Prince Maurice of the Netherlands

Prince Maurice
Prince of the Netherlands
Prince of Orange-Nassau
Prince Maurice of the Netherlands (left) with his brother Prince William.
House House of Orange-Nassau
Father William III of the Netherlands
Mother Sophie of Württemberg
Born 15 September 1843(1843-09-15)
Died 4 June 1850 (aged 6)

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.

Title

His Royal Highness Prince Maurice of the Netherlands, Prince of Orange-Nassau (1843–1850)

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