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Albert and Prussia
* Albert I, Duke of Prussia ( 1490 1568 ), first Duke of Prussia
Albert's titles ( on his proclamation of 1561 in Königsberg ) were: Albert the Elder, Margrave of Brandenburg in Prussia, Stettin in Pomerania, Duke of the Kashubians, and Wends, Burgrave of Nuremberg, and Count of Rügen etc ..
Albert was chosen as his successor early in 1511 in the hope that his relationship to his maternal uncle, Sigismund I the Old, Grand Duke of Lithuania and King of Poland, would facilitate a settlement of the disputes over eastern Prussia, which had been held by the Order under Polish suzerainty since the Second Peace of Thorn ( 1466 ).
Prussian Homage ( painting ) | Prussian Homage: Albert and his brothers receive the Duchy of Prussia as a fief from Polish King Sigismund I the Old, 1525.
After some delay Sigismund assented to the offer, with the provision that Prussia should be treated as a Polish fiefdom ; and after this arrangement had been confirmed by a treaty concluded at Kraków, Albert pledged a personal oath to Sigismund I and was invested with the duchy for himself and his heirs on 10 February 1525.
Summoned before the imperial court of justice, Albert refused to appear and was proscribed, while the Order elected a new Grand Master, Walter von Cronberg, who received Prussia as a fief at the imperial Diet of Augsburg.
Albert also paid for the printing of the Astronomical " Prutenic Tables " compiled by Erasmus Reinhold and the first maps of Prussia by Caspar Hennenberger.
Albert of Prussia, Painting by Lucas Cranach the Elder, dated 1528
Although Albert has received relatively little recognition in German history, his dissolution of the Teutonic State caused the founding of the Duchy of Prussia ( and also the Hohenzollern dynasty ), which would eventually become arguably the most powerful German state and instrumental in uniting the whole of Germany.
* 1929 Prince Albert Wilhelm Heinrich of Prussia ( b. 1862 )
# REDIRECT Albert, Duke in Prussia
Albert Frederick (, ; 7 May 1553 Königsberg 28 August 1618 Fischhausen ) was duke of Prussia from 1568 until his death.
He was a son of Albert of Prussia and Anna Marie of Brunswick-Lüneburg.
Albert became Duke of Prussia after paying feudal homage to the King of Poland, Zygmunt August ( Ducal Prussia was a fief of Poland ), on July 19, 1569 in Lublin.
As the great grandson of the Polish king Casimir IV Jagiellon, and as a Duke in Prussia who was fluent in Polish, Albert Frederick was seriously considered for a time as a possible candidate for the Polish throne.
The latter became Duke of Prussia after Albert Frederick's death in 1618.
# Albert Frederick of Prussia ( 1 June 8 October 1580 ).
* Albert of Prussia, Grand Master of the Teutonic Order and the first duke of Prussia.
When the Austro-Prussian War broke out in 1866, Albert then Crown Prince ( German: Kronprinz ), took up the command of the Saxon forces opposing the Prussian Army of Prince Frederick Charles of Prussia.
# Albert of Prussia ( 17 May 1490, Ansbach 20 March 1568, Castle Tapiau ), Grand Master of the Teutonic Order and later first Duke of Prussia.

