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Victoria, Princess Royal

1840 - 1901

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Victoria, Princess Royal (Victoria Adelaide Mary Louisa; 21 November 1840 – 5 August 1901) was German Empress and Queen of Prussia as the wife of German Emperor Frederick III. She was the eldest child of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom and Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, and was created Princess Royal in 1841. As the eldest child of Queen Victoria, she was briefly her heir, until the birth of her younger brother and future King, Edward VII. She was the mother of Wilhelm II, German Emperor. Educated by her father in a politically liberal environment, Victoria was married at age 17 to Prince Frederick of Prussia, with whom she had eight children. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Victoria, Princess Royal has received more than 6,092,544 page views. Her biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia. Victoria, Princess Royal is the 26th most popular companion (up from 34th in 2019), the 113th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 145th in 2019) and the 4th most popular British Companion.

Victoria, Princess Royal was the daughter of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. She was born on November 21, 1840 and died on January 22, 1901. She was most famous for being the daughter of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.

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Among companions, Victoria, Princess Royal ranks 26 out of 673Before her are Ankhesenamun, Roxana, Bathsheba, Elizabeth of York, Joseph Bonaparte, and Aspasia. After her are Catherine Howard, Olympias, Queen Silvia of Sweden, Messalina, Klara Hitler, and Anne of Cleves.

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Among people born in 1840, Victoria, Princess Royal ranks 5Before her are Claude Monet, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Auguste Rodin, and Émile Zola. After her are Murad V, Odilon Redon, Carlota of Mexico, Alphonse Daudet, Carl Menger, Ernst Abbe, and John Boyd Dunlop. Among people deceased in 1901, Victoria, Princess Royal ranks 4Before her are Giuseppe Verdi, Queen Victoria, and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. After her are Johanna Spyri, Benjamin Harrison, Arnold Böcklin, William McKinley, Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld, Chlodwig, Prince of Hohenlohe-Schillingsfürst, Milan I of Serbia, and Charles Hermite.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Victoria, Princess Royal ranks 113 out of 7,765Before her are Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson (1758), William Blake (1757), H. G. Wells (1866), Elizabeth of York (1466), Aldous Huxley (1894), and George III of the United Kingdom (1738). After her are Emily Brontë (1818), Charles I of England (1600), John Napier (1550), James II of England (1633), Rowan Atkinson (1955), and Edward Elgar (1857).

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Among companions born in United Kingdom, Victoria, Princess Royal ranks 4Before her are Anne Boleyn (1501), Jane Seymour (1508), and Elizabeth of York (1466). After her are Catherine Howard (1523), Catherine Parr (1512), 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).