Today in History - December 5th. 1969 - Princess Alice of Battenberg

Princess Alice of Battenberg was born on February 25th. 1885 in Windsor Castle.





Princess Alice of Battenberg - Source picture: Wikipedia


Her parents were Prince Louis of Battenberg and Princess Victoria of Hesse and by
Rhine. Princess Alice of Battenberg was a great-granddaughter of Queen Victoria
of the United Kingdom.

In 1902 (at King Edward VII's coronation) Princess Alice of Battenberg met
Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark. They married in 1903. The Royals
had 5 children together inter alia, Prince Philip (Duke of Edinburgh and husband
of Queen Elizabeth of the United Kingdom).



Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip (Duke of Edinburgh) on the coronation

Princess Alice of Battenberg died on December 5th. 1969 in Buckingham Palace.
Post a Comment