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Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester

1901 - 2004

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Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester, (born Lady 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 2,432,003 page views. Her biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester is the 83rd most popular companion (down from 82nd in 2019), the 271st most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 304th in 2019) and the 13th most popular Companion.

Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester is most famous for being the daughter of King George V and Queen Mary. She was also the first cousin of Queen Elizabeth II. Princess Alice was born on May 25, 1883 and died on February 12, 1969.

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Among COMPANIONS

Among companions, Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester ranks 83 out of 673Before her are Hecuba, Astrid of Sweden, Gülfem Hatun, Dinah, Mary of Teck, and Yakov Dzhugashvili. After her are Soraya Esfandiary-Bakhtiary, Carlota of Mexico, Margaret of Austria, Queen of Spain, Hortense de Beauharnais, Queen Anne-Marie of Greece, and Mordred.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1901, Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester ranks 23Before her are Gary Cooper, Alberto Giacometti, Paul of Greece, Vittorio De Sica, André Malraux, and Princess Märtha of Sweden. After her are Joaquín Rodrigo, Margaret Mead, Jean Dubuffet, Simon Kuznets, Max Euwe, and Andrey Vlasov. Among people deceased in 2004, Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester ranks 12Before her are Juliana of the Netherlands, Francis Crick, Christopher Reeve, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Françoise Sagan, and Czesław Miłosz. After her are Susan Sontag, Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, Peter Ustinov, Ahmed Yassin, Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, and Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester ranks 271 out of 7,765Before her are Andrew Carnegie (1835), David Lloyd George (1863), John Constable (1776), Jeremy Irons (1948), George Everest (1790), and Mary of Teck (1867). After her are Nicholas Winton (1909), John Keats (1795), Jane Goodall (1934), Benjamin Britten (1913), Jocelyn Bell Burnell (1943), and Peter Higgs (1929).

Among COMPANIONS In United Kingdom

Among companions born in United Kingdom, Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester ranks 13Before her are Elizabeth Woodville (1437), Mary Boleyn (1499), Mary Tudor, Queen of France (1496), Princess Helena of the United Kingdom (1846), Margaret Tudor (1489), and Mary of Teck (1867). After her are Mordred (null), Anne Hathaway (1556), Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg (1887), Princess Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine (1863), Maud of Wales (1869), and Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll (1848).