Duke of Mecklenburg, Prince of Wenden, Schwerin and Ratzeburg, Count of Schwerin,
Lord of the Lands of Rostock and Stargard, Hereditary Prince of Mecklenburg-
Early years in Germany
Hereditary Prince Alexander was christened into the Roman Catholic Church with the names Georg Alexander Michael Heinrich Ernst Franz Ferdinand Johannes Maria. As is traditional for the eldest son of the family he received Georg as his first Christian name. Amongst his godparents was Princess Elisabeth Christine of Isenburg, the wife of Prince Franz Alexander the first cousin of his father Duke Borwin.
Hereditary Prince Alexander grew up in the Black Forest region of the state of Baden-
Studies in Ireland
Hereditary Prince Alexander’s secondary schooling took place at Wilson's Hospital School in the Republic of Ireland. After leaving Wilson’s he remained in Ireland to attend LIT Tipperary where he studied for an environmental management degree, graduating in June 2018.
Outside of his studies Hereditary Prince Alexander’s interests included playing rugby, hunting, fishing and kayaking.
With the end of his studies Hereditary Prince Alexander has remained in Ireland where he has taken on a job carrying out laboratory research for the state owned forestry company Coillte.
Hereditary Prince Alexander has been heir apparent to the headship of the House of
When his his work commitments permit Hereditary Prince Alexander has represented the Grand Ducal House at various events. He has also made a number of visits to the United States of America.