Descendants of Queen Victoria (Children & Grandchildren) - (1)

Queen Victoria's

Children and Grandchildren

Quote of Queen Victoria:
Being pregnant is an occupational hazard of being a wife.

Statue of Queen Victoria in London United Kingdom

King Leopold I of Belgium had a brilliant plan to make a love match 
between his niece Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom and his 
nephew Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. 

On February 10th. 1840, Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom and
Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha married in the Chapel Royal
at St. James's Palace.

On 24 May 1819, Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom was born.
To read more on this link .

She became Queen of the United Kingdom on 20 June 1837.

On 10 February 1840 Queen Victoria married to her first cousin
Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. They had 9 children. 


1/ Victoria Adelaide Mary Louisa "Vicky"

Date of Birth: 21/11/1840
Died : 5/08/1901   
Married with: Prussian Crown Prince Frederic

File:Victoria, Princess Royal.jpg

Today in History: link

2/ Albert Edward

Date of Birth: 09/11/1841        
Died: 06/05/1910  
Married with: Alexandra of Denmark

File:Eduard VII.jpg

3/ Alice Maud Mary           

Date of Birth: 25/03/1843        
Died:  14/12/1878  
Married with: Louis IV, Grand Duke of Hesse

Today in History of September 12
is about Louis IV, Grand Duke of Hesse
and his family 

4/ Alfred Ernest Albert         

Date of Birth: 06/08/1844          
Died: 31/07/1900
Married with: Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia


5/ Helena Augusta Victoria      

Date of Birth: 25/05/1846  
Died:  09/06/1923
Prince Christian of Schleswig - Holstein - Sonderburg-Augustenburg

Today in History/ On This Day about her on this Link

6/ Louise Caroline Alberta

Date of Birth: 18/03/1848      
Died: 03/12/1939
Married with: John Douglas Sutherland Campbell,

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Today in History / On This Day on this Link

7/ Arthur William Patrick Albert      

Date of Birth: 1/05/1850          

Died: 16/01/1942
Married with: Princess Louise Margaret of Prussia

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In 1851 the Great Exhibition took place in London.
See this link. Queen Victoria and her family visited the
exhibition a few times.

8/ Leopold George Duncan Albert

Date of Birth: 7/04/1853          
Died: 28/03/1884 in Cannes (France)
Married with: Princess Helena of Waldeck and Pyrmont

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Today in History / On This day on April 7th. 1853
on this Link .

History/OnThisDay of Princess Helena of Waldeck and Pyrmont
on this Link.

9/ Beatrice Mary Victoria Feodore

Date of Birth: 14/04/1857          
Died:  26/10/1944
Married with: Prince Henry of Battenberg

Beatrice, prinses van Battenberg

 Queen Victoria died on 22 January 1901.

=>As you can see, she has some of her children survived.

=> Her eldest son sat only for 9 years on the throne.
=> All the children are married with important persons across Europe.


Queen Victoria often was called the "Grandmother of Europe". 
She had 42 grandchildren, 34 of them survived childhood and they married
to other (royal) families in Europe. 

1        Children of princess Victoria

1.1      Wilhelm 

File:Wilhelm II , The German Emperor.jpg

1.2     Charlotte

File:Laslo - Princess Charlotte of Saxe-Meiningen.jpg

1.3 Henry

I made a Today in History about him. Check this Link.

1.4      Sigismund

I made a History/ OnThisDay about him. Check this Link 

1.5       Victoria

File:Margit porosz királyi hercegnő.jpg

She married twice (no issue)
1/ Prince Adolf of Schaumburg-Lippe
2/ Alexander Zoubkof

1.6      Waldemar

File:Prince Waldemar of Prussia.jpg

I made a Today in History about him, you can check this Link 

1.7      Sophie

File:Sophia of Prussia.jpg

1.8      Margaret

File:Margit of Prussia.jpg


2          Children of Prince Albert Edward

2.1      Prince Albert Victor


He never married.

2.2      King George V


2.3      Princess Louise

File:Louise Princess Royal.jpg 

Check her story on this link

2.4      Princess Victoria

File:Pss Victoria of UK colour.jpg 

She never married and had no issue.

2.5      Princess Maud

File:1869 Maud.jpg 

2.6      Prince Alexander John

He died shortly after his birth. 

3      Children of Princess Alice

3.1      Princess Victoria

married Prince Louis of Battenberg

3.2      Princess Elisabeth 

who married Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of Russia 
They had no children

3.3      Princess Irene

married her cousin Heinrich of Prussia.

3.4      Prince Ernst Louis

3.5      Prince Friedrich

3.6      Princess Alix 

who married Tsar Nicholas II of Russia 

See also the page - Russia: House of Romanov 1917-now on
top of this blog or on next Link .

3.7      Princess Mary

4      Children of Prince Alfred

4.1 Prince Alfred

4.2      Princess Marie 
married King Ferdinand I of Romania

4.3      Princess Victoria Melita


married 1/ Ernst Ludwig of Hesse and by Rhine

married 2/ Grand Duke Cyril Vladimirovich of Russia

4.4      Princess Alexandra 
married Prince Ernst of Hohenlohe-Langenburg

4.5      a stillborn son

4.6      Princess Beatrice 
married Don Alfonso, infante of Spain

5      Children of Princess Helena

5.1      Prince Christian Victor Albert

5.2 Prince Albert

5.3 Princess Victoria Louise "Thora"

5.4 Princess Franziska "Marie Louise"

5.5 Prince Frederick Christian

5.6 a stillborn son

7      Children of Prince Arthur

7.1      Princess Margaret of Connaught


Today in History on this Link

7.2      Prince Arthur of Connaught

7.3      Princess Patricia of Connaught

8      Children of Prince Leopold

8.1      Princess Alice

Princess Alice was the daughter of Prince Leopold and
Princess Helena of Waldeck and Pyrmont, a sister of 
Emma, Queen Consort of the Netherlands.

Princess Alice was the godmother of Princess Beatrix,
Former Queen of the Netherlands. 

8.2      Prince Charles Edward

9      Children of Princess Beatrice

9.1      Alexander Mountbatten

9.2      Victoria Eugénie 
married King Alfonso XIII of Spain

9.3      Leopold Mountbatten

9.4      Prince Maurice of Battenberg

Source pictures: Wikipedia (except the statue of Queen Victoria in London)