Eugen Johann Prinz v. Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen D.
(25.06.1843 - 02.12.1904)
place of birth: Schloss
KG, General der Cavallerie
Prussian cavalry officer Prince Friedrich (also: Frederick)
was the son of Karl Anton von Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen and
thus the brother of King Carol I of Romania. Friedrich married Princess
Louisa von Thurn und Taxis in 1879 but had no children. Upon entering
military service, he took part in the Danish War of 1864, as well as
the Austro-Prussian War of 1866. As a Rittmeister
in the 1.Garde Dragoner Regiment, Friedrich then went into the Franco-Prussian
War of 1870-71, where he merited the Iron Cross 2nd Class.
At the height of his military career, Prince Friedrich commanded III.
Army Corps headquartered in Berlin from 1893 to 1896. He died in Munich
in 1904 and was interred at Erlöserkirche in Sigmaringen-Hedingen.