Profile of Prince Albert
Albert was the son of Ernst, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha in Germany… Victoria and Albert had nine children; their son Albert (b. 1841) became King Edward VII after Victoria’s death in 1901… The cause of Prince Albert’s death is unclear; physicians at the time diagnosed typhoid, but later scholars suggested the cause was a stomach ailment like cancer… Albert’s name is given to the Royal Albert Hall in London, as well as the Victoria and Albert Museum… A 20th-century pipe tobacco was named for Prince Albert; the tobacco was sold in tins, leading later to the humorous question, “Do you have Prince Albert in a can?”… A modern-day royal Albert is Prince Albert of Monaco.
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