Princess Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine

German princess; eldest daughter of Louis IV, Grand Duke of Hesse and by Rhine, and Princess Alice of the United Kingdom

Princess Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine (5 April 1863 - 24 September 1950) was the oldest child of Princess Alice of the United Kingdom and Louis IV, Grand Duke of Hesse. She was the granddaughter of Queen Victoria. She married Prince Louis of Battenberg. Her children were Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, and Princess Alice of Battenberg, Louise, Queen of Sweden, and George Mountbatten, 2nd Marquess of Milford Haven, . She was the grandmother of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

Princess Victoria Dowager of Marchioness Milford Haven died on 24 September 1950 age 87 . She was buried on 28 September 1950 with her husband Prince Louis of Battenberg at St Mildred Church Whippingham on the Isle of Wight.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 Weir, Alison (1996). Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (Revised ed.). London: Pimlico. pp. 305–307. ISBN 978-0-7126-7448-5.