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Princess Margarita Of Greece And Denmark
Princess Margarita of Greece
Greece
and Denmark (Greek: Πριγκίπισσα Μαργαρίτα της Ελλάδας και Δανίας; 18 April 1905 – 24 April 1981) was the eldest child and daughter of Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark
Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark
and Princess Alice of Battenberg.[1] She was the first great-great-grandchild of Queen Victoria, and the eldest sister of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.Contents1 Biography 2 Marriage and children 3 Death 4 Titles, styles, honours, and arms4.1 Titles 4.2 Honours5 Ancestry 6 ReferencesBiography[edit]Princess Margarita with her mother Princess Alice and sister Princess Theodora, c
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Prince Louis Of Battenberg
Admiral
Admiral
of the Fleet Louis Alexander Mountbatten, 1st Marquess of Milford Haven, GCB, GCVO, KCMG, PC (24 May 1854 – 11 September 1921), formerly Prince Louis Alexander of Battenberg, was a British naval officer and German prince related to members of the British Royal Family. Although born in Austria, and brought up in Italy and Germany, he enrolled in the United Kingdom's Royal Navy
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Princess Louise Charlotte Of Denmark
Charlotte /ˈʃɑːrlət/ is the most populous city in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Located in the Piedmont, it is the county seat of Mecklenburg County. In 2016, the U.S. Census Bureau estimated the population was 842,051,[4] making it the 17th-most populous city in the United States. The Charlotte metropolitan area
Charlotte metropolitan area
ranks 22nd-largest in the U.S., and had a 2016 population of 2,474,314.[2] The Charlotte metropolitan area is part of a sixteen-county market region or combined statistical area with a 2016 U.S. Census population estimate of 2,632,249.[5] Between 2004 and 2014, Charlotte was ranked as the country's fastest growing metro area, with 888,000 new residents.[6] Based on U.S. Census data from 2005 to 2015, it tops the 50 largest U.S. cities as the millennial hub.[7] It is the second-largest city in the southeastern United States, just behind Jacksonville, Florida
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Order Of Beneficence (Greece)
The Order of Beneficence (Greek: Τάγμα της Ευποιΐας), is an order of Greece, that was established in 1948. It is conferred by the Greek government as a moral reward for women especially, Greek and foreign, for the good services they have rendered to the Fatherland
Fatherland
in the field of charity as well as for their performance in the arts and letters
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Holy Roman Empire
The Holy Roman Empire
Roman Empire
(Latin: Sacrum Romanum Imperium; German: Heiliges Römisches Reich) was a multi-ethnic complex of territories in central Europe that developed during the Early Middle Ages
Middle Ages
and continued until its dissolution in 1806.[6] The largest territory of the empire after 962 was the Kingdom of Germany, though it also came to include the Kingdom of Bohemia, the Kingdom of Burgundy, the Kingdom of Italy, and numerous other territories.[7][8][9] On 25 December 800, Pope Leo III crowned the Frankish king Charlemagne as Emperor, reviving the title in Western Europe, more than three centuries after the fall of the Western Roman Empire
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United Kingdom
The United Kingdom
United Kingdom
of Great Britain
Great Britain
and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
(UK) or Britain, is a sovereign country in western Europe
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Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Medal
The Queen Elizabeth II
Elizabeth II
Coronation Medal is a commemorative medal which was instituted to celebrate the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II
Elizabeth II
on 2 June 1953.Contents1 Award 2 Description 3 Precedence by country 4 See also 5 ReferencesAward[edit] This medal was awarded as a personal souvenir from the Queen to members of the Royal Family and selected officers of state, members of the Royal Household, government officials, mayors, public servants, local government officials, members of the navy, army, air force and police in Britain, her colonies and Dominions
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Friedrich Wilhelm, Duke Of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg
Friedrich Wilhelm, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg (German: Friedrich Wilhelm Paul Leopold; 4 January 1785 – 17 February 1831)[1][2] inherited the title of Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck
Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck
in 1816
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Christian IX Of Denmark
Christian IX (8 April 1818 – 29 January 1906) was King
King
of Denmark
Denmark
from 1863 to 1906. From 1863 to 1864, he was concurrently Duke of Schleswig, Holstein
Holstein
and Lauenburg. Growing up as a prince of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, a junior branch of the House of Oldenburg
House of Oldenburg
which had ruled Denmark
Denmark
since 1448, Christian was originally not in the immediate line of succession to the Danish throne. However, in 1852, Christian was chosen as heir to the Danish monarchy
Danish monarchy
in light of the expected extinction of the senior line of the House of Oldenburg. Upon the death of King Frederick VII of Denmark
Frederick VII of Denmark
