Adolf Friedrich V, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strel
|Birthname||Adolf Friedrich August ...|
|born on||22 July 1848 at 07:00 (= 07:00 AM )|
|Place||Neustrelitz, Germany, 53n21, 13e04|
|Timezone||LMT m13e04 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||29°29' 13°26 Asc. 29°14'|
Prussian royalty, and grand duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz from 1904 to 1914. In January 1914, Adolf Friedrich was reported to be the second richest person in Germany after the Emperor Wilhelm II with a fortune of $88,750,000.
His full name in English was Adolphus Frederick Augustus Victor Ernest Adalbert Gustavus William Wellington of Mecklenburg. He was the only surviving child of Friedrich Wilhelm, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg, and Princess Augusta of Cambridge.
Adolphus Frederick took part in the Franco-Prussian war and represented his father at the crowning of King Wilhelm I of Prussia as German Emperor at Versailles. He succeeded his father as grand duke on 30 May 1904. He was a first cousin of Princess Mary of Teck, later Queen Mary, consort of British King George V.
Adolphus Frederick was married on 17 April 1877 in Dessau to Princess Elisabeth of Anhalt. They had four children.
Adolphus Frederick died in Berlin on 11 June 1914, aged 65, and was succeeded by his eldest son Adolphus Frederick VI.
- parent->child relationship with Adolf Friedrich VI, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg (born 17 June 1882)
- child->parent relationship with Augusta, Princess of Cambridge (born 19 July 1822)
Sy Scholfield forwarded news report from "Königlich privilegirte Berlinische Zeitung," 25 July 1848: "Neustrelitz, 22. Juli. Heute früh um 7 Uhr ist Ihre Königl. Hoheit die Erbgrossherzogin von einem Erbprinzen glücklich entbunden worden." (Neustrelitz, July 22nd. This morning at seven o'clock the Hereditary Grand Duchess was happily delivered of a hereditary prince).
- Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (One)
- Family : Parenting : Kids more than 3 (Four)
- Lifestyle : Financial : Wealthy
- Notable : Famous : Royal family (House of Mecklenburg-Strelitz)