Prince Arthur of Connaught to succeed in German duchy
London, March 18, 1899 - A dispatch from Nice can reveal that Prince Arthur of Connaught, only son of Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught, third son of Queen Victoria, is expected to succeed to the German duchy of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. The succession question has arisen after the untimely demise of Prince Alfred, who committed suicide. Prince Arthur was born on Jan. 13, 1883. The Duke is expected to renounce his rights in favor of his son.