Prince Maurice of the Netherlands Noble person

Prince maurice of the netherlands

Prince William Frederick Maurice Alexander Henry Charles of the Netherlands, Prince of Orange-Nassau (Dutch: Willem Frederik Maurits Alexander Hendrik Karel, Prins der Nederlanden, Prins van Oranje-Nassau), (The Hague, 15 September 1843 – The Hague, 4 June 1850), was the second son of King William III of the Netherlands and his first spouse Queen Sophie. When Prince Maurits suffered from meningitis, Queen Sophie wanted to consult another physician for a second opinion, but King William III refused and the child died.

Personal details

Date of birth
September 15th, 1843
Date of death
June 4th, 1850 at age of 6
Place of death
Noordeinde Palace


1.House of Orange-Nassau

Royal line


Kingdoms ruled

Kingdom of England

Preceded by

House of Bonaparte

Succeded by

House of Nassau-Weilburg


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