Saturday, June 10, 2017

Royal Profile: Georg Friedrich, Prince of Prussia


George Frederich Ferdinand, Prince of Prussia was born on the 10 June 1976 in Bremen,Germany as the only son of Prince Louis Ferdinand jr. (1944-1977) and Countess Donata of Castell-Rüdenhausen{Source}.

Tragically, his father died shortly after his son's first birthday from severe injuries he had suffered in a military training exercise{Source}. Six months after the death of his father, his mother gave birth to his younger sister, Princess Cornelie-Cécile, who was born with developmental delays{Source}. 

At the time of his father's death, his grandfather named George Fredrich his heir {Source}. Raising the young prince together, his mother and grandfather chose to raise him as normal as possible, giving him a care-free childhood{Source}.He attended school mostly in Germany, but attended his last few years of his primary education at Glenalmond College in Scotland {Source}.

It was during his stay in Scotland when his grandfather Prince Louis Ferdinand passed away and he succeeded as head of the House of Hohenzollern in September 1994 at the age of 18 {Source}.After receiving his A-Levels, the young prince spent two years in the military before undergoing his university studies {Source}.He studied business economics at the University of Freiberg,Saxony {Source}. During his university studies, he did internships in software enterprises in Germany and abroad {Source}. During an internship in Quito, Ecuador, the Prince was very impressed and wished to enforce his love for South America, it's culture and the Spanish language {Source}.Since 2009, he has been employed with a company specialized on marketing of academic innovation {Source}.He is very active in the preservation of the memory of the Prussian history and wishes to continue his family's traditions {Source}.He has committed himself to a German-American friendship {Source}.He succeeded his grandfather as honorary member of the German-American Association {Source}.He is an honorary board member of the Federation of German-American Clubs {Source}He presides over the Princess Kira of Prussia-Foundation, which was founded by his grandmother in 1952 in order to offer free holidays to socially disadvantaged children at Hohenzollern Castle every year since then {Source}.

He met his future bride when they were children, and they dated for several years before becoming engaged.
They were married during the Prussia Royal Family 700th Year.On August 27 2011, he married Princess Sophie von Isenburg at the Friedenskirche in Potsdam {Source}.
Together. they have four children{Source}:
  1. Carl Friedrich Franz Alexander, Hereditary Prince of Prussia (2013)
  2. Prince Louis Ferdinand Christian Albrecht of Prussia (2013)
  3. Princess Emma Marie Charlotte Sophie of Prussia (2015)
  4. Prince Heinrich Albert Johann Georg of Prussia (2016)

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