Alfred
(1844-1900)

Died aged 55

Alfred (Alfred Ernest Albert; 6 August 1844 – 30 July 1900) reigned as Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha from 1893 to 1900. He was the second son and fourth child of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom and Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. He was known as the Duke of Edinburgh from 1866 until he succeeded his paternal uncle Ernest II as the reigning Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha in the German Empire.

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Alfred Lane Originally known as Hablutzel Lane, was renamed after the Royal Alfred Lodge of Freemasons which was then situated on the upper left hand side. Prince Alfred, second son of Queen Victoria visited Simon's Town in 1860 as midshipman on HMS Euryalus and in 1867 as Captain of HMS Galatea The Nooral Islam mosque founded 1878 and rebuilt in 1926 is situated at the top of Alfred Lane

Alfred Lane, Simon's Town, South Africa where he visited