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Leopold Friedrich Eduard Karl Alexander Duke of Anhalt
(19.8.1856 - 21.4.1918)
place of birth:  Dessau, Herzogtum Anhalt 


H
e was the son of Friedrich I. von Anhalt-Dessau
and Princess Antoinette von Sachsen-Altenburg. Coming from the House of Ascania, he ruled as Duke of Anhalt from 1904 until his death in April of 1918. His brother Eduard succeeded him as Duke until he died in September 1918, after which their youngest brother Aribert continued ruling until his abdication in November 1918. Friedrich II was married to Princess Marie von Baden, brother of Reichs Chancellor Max von Baden.









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