Friedrich Eugen Johann Prinz v. Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen D.
(25.06.1843 - 02.12.1904)
place of birth:  Schloss Inzigkofen, Württemberg
Königreich Preußen:  Prinz,  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.


General der Cavallerie  28.08.1894

Eisernes Kreuz II  Deutsch-Französischer Krieg  1870–1871