Portrait of the Prince Friedrich of Hesse and by Rhine , son of the Princess Alice of the United Kingdom, one of the daughters of Queen Victoria,... Princess Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine , circa 1920.
Born on August 6, 1844, Victoria and Albert’s fourth child Prince Alfred was second in line to the throne until 1864, when his older brother Edward (Bertie) started having children. When he was twelve years old, Alfred entered the Navy, passing his exams and getting a position as mid-shipman at the age of fourteen.
Early life. Louis was born at the Prinz-Karl-Palais in Darmstadt, the capital of the Grand Duchy of Hesse and by Rhine in the German Confederation, the first son and child of Prince Charles of Hesse and by Rhine (23 April 1809 – 20 March 1877) and Princess Elisabeth of Prussia (18 June 1815 – 21 March 1885), granddaughter of King Frederick William II of Prussia.
The couple had their first child, a daughter named Olga, in 1895. Her son, Nicholas II of Russia, married Alix of Hesse and by Rhine, yet another granddaughter of Queen Victoria, on 26 November 1894, and she became empress-consort as Alexandra Feodorovna. Their kinship simply snapped, like cotton threads, as the storm of war broke over their heads.
Hesse and by Rhine; Louis IV; Children Victoria, Marchioness of Milford Haven Grand Duchess Elizaveta Feodorovna of Russia Irene, Princess Heinrich of Prussia Ernest Louis Prince Friedrich Alexandra Feodorovna, Empress of Russia Princess Marie
Princess Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine, later Victoria Mountbatten, Marchioness of Milford Haven (Victoria Alberta Elisabeth Mathilde Marie; 5 April 1863 – 24 September 1950) was the eldest daughter of Louis IV, Grand Duke of Hesse and by Rhine (1837–1892), and his first wife Princess Alice of the United Kingdom (1843–1878), daughter of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg ...
Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria; 24 May 1819 – 22 January 1901) was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 1837 to 1901. She was born to a German princess and an English prince. She became Queen of the United Kingdom Great Britain at the age of 18 after her uncle King William IV died. She inherited the throne because her ...
Princess Elisabeth of Hesse and by Rhine's grand nieces and grand nephews: Princess Elisabeth of Hesse and by Rhine's great nephew is Prince Philip Kirill Of Prussia Princess Elisabeth of Hesse and by Rhine's great nephew is Prince Friedrich Wilhelm Of Prussia Princess Elisabeth of Hesse and by Rhine's great niece is Princess Viktoria-Luise Of Prussia Princess Elisabeth of Hesse and by Rhine's ...
Label. Description. Also known as. English. Princess Elisabeth of Hesse and by Rhine. German princess, Russian Grand Duchess, and canonized Holy Martyr; elder sister of Alexandra Feodorovna. Elisabeth Alexandra Louise Alice Prinzessin von Hessen und bei Rhein. Grand Duchess Elizabeth Feodorovna of Russia. Holy Martyr Elizabeth Feodorovna.
Prince Francis Joseph of Battenberg GCVO, KCB ( German: Franz Joseph; 24 September 1861 – 31 July 1924) was the fourth and youngest son and child of Prince Alexander of Hesse and by Rhine and his morganatic wife Julia, Princess of Battenberg.