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Alexander Duff, 1st Duke of Fife

The Duke of Fife with his wife Louise, Princess Royal.
Personal data
Date of birth10 November 1849
Place of birthEdinburgh, Scotland
Date of death12 January 1912(age 62)
Place of deathAswan, Egypt
NationalityBritish
Political partyLiberal
SpouseLouise, Princess Royal (1867 1931)
Captain of the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen-at-Arms
In office3 May 1880 - 21 January 1881
MonarchVictoria
Prime ministerWilliam Ewart Gladstone
Succeeded byThe Marquess of Huntly
Preceded byThe Earl of Coventry

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Alexander William George Duff, 1st Duke of Fife KG, KT, GCVO, PC, VD (10 November 1849 12 January 1912), styled Viscount Macduff between 1857 and 1879 and known as The Earl Fife between 1879 and 1889, was a British Peer who married Princess Louise of Wales, the third child and eldest daughter of King Edward VII and Alexandra of Denmark.


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