|Birth Day||August 26, 1819|
|Age||200 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Dec 14, 1861 (age 42)|
Prince Consort who married Queen Victoria, his first cousin, in 1840. He was instrumental in the organization of the Great Exhibition of 1851 and was actively involved in a number of progressive causes, including the abolition of slavery.
He was elected Chancellor of the University of Cambridge in 1847 and used his position to expand school curricula to include subjects like science and modern history.
He was the second son born to Ernest III, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld and Louise of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg. He had a total of nine children with Queen Victoria.