Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin

1879 - 1952

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Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (Alexandrine Auguste; 24 December 1879 – 28 December 1952) was Queen of Denmark from 1912 to 1947, as well as Queen of Iceland from 1918 to 1944 as the spouse of King Christian X. Alexandrine was a daughter of Frederick Francis III, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin and Grand Duchess Anastasia Mikhailovna of Russia. She was brought up with simplicity, and her early life was peripatetic, spending summers in Mecklenburg and the rest of the year in the south of France. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin has received more than 451,028 page views. Her biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin is the 121st most popular companion (up from 149th in 2019), the 497th most popular biography from Germany (up from 591st in 2019) and the 19th most popular German Companion.

The alexandrine of mecklenburg-schwerin is most famous for being the only surviving member of the house of mecklenburg-schwerin.

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Among companions, Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin ranks 121 out of 784Before her are Maria Anna of Neuburg, Louise of Hesse-Kassel, Marie Adélaïde of Savoy, Anne of Bohemia and Hungary, Sophia of Nassau, and Julie Clary. After her are Carlota of Mexico, Maria Feodorovna, Marie of Anjou, Berengaria of Navarre, Mordred, and Mumtaz Mahal.

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Among people born in 1879, Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin ranks 18Before her are Alma Mahler, Owen Willans Richardson, Symon Petliura, Milutin Milanković, Hans Luther, and Rudolf von Laban. After her are Ottorino Respighi, Johannes Nicolaus Brønsted, Ramana Maharshi, Shunroku Hata, Sarojini Naidu, and Francis Peyton Rous. Among people deceased in 1952, Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin ranks 16Before her are Karen Horney, Sveinn Björnsson, Benedetto Croce, Elena of Montenegro, Vittorio Emanuele Orlando, and Sven Hedin. After her are Walter Schellenberg, Khorloogiin Choibalsan, Kiichiro Toyoda, Ferenc Molnár, Paramahansa Yogananda, and Hattie McDaniel.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin ranks 497 out of 7,253Before her are Sophia of Nassau (1836), Jean Paul (1763), Hans Eysenck (1916), Samuel von Pufendorf (1632), Pope Victor II (1018), and Fritz Todt (1891). After her are Lothair II, Holy Roman Emperor (1075), Lucas Cranach the Younger (1515), Maximilian von Weichs (1881), Princess Sibylla of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1908), Oskar Dirlewanger (1895), and Duchess Sophie Charlotte in Bavaria (1847).

Among COMPANIONS In Germany

Among companions born in Germany, Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin ranks 19Before her are Frederica of Hanover (1917), Louise of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1776), Maria Amalia of Saxony (1724), Maria Anna of Neuburg (1667), Louise of Hesse-Kassel (1817), and Sophia of Nassau (1836). After her are Emma of Waldeck and Pyrmont (1858), Princess Charlotte of Prussia (1860), Caroline of Baden (1776), Cunigunde of Luxembourg (978), Caroline Augusta of Bavaria (1792), and Augusta of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach (1811).