Victoria, Princess Royal

princess of the United Kingdom and Empress of Germany (1840-1901)

The Princess Victoria, Princess Royal (Victoria Adelaide Mary Louisa; 21 November 1840 – 5 August 1901) was the eldest child and daughter of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. She was created Princess Royal of the United Kingdom in 1841. She became queen of Prussia and Empress of Germany in 1888 until her husband's Friedrich's death a few months later. Her son Wilhelm II became German Emperor then. Her daughter Sophia of Prussia became Queen Consort of Greece Queen Consort of the Hellene.

Victoria, Princess Royal
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Crown Princess Victoria of Germany Crown Princess of Prussia circa 1867
Born(1840-11-21)21 November 1840
Died5 August 1901(1901-08-05) (aged 60)

Empress Victoria died of breast cancer in Kronberg im Taunus, Germany, on 5 August 1901, a few months after her mother's death on 22 January 1901 .