Victoria, Princess Royal (Victoria Adelaide Mary Louisa; 21 November 1840 – 5 August 1901) was German Empress and Queen of Prussia as the wife of German Emperor Frederick III. She was the eldest child of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom and Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha , and was created Princess Royal in 1841.
Victoria, in full Alexandrina Victoria, (born May 24, 1819, Kensington Palace, London, England—died January 22, 1901, Osborne, near Cowes, Isle of Wight), queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (1837–1901) and empress of India (1876–1901). She was the last of the house of Hanover and gave her name to an era, the Victorian Age.
Victoria was born at Kensington Palace, London, on 24 May 1819. She was the only daughter of Edward, Duke of Kent, fourth son of George III. Her father died shortly after her birth and she became heir to the throne because the three uncles who were ahead of her in the succession - George IV, Frederick Duke of York, and William IV - had no ...
Princess Victoria was the eldest child of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom and Prince Albert. She was also the mother of Wilhelm II, the German Emperor. She was educated by her father and grew up with a very politically liberal attitude. She was betrothed at the age of sixteen to Prince Frederick of Prussia.
After Queen Elizabeth II, Victoria is the second-longest reigning British monarch. Victoria's reign saw great cultural expansion; advances in industry, science and communications; and the...
Queen Victoria, supported by her consort Prince Albert, ruled through a period of great change. The Industrial Revolution and the expansion of the British Empire changed the world around them beyond recognition.
Victoria, Princess Royal was born on 21 November 1840 at Buckingham Palace to Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. Queen Victoria later recorded in her journal, “Just before the early hours of the morning of the 21st I felt very uncomfortable & with difficulty aroused Albert… Tried to sleep again, but by 4, I got very bad & both the doctors arrived.
The wedding dress of Victoria, Princess Royal, was worn by the eldest daughter of Queen Victoria in 1858. On 25 January 1858, a royal wedding took place that was designed to align the fortunes of Europe's two most important powers, Great Britain and Germany's chief principality, Prussia.
Victoria, Princess Royal was German Empress and Queen of Prussia by marriage to German Emperor Frederick III. She was the eldest child of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom and Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, and was created Princess Royal in 1841. She was the mother of Wilhelm II, German Emperor.
Victoria Adelaide Mary, Princess Royal (November 21, 1840–August 5, 1901) married Frederick III of Germany (1831–1888) Kaiser Wilhelm II, German Emperor (1859–1941, emperor 1888–1919), married Augusta Viktoria of Schleswig-Holstein and Hermine Reuss of Greiz. Prince Henry of Prussia (1862–1929), married Princess Irene of Hesse and by ...