- NAME: Prince Albert
- OCCUPATION: Royalty
- BIRTH DATE: August 26, 1819
- DEATH DATE: December 14, 1861
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Bavaria, Germany
- PLACE OF DEATH: Berkshire, United Kingdom
- Full Name: Prince Albert, Prince Consort of Great Britain and Ireland
- Full Name: Prince Albert
- AKA: Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
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Prince Albert married his first cousin, Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom, at the age of 20, and after his untimely death at age 42, the queen's memory of him guided her for the next 40 years.
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(Modern medical examination of the facts at hand have suggested something more chronic, such as cancer or Crohn’s disease)
Queen Victoria was so distraught at Albert's passing that she wore black in mourning for the rest of her life, which lasted 40 more years. She erected numerous monuments to Albert's legacy, and a re-examination of Albert's life let the public finally view him as the respectable and honorable figure he always was.
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They rule the Royal House of Windsor, and they can trace their bloodlines back through thousands of years of monarchy and leadership. The British Royal Family, with Queen Elizabeth II at the head of the throne, lead Britain's constitutional monarchy. As the Queen celebrates her Diamond Jubilee in 2012 and is honored for 60 years on the throne, the Royal Family has never been more popular. They go by the terms "His and Her Royal Highness," yet they are admired for their style, down-to-earth personalities, media savvy, and their devotion to humanitarian causes. All eyes are on Princes William and Harry as they carry on their family legacy into the 21st century.
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