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Duchess Cecilie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin

1886 - 1954

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Duchess Cecilie Auguste Marie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (20 September 1886 – 6 May 1954) was the last German Crown Princess and Crown Princess of Prussia as the wife of Wilhelm, German Crown Prince, the son of Wilhelm II, German Emperor. Cecilie 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 Southern France. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Duchess Cecilie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin has received more than 477,797 page views. Her biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Duchess Cecilie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin is the 220th most popular nobleman, the 957th most popular biography from Germany (up from 1,060th in 2019) and the 26th most popular German Nobleman.

Duchess Cecile of Mecklenburg-Schwerin is most famous for being the mother of Queen Elizabeth II of England.

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Among noblemen, Duchess Cecilie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin ranks 220 out of 842Before her are Jobst of Moravia, Liliʻuokalani, Princess Deokhye, Neferirkare Kakai, Memnon of Rhodes, and Ingegerd Olofsdotter of Sweden. After her are Tupou VI, Antoine, Duke of Montpensier, Archduke John of Austria, Princess Augusta of Saxe-Gotha, William, Duke of Austria, and Alfonso II d'Este, Duke of Ferrara.

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Among people born in 1886, Duchess Cecilie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin ranks 39Before her are Michael Curtiz, Edward C. Tolman, Carl-Heinrich von Stülpnagel, Kurt Koffka, Aron Nimzowitsch, and Paul Tillich. After her are Henri Coandă, Archibald Hill, Garegin Nzhdeh, Raymond A. Spruance, Jisaburō Ozawa, and Dong Biwu. Among people deceased in 1954, Duchess Cecilie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin ranks 22Before her are Otto Diels, Andrey Vyshinsky, Machine Gun Kelly, The French Angel, Jacinto Benavente, and Claude Cahun. After her are Auguste Perret, Hannes Meyer, Charles Edward, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Martin Andersen Nexø, Charles Ives, and Léon Jouhaux.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Duchess Cecilie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin ranks 957 out of 6,142Before her are Robert Michels (1876), Herbert Gille (1897), Sophie of Württemberg (1818), Karl Abraham (1877), Erich Auerbach (1892), and Max Wolf (1863). After her are Johann Christoph Bach (1642), Julius Richard Petri (1852), Nicolaus Zinzendorf (1700), Ulay (1943), Hans von Euler-Chelpin (1873), and Friedrich Kuhlau (1786).

Among NOBLEMEN In Germany

Among noblemen born in Germany, Duchess Cecilie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin ranks 26Before her are Duchess Mathilde Ludovika in Bavaria (1843), Albrecht III Achilles, Elector of Brandenburg (1414), Maria Anna Victoria of Bavaria (1660), Landgravine Elisabeth Amalie of Hesse-Darmstadt (1635), Princess Marie of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen (1845), and Princess Auguste of Bavaria (1877). After her are Princess Augusta of Saxe-Gotha (1719), Duchess Marie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1854), Hedvig Elisabeth Charlotte of Holstein-Gottorp (1759), Princess Juliane of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld (1781), Frederick III, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp (1597), and Duchess Sophia Frederica of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1758).