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Cecilia Bowes-Lyon, Countess of Strathmore and Kinghorne

1862 - 1938

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Cecilia Nina Bowes-Lyon, Countess of Strathmore and Kinghorne (née Cavendish-Bentinck; 11 September 1862 – 23 June 1938) was the mother of Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, and maternal grandmother and godmother of Queen Elizabeth II. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cecilia Bowes-Lyon, Countess of Strathmore and Kinghorne has received more than 1,338,105 page views. Her biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Cecilia Bowes-Lyon, Countess of Strathmore and Kinghorne is the 187th most popular companion (up from 206th in 2019), the 586th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 636th in 2019) and the 20th most popular British Companion.

Cecilia Bowes-Lyon, Countess of Strathmore and Kinghorne, was the mother of Queen Elizabeth II. She was born in 1900 to Claude Bowes-Lyon, 14th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne, and Cecilia Cavendish-Bentinck. After marrying John Albert Edward, Lord Glamis, in 1922, she became known as the Countess of Strathmore and Kinghorne.

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Among companions, Cecilia Bowes-Lyon, Countess of Strathmore and Kinghorne ranks 187 out of 673Before her are Arsinoe II, Princess Charlotte of Prussia, Abigail, Matilda of Ringelheim, Maria Theresa of Austria, and Constance of Aragon. After her are Meritamen, Joanna la Beltraneja, Augusta of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, Faustina the Elder, Philippa of Lancaster, and Sophia Charlotte of Hanover.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1862, Cecilia Bowes-Lyon, Countess of Strathmore and Kinghorne ranks 20Before her are Niko Pirosmani, Joseph Merrick, J. Bruce Ismay, Hilma af Klint, Louis Barthou, and Helene Schjerfbeck. After her are Nikolai Yudenich, Henri Pirenne, Emilio Salgari, Daniel Swarovski, Gustav Ritter von Kahr, and Prince Henry of Prussia. Among people deceased in 1938, Cecilia Bowes-Lyon, Countess of Strathmore and Kinghorne ranks 27Before her are Grand Duke Kirill Vladimirovich of Russia, Thomas Wolfe, Maud of Wales, Osip Mandelstam, Vasily Blyukher, and Christian Lous Lange. After her are Bruno Taut, Franz I, Prince of Liechtenstein, Lev Shestov, Nikolai Kondratiev, Feodor Chaliapin, and Otto Bauer.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Cecilia Bowes-Lyon, Countess of Strathmore and Kinghorne ranks 586 out of 7,765Before her are Gerard Butler (1969), John Edward Gray (1800), Catherine Zeta-Jones (1969), Kenneth MacAlpin (810), Sean Bean (1959), and Cyril Norman Hinshelwood (1897). After her are Denis Law (1940), A. J. Cronin (1896), Ian Stewart (1938), John Harvard (1607), Aubrey Beardsley (1872), and Peter Greenaway (1942).

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