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Victoria, princess royal

Agatha Ramm

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Victoria, princess royal (1840–1901), German empress, consort of Frederick III, was born Victoria Adelaide Mary Louisa at Buckingham Palace, London, at 1.50 p.m. on 21 November 1840, the eldest of the nine children of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. She was her father's favourite child and not unlike him in her clear mind, faith in logical argument, and intellectual, artistic, and scientific interests. Her father paid great attention to her education and to that of the next child, the future ...

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Subjects: European History ; British History ; Modern History (1700 to 1945)

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