Friedrich August II Großherzog von Oldenburg K.H.
(16.11.1852 - 24.02.1931)
place of birth:  Oldenburg 

Großherzogtum Oldenburg:  Großherzog,  General der Kavallerie


The last reigning Grand Duke of Oldenburg, Friedrich August was the eldest son of Grand Duke of Oldenburg Nikolaus Friedrich and Princess Elisabeth of Saxony-Altenburg. Friedrich August II took over upon his father's death and was considered a typical conservative supporter of Wilhelmine ideal. Like Wilhelm II, he also was deeply interested in sailing and maritime issues. He was appointed by Wilhelm II as a full admiral in the Imperial Naval, the only one from Germany's nobility to attain that rank. He served as Chef of Infanterie-Regiment Nr.91. After the Great War ended, he retired to Rastede Castle near Oldenburg, where he was laid to rest in 1931.


Großherzog  13.06.1900  -  11.11.1918

General der Kavallerie  27.01.1900

Eisernes Kreuz II  Deutsch-Französischer Krieg  1870–1871

Dienststellung Chef.d.Inf.R.70 u.91 u.d.Drag.R.19, àls d.1.Garde Drag.R., d. Marine u.d.2.SeeBn., Chef d.Russ.67.Inf.R.Tarutino


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