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 Albert, Prince Consort, and was created Princess Royal in 1841. 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 4,075,556 page views. Her biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Victoria, Princess Royal is the 34th most popular companion (up from 36th in 2019), the 146th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 161st in 2019) and the 5th 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 34 out of 687. Before her are Theodora, Mileva Marić, Klara Hitler, Maria Theresa of Spain, Queen Silvia of Sweden, and Olympias. After her are Elisabeth of Valois, Madame du Barry, Marie Leszczyńska, Eugénie de Montijo, Caroline of Ansbach, and Zita of Bourbon-Parma.

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Among people born in 1840, Victoria, Princess Royal ranks 6Before her are Claude Monet, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Émile Zola, Auguste Rodin, and Murad V. After her are Alphonse Daudet, Odilon Redon, Ernst Abbe, Carlota of Mexico, Crazy Horse, and Edward Drinker Cope. 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, Milan I of Serbia, Chlodwig, Prince of Hohenlohe-Schillingsfürst, and Charles Hermite.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Victoria, Princess Royal ranks 146 out of 6,924. Before her are Princess Beatrice of the United Kingdom (1857), Brian May (1947), Henry IV of England (1367), John Wycliffe (1324), Bernard Montgomery (1887), and Paul Dirac (1902). After her are Edward the Elder (871), Anthony Eden (1897), Roald Dahl (1916), Duns Scotus (1265), Robert the Bruce (1274), and Cat Stevens (1948).

Among COMPANIONS In United Kingdom

Among companions born in United Kingdom, Victoria, Princess Royal ranks 5Before her are Anne Boleyn (1501), Mary Boleyn (1499), Jane Seymour (1508), and Elizabeth of York (1466). After her are Elizabeth Woodville (1437), Anne Hathaway (1556), Princess Helena of the United Kingdom (1846), Catherine Howard (1523), Catherine Parr (1512), Mordred (null), and Mary Tudor, Queen of France (1496).