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Lord Athlone Net Worth

Lord Athlone Net Worth is
$1.6 Million

Lord Athlone Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Major-General Alexander Augustus Frederick William Alfred George Cambridge, 1st Earl of Athlone KG GCB GCMG GCVO DSO PC ADC(P) FRS (born Prince Alexander of Teck; 14 April 1874 – 16 January 1957), was a British military commander and major-general who served as Governor-General of the Union of South Africa, the country's fourth, and as Governor General of Canada, the 16th since Canadian Confederation.Prince Alexander was born in London, United Kingdom, to the Duke and Duchess of Teck, and was educated at Eton College before moving on to the Royal Military College, Sandhurst, for training as an officer. In 1904, he married Princess Alice and rose in the military ranks through his service in African campaigns and the First World War, receiving numerous honours and decorations, including elevation to the peerage as Earl of Athlone, after he had relinquished his German title of Prince of Teck in the Kingdom of Württemberg. In 1927 he was appointed as South Africa's governor-general by King George V, on the recommendation of Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin, to replace Prince Arthur of Connaught, and he occupied the viceregal post until succeeded by the 6th Earl of Clarendon in 1930. Athlone then served as Chancellor of the University of London until in 1940 he was appointed as Canada's governor general by King George VI, on the recommendation of Prime Minister of Canada William Lyon Mackenzie King, to replace the Lord Tweedsmuir, and he occupied the post until succeeded by Viscount Alexander of Tunis in 1946. Athlone proved to be instrumental in the Canadian war effort and as a host to British and American statesmen during the Second World War.After returning to the United Kingdom, Athlone sat on the organising committee for the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. He died at Kensington Palace in 1957 and was interred in the Royal Burial Ground, Frogmore.
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IMDB Wikipedia

Date Of BirthApril 14, 1874, Kensington Palace, London, United Kingdom
DiedJanuary 16, 1957, Kensington Palace, London, United Kingdom
SpousePrincess Alice, Countess of Athlone (m. 1904)
ChildrenLady May Abel Smith, Rupert Cambridge, Viscount Trematon, Prince Maurice Francis George of Teck
ParentsFrancis, Duke of Teck, Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge
SiblingsMary of Teck, Prince Francis of Teck, Adolphus Cambridge, 1st Marquess of Cambridge

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Canvas of War2000TV Movie documentaryHimself - Judges War Art Exhibition (uncredited)
Blitzkrieg1962Documentary shortHimself


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