Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin

1879 - 1952

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Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (24 December 1879 – 28 December 1952) was Queen of Denmark from 1912 to 1947, as well Queen of Iceland from 1918 to 1944 as the spouse of King Christian X. She was the paternal grandmother of the current reigning Queen of Denmark, Margrethe II. 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 299,967 page views. Her biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin is the 142nd most popular companion (up from 180th in 2019), the 526th most popular biography from Germany (up from 638th in 2019) and the 20th 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 142 out of 687Before her are Mumtaz Mahal, Malhun Hatun, Maria Luisa of Savoy, Sophia Dorothea of Hanover, Albert VII, Archduke of Austria, and Gorgo, Queen of Sparta. After her are Maria Eleonora of Brandenburg, Anne of Foix-Candale, Catherine of Valois, Joanna of Bourbon, Caroline Augusta of Bavaria, and Anne of Austria, Queen of Poland.

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Among people born in 1879, Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin ranks 17Before her are Owen Willans Richardson, Alma Mahler, Francis Picabia, Ottorino Respighi, Symon Petliura, and Milutin Milanković. After her are Hans Luther, Ramana Maharshi, Johannes Nicolaus Brønsted, Fritz Haarmann, Rudolf von Laban, and E. M. Forster. Among people deceased in 1952, Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin ranks 15Before her are Wilm Hosenfeld, Benedetto Croce, Karen Horney, Walter Schellenberg, Sven Hedin, and Elena of Montenegro. After her are Hattie McDaniel, Jürgen Stroop, Khorloogiin Choibalsan, Vittorio Emanuele Orlando, Paramahansa Yogananda, and Ferenc Molnár.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin ranks 526 out of 5,289Before her are Walther Rathenau (1867), Alexander Grothendieck (1928), Hans Fischer (1881), Victoria of Baden (1862), August Wilhelm Schlegel (1767), and Johann Rudolf Glauber (1604). After her are Princess Victoria Louise of Prussia (1892), Hans von Bülow (1830), Adolf Windaus (1876), Adolf Galland (1912), Erwin Panofsky (1892), and Georg Büchner (1813).

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Among companions born in Germany, Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin ranks 20Before her are Frederica of Hanover (1917), Maria Anna of Neuburg (1667), Maria Amalia of Saxony (1724), Louise of Hesse-Kassel (1817), Caroline of Baden (1776), and Sophia Dorothea of Hanover (1687). After her are Caroline Augusta of Bavaria (1792), Sophia of Nassau (1836), Cunigunde of Luxembourg (978), Eleanor of Austria, Queen of Poland (1653), Elizabeth Alexeievna (1779), and Augusta of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach (1811).