Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester

1901 - 2004

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Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester, (born Alice Christabel Montagu Douglas Scott; 25 December 1901 – 29 October 2004) was the wife of Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester, the third son of King George V and Queen Mary. She was the mother of Prince William of Gloucester and Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester. The daughter of the 7th Duke of Buccleuch, Scotland's largest landowner, she became by marriage a princess of the United Kingdom, and a sister-in-law to Edward VIII and George VI. She was thus an aunt by marriage to Elizabeth II. Princess Alice was extremely well travelled, both before and after her marriage. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester has received more than 1,786,208 page views. Her biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester is the 82nd most popular companion (up from 89th in 2019), the 305th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 324th in 2019) and the 15th most popular British Companion.

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Among companions, Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester ranks 82 out of 687. Before her are Isabella of Aragon, Queen of Portugal, Abbas ibn Abd al-Muttalib, Mary of Teck, Alexandra Feodorovna, Catherine of Austria, Queen of Portugal, and Hecuba. After her are Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Yakov Dzhugashvili, Margaret of Austria, Queen of Spain, Soraya Esfandiary-Bakhtiary, Isabella of Austria, and Maria Feodorovna.

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Among people born in 1901, Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester ranks 25Before her are Ngo Dinh Diem, Vittorio De Sica, André Malraux, Princess Märtha of Sweden, Margaret Mead, and Joaquín Rodrigo. After her are Max Euwe, Simon Kuznets, Andrey Vlasov, Milton H. Erickson, Ernest Lawrence, and Ricardo Zamora. Among people deceased in 2004, Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester ranks 12Before her are Juliana of the Netherlands, Francis Crick, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Peter Ustinov, Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, and Czesław Miłosz. After her are Françoise Sagan, Janet Leigh, Christopher Reeve, Ahmed Yassin, Susan Sontag, and Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester ranks 305 out of 6,924. Before her are Oswald Mosley (1896), Jane Goodall (1934), Richard Trevithick (1771), Jacqueline Bisset (1944), Syd Barrett (1946), and Joseph Merrick (1862). After her are G. H. Hardy (1877), Patrick Stewart (1940), Jeremy Irons (1948), Eadweard Muybridge (1830), Ken Miles (1918), and Angela Lansbury (1925).

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Among companions born in United Kingdom, Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester ranks 15Before her are Catherine Howard (1523), Catherine Parr (1512), Mordred (null), Mary Tudor, Queen of France (1496), Margaret Tudor (1489), and Mary of Teck (1867). After her are Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg (1887), Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Bohemia (1596), Maud of Wales (1869), Princess Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine (1863), Amélie of Orléans (1865), and Cecilia Bowes-Lyon, Countess of Strathmore and Kinghorne (1862).