Victoria, Princess Royal

German Empress and Queen of Prussia from March to June 1888

Victoria, Princess Royal (Victoria Adelaide Mary Louisa[1] 21 November 1840 – 5 August 1901) was the German Empress and Queen of Prussia from March to June 1888 as the wife of Frederick III, German Emperor. She was the eldest child and first daughter of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. She was also the mother of Wilhelm II, the last German Emperor.

Princess Royal
Victoria aged 60
Photograph by T. H. Voigt, 1895–1896
German Empress consort
Queen consort of Prussia
Tenure9 March – 15 June 1888
PredecessorAugusta of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach
SuccessorAugusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein
Born(1840-11-21)21 November 1840
Buckingham Palace, London, England
Died5 August 1901(1901-08-05) (aged 60)
Schloss Friedrichshof, Cronberg, Kingdom of Prussia
Burial13 August 1901
Frederick III, German Emperor
(m. 1858; died 1888)
Full name
Victoria Adelaide Mary Louisa
HouseSaxe-Coburg and Gotha
FatherPrince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
MotherQueen Victoria
SignatureVictoria's signature

She died on August 5, 1901 at 60 years old and was later buried to her husband in Potsdam.

References change

  1. "Full text of "Letters of the Empress Frederick"". 1928.