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(Biography) the ruling house of the former German duchy of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha (until 1918) and the name of the British royal family (1901–17) through Prince Albert


(ˈsæksˈkoʊ bɜrgˈgoʊ θə)

1. a member of the present British royal family, from the establishment of the house in 1901 until 1917 when the family name was changed to Windsor.
2. Albert Francis Charles Augustus Emanuel, Prince of, Albert, Prince.
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Noun1.Saxe-Coburg-Gotha - the name of the royal family that ruled Great Britain from 1901-1917Saxe-Coburg-Gotha - the name of the royal family that ruled Great Britain from 1901-1917; the name was changed to Windsor in 1917 in response to anti-German feelings in World War I
dynasty - a sequence of powerful leaders in the same family
royal family, royal house, royal line, royalty - royal persons collectively; "the wedding was attended by royalty"
Albert Edward, Edward VII, Edward - King of England from 1901 to 1910; son of Victoria and Prince Albert; famous for his elegant sporting ways (1841-1910)
George V, George - King of Great Britain and Ireland and emperor of India from 1910 to 1936; gave up his German title in 1917 during World War I (1865-1936)
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The royal house used to be "( Saxe-Coburg-Gotha ," while the surname they possessed was "Wettin." The former reflects the name of the German dynasty since Queen Victoria's husband Albert was a prince there.
1917: The British Royal Family adopted the name House of Windsor in place of House of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha.
1917: King George V dropped the German titles from the royal family, and Saxe-Coburg-Gotha became Windsor.
During whose reign was the name Saxe-Coburg-Gotha changed to Windsor?
| 1840: Queen Victoria married Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha.
The First Ladies of the Philippines, and even the US--Nancy Reagan, Pat Nixon, Betty Ford--as well as Queen Sirikit of Thailand, Queen Margarita Saxe-Coburg-Gotha of Bulgaria, Queen Sophia of Greece, Princess Margaret of Britain, Princess Suga of Japan, and other notable women in history wore his original Maria Clara masterpieces, brandished with elaborate beadwork and flawless embroidery.
The Minister of Public Affairs, Nikolina Angelova, stressed that it was not only in Sofia but also in the resorts.Agreements in the field of air and maritime transport are also being prepared.Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha is also a guest of honor.
Which Royal House was called Saxe-Coburg-Gotha until 1917?
The German name Saxe-Coburg-Gotha came to the family in 1840 with the marriage of Queen Victoria to Prince Albert.
A member of the royal house of Belgium, formerly known as the Saxe-Coburg-Gotha house, he is related to several other members of European royalty, including King Harald V of Norway, who is his first cousin.
1917:Amid anti-German feeling in World War I, the British Royal Family adopted the name House of Windsor in place of House of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha. 1945: The Potsdam Conference began with world leaders Truman, Stalin and Churchill planning for the future peace at the end of the Second World War.
PERHAPS the clique of unenlightened, obsessive, overt supporters of the monarchy should recall that, in 1917, due to anti-German sentiment, George V - being at the head of a family with distinctive German heritage - replaced the distinctive German-sounding House of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha with the common or garden House of Windsor.