 – 6 July 1825: His Serene Highness Prince Friedrich of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck
  • 6 July 1825 – 19 December 1863: His Serene Highness Prince Friedrich of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg
  • 19 December 1863 – 24 October 1878: His Highness Prince Friedrich of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg
  • 24 October 1878 – 27 November 1885: His Highness The Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg


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