Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Crown Prince Alexander Day !

Prince Alexander in 1875

Prince Alexander (25 August 1851 – 21 June 1884) became the crown prince after the death of his brother William in 1879. He wasn't in good health, which deteriorated after the death of his dearloved mother (in 1877) and brother (in 1879). He lived the live of a hermit in his house near the parliament in The Haghue, where he ignored his father the king and the king's new wife. In contrast with his father he was interested in politics so he would have been a good king probably...

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