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Princess Elisabeth of Hesse and by Rhine

1864 - 1918

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Princess Elisabeth of Hesse and by Rhine, later Grand Duchess Elizabeth Feodorovna of Russia (Russian: Елизавета Фёдоровна Романова, romanized: Yelizaveta Fyodorovna Romanova, Elizabeth Feodorovna Romanova; canonised as Holy Martyr Elizabeth Feodorovna; 1 November 1864 – 18 July 1918) was a German Hessian and Rhenish princess of the House of Hesse-Darmstadt, and the wife of Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of Russia, the fifth son of Emperor Alexander II of Russia and Princess Marie of Hesse and by Rhine. She was also a maternal great-aunt of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, the consort of Queen Elizabeth II. A granddaughter of Queen Victoria and an older sister of Alexandra, the last Russian Empress, Elisabeth became famous in Russian society for her beauty and charitable works among the poor. After the Socialist Revolutionary Party's Combat Organization assassinated her husband with a bomb in 1905, Elisabeth publicly forgave Sergei's murderer, Ivan Kalyayev, and campaigned without success for him to be pardoned. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Princess Elisabeth of Hesse and by Rhine has received more than 5,491 page views. Her biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Princess Elisabeth of Hesse and by Rhine is the 92nd most popular nobleman (up from 95th in 2019), the 428th most popular biography from Germany (down from 421st in 2019) and the 7th most popular German Nobleman.

Princess Elisabeth of Hesse and by Rhine is most famous for being the mother of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, who is the husband of Queen Elizabeth II.

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Among NOBLEMEN

Among noblemen, Princess Elisabeth of Hesse and by Rhine ranks 92 out of 843Before her are Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, Amadeus VIII, Duke of Savoy, William IX, Duke of Aquitaine, Duchess Helene in Bavaria, Princess Alice of Battenberg, and Élisabeth Charlotte d'Orléans. After her are John of Gaunt, Maria Goretti, Princess Margaret of Connaught, Anne, Princess Royal, Duke Maximilian Joseph in Bavaria, and Haakon VI of Norway.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1864, Princess Elisabeth of Hesse and by Rhine ranks 12Before her are Wilhelm Wien, Walther Nernst, Hermann Minkowski, Maurice Leblanc, Miguel de Unamuno, and Eleftherios Venizelos. After her are Princess Stéphanie of Belgium, Erik Axel Karlfeldt, Alfred Hermann Fried, Charles Cooley, Dmitri Ivanovsky, and John Jacob Astor IV. Among people deceased in 1918, Princess Elisabeth of Hesse and by Rhine ranks 25Before her are Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia, Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia, Louis Renault, Georgi Plekhanov, César Cui, and Lavr Kornilov. After her are Roland Garros, Fanny Kaplan, Edmond Rostand, Ferdinand Hodler, Niko Pirosmani, and Frank Wedekind.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Princess Elisabeth of Hesse and by Rhine ranks 428 out of 5,289Before her are F. W. Murnau (1888), Roland Freisler (1893), Johann Gottfried Galle (1812), Duchess Helene in Bavaria (1834), Friedrich Fromm (1888), and Robert Ley (1890). After her are Anna Magdalena Bach (1701), Walter Schellenberg (1910), Conradin (1252), Karl Schwarzschild (1873), Duke Maximilian Joseph in Bavaria (1808), and Otto Frank (1889).

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