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Born in Sandringham, Norfolk, England, UK
Died in Barnwell Manor, Northampton, Northamptonshire, England, UK
Birth NameHenry William Frederick Wettin
Height 6' (1.83 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Duke of Gloucester was born on March 31, 1900 in Sandringham, Norfolk, England as Henry William Frederick Wettin. He was married to Duchess of Gloucester Princess Alice. He died on June 10, 1974 in Barnwell Manor, Northampton, Northamptonshire, England.

Spouse (1)

Duchess of Gloucester Princess Alice (6 November 1935 - 10 June 1974) ( his death) ( 2 children)

Trivia (6)

Great-grandson of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.
Grandson of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra.
Brother of King Edward VIII (Duke of Windsor), King George VI, Mary the Princess Royal aka Victoria, 1897-1965), Prince George (Duke of Kent), and Prince John (1905-1919).
Father of Prince William of Gloucester (who died in a flying accident on 28 August 1972) and Prince Richard (Duke of Gloucester).
Suffered a massive heart attack while driving back from the state funeral of Sir Winston Churchill in January 1965, and was thereafter an invalid until his death in 1974.

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