Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg

1887 - 1969

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Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg (Victoria Eugenie Julia Ena; 24 October 1887 – 15 April 1969) was Queen of Spain as the wife of King Alfonso XIII from their marriage on 31 May 1906 until 14 April 1931, when the Spanish Second Republic was proclaimed. A Hessian princess by birth, she was a member of the Battenberg family, a morganatic branch of the House of Hesse-Darmstadt. She was the youngest granddaughter of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg has received more than 2,117,389 page views. Her biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg is the 107th most popular companion (up from 116th in 2019), the 335th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 380th in 2019) and the 13th most popular British Companion.

Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg was the youngest daughter of Prince Henry of Battenberg and Princess Beatrice of Great Britain. She married King Alfonso XIII of Spain in 1906.

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Among companions, Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg ranks 107 out of 784Before her are Gala Dalí, Frederica of Hanover, Louise of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Pulcheria, Adelaide of Italy, and Halime Hatun. After her are Margaret Tudor, Bianca Maria Sforza, Elena of Montenegro, Inês de Castro, Maria Amalia of Saxony, and Louise of Sweden.

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Among people born in 1887, Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg ranks 21Before her are Wilhelm Canaris, Juan Gris, Vidkun Quisling, Chūichi Nagumo, Heitor Villa-Lobos, and Saint-John Perse. After her are James B. Sumner, Felix Yusupov, Georg Trakl, Henry Moseley, Georgia O'Keeffe, and Ruth Benedict. Among people deceased in 1969, Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg ranks 22Before her are Liu Shaoqi, Levi Eshkol, Morihei Ueshiba, Brian Jones, Otto Dix, and Jack Kerouac. After her are Princess Alice of Battenberg, Dominique Pire, Witold Gombrowicz, Arthur Friedenreich, Joseph P. Kennedy Sr., and Joseph Kasa-Vubu.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg ranks 335 out of 8,785Before her are Halford Mackinder (1861), Graham Greene (1904), Morrissey (1959), William Hogarth (1697), John Galsworthy (1867), and William Petty (1623). After her are Norman Haworth (1883), Margaret Tudor (1489), Ecgberht, King of Wessex (800), Ian McShane (1942), William Baffin (1584), and Benjamin Britten (1913).

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