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Ernst Leopold, 4th Prince of Leiningen (German: Ernst Leopold Victor Carl August Joseph Emich, Furst zu Leiningen; 9 November 1830 – 5 April 1904) was a German nobleman who served with distinction in the British Royal Navy.

 

Biography

He was the elder son of Carl, 3rd Prince of Leiningen and Countess Maria Klebelsberg. His father was the maternal half-brother of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom. Ernst Leopold joined the Royal Navy in 1849.[1]Captain in 1860, he commanded HMS Magicienne and then HMY Victoria and Albert.[1]Commander-in-Chief, The Nore in 1885–87,[2][3][4]

He received the following awards:

 

Marriage and issue

On 11 September 1858 in Karlsruhe he married Princess Marie of Baden (1834–1899), second daughter and seventh child of Leopold, Grand Duke of Baden and Sophie of Sweden. They had two children:

  • Princess Alberta of Leiningen (23 July 1863[12]
  • Emich, 5th Prince of Leiningen (18 January 1866 – 18 July 1939) he married Princess Feodore of Hohenlohe-Langenburg on 12 July 1894. They have five children.
 

Ancestry

References:

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  12. www.queenvictoriasjournals.org "Queen Victoria's Journals". *QueenVictoriasJournals.org*. Retrieved 31 July 2017.
  13. www.pdavis.nl William Loney RN
  14. books.google.com *Debrett's Peerage, Baronetage, Knightage, and Companionage: Comprising Information Concerning All Persons Bearing Hereditary Or Courtesy Titles, Knights, and Companions of All the Various Orders, and the Collateral Branches of All Peers and Baronets*
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