Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

  • The fatal illness of Prince Albert

    Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, husband and prince consort of Queen Victoria, died on December 14, 1861, leaving his adoring wife in such a state of dejection that she avoided public appearances for years and wore black for the rest of her life. Statues erected in various cities of the sprawling British empire often bore the…