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POSTCARD – HERZOG ERNST AUGUST – BRAUNSCHWEIG – PRINZESSIN VIKTORIA LUISE

SKU: 38-2672

$15.00

This postcard shows Duke Ernst August of Braunschweig (1887-1953) and his wife, the Duchess. He was married to Kaiser Wilhelm II’s daughter, the former Prinzessin Viktoria Luise (1892-1980). Their 1913 marriage brought Braunschweig back under its own duke’s direct rule for the first time since Braunschweig was absorbed by Prussia after the 1866 Austro-Prussian War. The Duke is wearing Braunschweig Husaren-Regiment Nr 17’s uniform. The postcard was mailed in 1913, the year of their marriage.


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This postcard shows Duke Ernst August of Braunschweig (1887-1953) and his wife, the Duchess. He was married to Kaiser Wilhelm II’s daughter, the former Prinzessin Viktoria Luise (1892-1980). Their 1913 marriage brought Braunschweig back under its own duke’s direct rule for the first time since Braunschweig was absorbed by Prussia after the 1866 Austro-Prussian War. The Duke is wearing Braunschweig Husaren-Regiment Nr 17’s uniform. The postcard was mailed in 1913, the year of their marriage.