Prince Christian Victor of Schleswig-Holstein
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Prince Christian Victor of Schleswig-Holstein

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Born Apr 14, 1867

Prince Christian Victor of Schleswig-Holstein GCB GCVO DSO KStJ was a member of the British Royal Family. He was the eldest son of Princess Helena, third daughter of Queen Victoria.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Prince Christian Victor of Schleswig-Holstein.

CHILDHOOD

1867 Birth Prince Christian was born on 14 April 1867, at Windsor Castle. … Read More

TEENAGE

1883 16 Years Old At Wellington he played for the college First Eleven in 1883 and was captain of the cricket team in 1885.

TWENTIES

1887 20 Years Old He was also captain of the cricket team while at Magdalen College and at Sandhurst, and made a single first-class appearance, for I Zingari against Gentlemen of England in 1887, scoring 35 and. He remains the only member of the British royal family to play cricket at such a high level. "Christle" became a British Army officer in the 60th King's Royal Rifles in 1888.

THIRTIES

1898 31 Years Old He fought under Lord Kitchener in 1898 when the British troops defeated the Dervishes at Omdurman near Khartoum and recovered the Sudan. … Read More
1899 32 Years Old From 1899 he served as a staff officer in the Second Boer War being involved the relief of Ladysmith under General Sir Redvers Buller and later was with Lord Roberts in Pretoria.
1900 33 Years Old 1 More Event
He was interred in the Pretoria cemetery on 1 November 1900. … Read More
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