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Victoria Saxe-Coburg
Birth: Nov. 21, 1840
Westminster
City of Westminster
Greater London, England
Death: Aug. 5, 1901
Kronberg im Taunus
Hochtaunuskreis
Hessen, Germany

German Monarch. Born Victoria Adelaide Mary Louise, the eldest child of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. Precocious and intelligent, "Vicky's" education was supervised closely by her parents, and her governess taught her to read and write before she was five. She was also taught French, German, and Latin at an early age. She married Prince Friedrich Wilhelm of Prussia on January 25, 1858 at the Chapel Royal, St. James Palace. The union was both a love match and a dynastic alliance, and the couple had 8 children. At the death of his father in 1888, Prince Friedrich became Emperor Friedrich III, and Victoria adopted the tile Empress Friedrich. Her husband, terminally ill with throat cancer, reigned only 88 days, and Victoria was left widowed. She lived in retirement at Friedrichshof, and her relationship with her son, Kaiser Wilhelm II, deteriorated as a result of political differences. She died of cancer of the spine at the age of 61, and was buried beside her husband. (bio by: Kristen Conrad) 
 
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 Parents:
  Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1819 - 1861)
  Queen Victoria (1819 - 1901)
 
 Spouse:
   Friedrich (1831 - 1888)
 
 Children:
   Wilhelm (1859 - 1941)*
  Viktoria Elisabeth Auguste Charlotte Hohenzollern Duchess of Saxe-Meinengen (1860 - 1919)*
  Heinrich of Prussia (1862 - 1929)*
  Sigismund von Hohenzollern (1864 - 1866)*
  Sigismund von Hohenzollern (1864 - 1866)*
  Frederike Amalia Welhelmine Viktoria Hohenzollern von Schaumberg-Lippe (1866 - 1929)*
  Waldemar von Hohenzollern (1868 - 1879)*
  Waldemar von Hohenzollern (1868 - 1879)*
  Sophia Dorothea Ulrica Alice Hohenzollern Oldenburg (1870 - 1932)*
  Margaret Beatrice Feodora Hohenzollern von Hesse-Kassel (1872 - 1954)*
 
 Siblings:
  Victoria Saxe-Coburg (1840 - 1901)
   Edward VII (1841 - 1910)*
  Alice Saxe-Coburg (1843 - 1878)*
  Alfred Saxe-Coburg (1844 - 1900)*
  Helena Saxe-Coburg (1846 - 1923)*
  Louise Saxe-Coburg (1848 - 1939)*
  Arthur Saxe-Coburg (1850 - 1942)*
  Prince Leopold Duke of Albany (1853 - 1884)*
  Leopold Saxe-Coburg (1853 - 1884)*
  Beatrice Saxe-Coburg (1857 - 1944)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Friedenskirche
Potsdam
Potsdamer Stadtkreis
Brandenburg, Germany
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: John Hinkle
Record added: Dec 31, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 7046116
Victoria Saxe-Coburg
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