A A A Queen Victoria's Daughters
This board is about Queen Victoria's five daughters and their families: (1) Princess Victoria (Frederick III, King of Prussia) (2) Princess Alice (Louis IV…
An Uncommon Woman - The Empress Frederick: Daughter of Queen Victoria, Wife of the Crown Prince of Prussia, Mother of Kaiser Wilhelm II - by Hannah Pakula. Fascinating! History told within a personal setting, fascinating personalities showing the creation of modern Germany leading into WW1 and the forces that influenced it. A great read!
The Hessian Royal Family: Louis IV, Grand Duke of Hesse and Princess Alice of the United Kingdom with three of their seven children - Alix (Far Left) future Empress Alexandra, Elisabeth (Grand Duchess "Ella" Elizaveta Feodorovna), and Ernst. Alix was the youngest child to survive into adulthood-her younger brother died from a fall from internal bleeding-he suffered from hemophilia and her younger sister died of diphtheria.
David Mountbatten, 3rd Marquess of Milford Haven (12 May 1919--14 April 1970), 2nd child and only son of George, 2nd Marquess of Milford Haven, nee Prince George of Battenberg. David was a close friend of his cousin Prince Philip and, like him, served in the Royal Navy during WWII, receiving the Distinguished Service Cross in 1943. David married twice but had children only with his 2nd wife, Janet Bryce. (His older sister, Tatiana, was mentally unstable and never married nor had children.)
King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands, with their daughters Crown Princess Catharina-Amalia, Princess Alexia and Princess Ariane attend the annual winter photocall 2017 in the alpine ski resort of Lech on February 27, 2017 in Austria. The Dutch Royal family is the spending their winter vacation on Arlberg Ski center in the western Austrian province.
~ While the Bolsheviks exterminated as many Romanovs as they could get their hands on, many survived. When the Soviet Union fell, the Pretender to the Throne of Russia was the Grand Duke Vladimir, second cousin to the young Grand Duchesses. Now the honor passes to his daughter Maria, who married a great-grandson of Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany. Their son George, who turned 21 in 2002, is now the Heir to the Romanovs.