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Arthur William Patrick Albert Connaught, duke of

Connaught, Arthur William Patrick Albert, duke of (kŏnˈôt) [key], 1850–1942, English prince; son of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, brother of Edward VII. Trained for a military career, he served in Egypt (1882) and India (1886–90) and as commander in chief in the Mediterranean (1907–9). He was (1911–16) governor-general of Canada. His son, Prince Arthur of Connaught, 1883–1938, was (1920–23) governor-general of South Africa.

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