in 1863, Christian acceded to the throne as the first Danish monarch of the House of Glücksburg
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Princess Louise Caroline Of Hesse-Cassel
Princess Louise Caroline of Hesse-Kassel (German: Luise Karoline von Hessen-Kassel; 28 September 1789 – 13 March 1867) was the consort of Friedrich Wilhelm, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg and the matriarch of the House of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg,[1] which would eventually become the ruling house of the kingdoms of Denmark, Greece, Norway, and, barring unforeseen circumstances, the United Kingdom.Contents1 Early life 2 Marriage and issue 3 Titles, styles, honours and arms3.1 Titles and styles4 Ancestry 5 References 6 External linksEarly life[edit] Louise Caroline was born at
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Landgrave William Of Hesse-Kassel
The Landgraviate
Landgraviate
of Hesse- Kassel
Kassel
(German: Landgrafschaft Hessen-Kassel), known as Hesse-Cassel during its existence,[1] was a state in the Holy Roman Empire
Holy Roman Empire
directly subject to the Emperor that came into existence when the Landgraviate of Hesse
Landgraviate of Hesse
was divided in 1567 upon the death of Philip I, Landgrave
Landgrave
of Hesse. His eldest son William IV inherited the northern half and the capital of Kassel
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Louise Of Hesse-Kassel
Louise of Hesse- Kassel
Kassel
(German: Luise Wilhelmine Friederike Caroline Auguste Julie von Hessen-Kassel, Danish: Louise Wilhelmine Frederikke Caroline Auguste Julie; 7 September 1817 – 29 September 1898) was Queen of Denmark
Denmark
by marriage to King Christian IX of Denmark.[1]Contents1 Life1.1 Early life 1.2 Marriage 1.3 Queen of Denmark2 Children 3 Honours3.1 Foreign honour4 Ancestry 5 References 6 External linksLife[edit] Early life[edit] She was a daughter of Prince William of Hesse- Kassel
Kassel
and Princess Charlotte of Denmark. Louise of Hesse lived in Denmark
Denmark
from the age of three. As a niece of King Christian VIII, who ruled Denmark
Denmark
between 1839 and 1848, Louise was very close to the succession after several individuals of the royal house of Denmark
Denmark
who were elderly and childless
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Nicholas I Of Russia
Nicholas I (Russian: Николай I Павлович, tr. Nikolay I Pavlovich; 6 July [O.S. 25 June] 1796 – 2 March [O.S. 18 February] 1855) was the Emperor
Emperor
of Russia from 1825 until 1855. He was also the King of Poland
King of Poland
and Grand Duke of Finland. He is best known as a political conservative whose reign was marked by geographical expansion, repression of dissent, economic stagnation, poor administrative policies, a corrupt bureaucracy, and frequent wars that culminated in Russia's defeat in the Crimean War
Crimean War
of 1853–56. His biographer Nicholas V. Riasanovsky says that Nicholas displayed determination, singleness of purpose, and an iron will, along with a powerful sense of duty and a dedication to very hard work. He saw himself as a soldier—a junior officer totally consumed by spit and polish. A handsome man, he was highly nervous and aggressive
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Old Royal Palace
A palace is a grand residence, especially a royal residence, or the home of a head of state or some other high-ranking dignitary, such as a bishop or archbishop.[1] The word is derived from the Latin
Latin
name Palātium, for Palatine Hill in Rome
Rome
which housed the Imperial residences.[1] In many parts of Europe, the term is also applied to ambitious private mansions of the aristocracy. Many historic palaces are now put to other uses such as parliaments, museums, hotels, or office buildings
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Grand Duke Konstantin Nikolayevich Of Russia
Grand Duke Konstantin Nikolayevich of Russia
Grand Duke Konstantin Nikolayevich of Russia
(Russian: Константи́н Никола́евич Рома́нов; 21 September 1827 – 25 January 1892) was the second son of Tsar Nicholas I of Russia
Nicholas I of Russia
and younger brother of Tsar Alexander II. During the reign of Alexander II, Konstantin was an admiral of the Russian fleet and reformed the Russian Navy. He was also an instrumental figure in the emancipation of the serfs. He was less fortunate as viceroy of Poland (1862-1863) and had to be recalled to Russia where he was attacked for his liberalism. After the assassination of his brother Alexander II in 1881, Konstantin fell from favour. The new tsar, Alexander III, his nephew, opposed Konstantin's liberal ideas and gradually stripped him of all his governmental positions. His retirement was marked with personal turmoil and family setbacks
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Alexandra Feodorovna (Charlotte Of Prussia)
Alexandra Feodorovna (Russian: Алекса́ндра Фёдоровна, IPA: [ɐlʲɪˈksandrə ˈfjɵdərəvnə]), born Princess Charlotte of Prussia
Prussia
(13 July 1798 – 1 November 1860), was Empress consort of Russia. She was the wife of Emperor Nicholas I, and mother of Emperor Alexander II. Charlotte was born the eldest surviving daughter of Frederick William III of Prussia, and Louise of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. Her childhood was marked by the Napoleonic wars
Napoleonic wars
and the death of her mother when she was twelve years old. In 1814, her marriage was arranged for political reason with Grand Duke Nicholas Pavlovich of Russia, the future Tsar Nicholas I. They married on July 1, 1817
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