Full name: Tassilo Wilhelm Humbert Leopold Friedrich Karl von PreuÃen
Born: April 6, 1893 in Klein-Glienicke, Brandenburg, Germany
Died: April 6, 1917 in Saint-Ãtienne-du-Rouvray, Seine-Maritime, France
Title: Prince of Prussia
Affiliations: Berliner SC, Berlin (GER)
Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)
Prince Frederick Charles was the son of Prince Friedrich Leopold von PreuÃen and the grandson of Prince Friedrich Karl von PreuÃen, also the nephew of Kaiser Wilhelm I von PreuÃen. He was the first athlete from the royal house of Hohenzollern to take part in the Olympic Games and in 1917 died on his 24th birthday during World War I at Saint-Ãtienne-du-Rouvray, dying in an Australian hospital. His plane âAlbatros D1â was shot down by Australian troops of 32 Squadron Royal Flying Corps. After crash landing, he tried to run to reach his own lines, but was shot and died seven days later.
In 1912 at Stockholm Prince von PreuÃen won the bronze medal with the German show jumping team and placed 18th in the individual competition. Formerly he played football with the SCC Berlin and was an active track athlete coached by [Al Kraenzlein]. Prince von PreuÃen took part in the Stafetten-Wettlauf Potsdam-Berlin several times and achieved several âGerman Officer Recordsâ.
|1912 Summer||19||Stockholm||Equestrianism||Men's Jumping, Individual||Germany||GER||18T|
|1912 Summer||19||Stockholm||Equestrianism||Men's Jumping, Team||Germany||GER||3||Bronze||non-scoring|
|1912 Summer||19||Stockholm||Equestrianism||Germany||Gibson Boy||Final Standings||18T||174||3:25.0|
|1912 Summer||19||Stockholm||Equestrianism||Germany||GER||Gibson Boy||Final Standings||3||non-scoring||166||0/24||3:23.0|