Albert and (;
Albert Camus (; 7 November 1913 4 January 1960 ) was an algerian born author, journalist, and philosopher.
Albert the Bear (; c. 1100 18 November 1170 ) was the first Margrave of Brandenburg ( as Albert I ) from 1157 to his death and was briefly Duke of Saxony between 1138 and 1142.
# John Albert (; 25 May 1612 22 December 1634 )
( Karl Albert ) Bertel Thorvaldsen (; ca.
Albert François Lebrun (; 1871 1950 )
Albert William " Al " Kaline (; born December 19, 1934 in Baltimore, Maryland ) is a former Major League Baseball right fielder.
The Prussian Homage or Tribute (; ) was the formal investment of Albert of Prussia as duke of the Polish fief of Ducal Prussia.
The Gothic Line (; ) formed Field Marshal Albert Kesselring's last major line of defence in the final stages of World War II along the summits of the Apennines during the fighting retreat of German forces in Italy against the Allied Armies in Italy commanded by General Sir Harold Alexander.
Albert Habib Hourani (; March 31, 1915 January 17, 1993 ) was a British-Lebanese historian, specializing in the Middle East.
Albert Fred " Red " Schoendienst (; born February 2, 1923 ) is an American Major League Baseball coach, former player and manager, and 10-time All-star.
Albert of Riga or Albert of Livonia (; ; c. 1165 in Bexhövede, a part of Loxstedt 17 January 1229 in Riga ) was the third Bishop of Riga in Livonia.
Albert Memmi (; born December 15, 1920 ) is a Tunisian Jewish writer and essayist who migrated to France.
Albert Reichmann (; born 1929 ) is a Canadian businessman.
Albert VI of Bavaria (; 26 February 1584 5 July 1666 ) son of William V, Duke of Bavaria and Renata of Lorraine, born and died in Munich.
Albert Speer (; born 29 July 1934 in Berlin ) is a German architect and urban planner.
Richard Albert " Dick " Vermeil (; born October 30, 1936 ) is a former American head coach for the National Football League's Philadelphia Eagles ( 1976 1982 ), St. Louis Rams ( 1997 1999 ) and Kansas City Chiefs ( 2001 2005 ).
Albert Lamorisse (; 13 January 1922 2 June 1970 ) was a French filmmaker, film producer, and writer, who is best known for his award winning short films which he began making in the late 1940s, and also for inventing the famous strategic board game Risk in 1957.
Albert Nikolayevich Shiryaev (; born October 12, 1934 ) is a Soviet and Russian mathematician.

Albert and 17
# John Albert ( 20 September 1499, Ansbach 17 May 1550, Halle ), Archbishop of Magdeburg from 1545 to 1550.
On April 17, 2002, shortly after calling a game between the Indiana Pacers and Philadelphia 76ers on TNT, both Albert and color analyst Mike Fratello were injured in a limo accident in Trenton, New Jersey.
For the next 17 years, he was known as HRH Prince Albert.
* March 17 Albert Einstein publishes his paper On a heuristic viewpoint concerning the production and transformation of light, in which he explains the photoelectric effect using the notion of light quanta.
* November 17 Albert Bertelsen, Danish artist
* February 17 Albert Johnson, The mysterious Mad Trapper of Rat River is surrounded by RCMP officers on the Eagle River and killed after a 49 day manhunt through the Yukon Territory
* October 17 Albert Einstein arrives in the United States as a refugee from Nazi Germany ; he accepts a position at Princeton University.
* February 17 King Albert I of Belgium ( b. 1875 )
* January 17 Daniel Albert Wyttenbach, academic ( b. 1746 )
* January 17 Albert of Buxhoeveden, German soldier
* June 17 John I Albert of Poland ( b. 1459 )
On March 17, 2010, Albert Abdrakhimov found both the lander and the rover in Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter image M114185541RC.
On March 17, 2010, Albert Abdrakhimov found both the lander and the rover in Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter image M114185541RC.
George was only 17 months younger than Albert Victor, and the two princes were educated together.
* Democrats: 49 17 ( four Southern Democrats voted in favor: Albert Gore, Sr., Ross Bass, George Smathers and Ralph Yarborough ).
On December 17, 1909, Leopold II died at Laeken, and the Belgian crown passed to Albert, the son of Leopold's brother, Philip, Count of Flanders.
Albert I ( April 8, 1875 February 17, 1934 ) reigned as King of the Belgians from 1909 through 1934.
Albert Nwazu Okonkwo, a Mid-Western Igbo medical officer, was installed by Emeka Odumegwu Ojukwu as Biafran Military Administrator of the territory ( 17 August 1967-19 September 1967 ).
For instance, on 17 May 1926, in a public letter, Albert stated he had faith in the Henri Jaspar government, before the Parliament passed a vote of confidence in this government.
However, the original version as written by Dvořák has been championed by conductor Denis Vaughan, who performed it for the first time on 17 May 2005 with the London Philharmonic Orchestra at the Royal Albert Hall, London.
These include the Box Forest Circuit ( 10. 9 km or 4 hours return from O ' Reilly's ), Toolona Creek Circuit ( 17. 4 km or 6 hours return ), and the Albert River Circuit ( 20. 6 km or 7 hours return to O ' Reilly's ) to name some of the best known.
Albert Leroy David ( July 18, 1902 September 17, 1945 ) was an officer in the United States Navy during World War II and a recipient of the Medal of Honor.
Albert Stubbins ( 17 July 1919 28 December 2002 ) was an English footballer.

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