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July 17, 1917

On July 17, 1917 King George V, King of England decided it would be a good idea to change his family’s last name. It was Saxe-Coburg-Gotha and extremely German, and since England was currently at war with Germany and its … Continue reading

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February 10, 1840

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1840, Queen Victoria married her first cousin, Prince Albert of Saxe Coburg-Gotha. Queen Victoria was a carrier of the hemophilia gene, from which the ‘bleeding’ disease appeared among a number of the nine children … Continue reading

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