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Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark , father of Prince Philip, was accused of disobeying a direct order from a superior officer. The offence took place while he was commanding a Greek Army division in Asia Minor during the Greco-Turkish War (1919–1922).
Oct 22, 2019 · Alice’s great grandmother, Queen Victoria of England, had been present at her birth in the Tapestry Room at Windsor Castle in England. Philip’s father, Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark, had been born in Athens, Greece. The two married in 1903 in Germany, the native country of Princess Alice’s parents.
Philip Mountbatten Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark Born: 10 June 1921 Died: 9th April 2021, 99th day of year, aged 99. “Human population growth is probably the single most serious long-term threat to survival.
Nov 14, 2018 · World War I, France On October 1, 1918, about 550 soldiers of the U.S. 77th Division found themselves surrounded by Germans in the Argonne Forest. Major Charles Whittlesey was their leader. He was just following orders, to push forward at all costs, push the enemy further toward the border and out of the country.
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Louise was born a Princess of Battenberg at Heiligenberg Castle, Seeheim-Jugenheim, in the Grand Duchy of Hesse. Her father, Prince Louis of Battenberg, who was Admiral of the Fleet in the United Kingdom, renounced his German title during World War I and anglicised his family name to "Mountbatten" at the behest of King George V. He was then created the first Marquess of Milford Haven in the peerage of the United Kingdom. From 1917, therefore, his daughter was known as "Lady Louise Mountbatten". Louise was a sister of Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, an aunt of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, and was also a niece of Empress Alexandra Feodorovna of Russia. Because of her father's work, the family moved around between different British territories, such as Malta, but they returned often to the Heiligenberg outside Darmstadt which they considered their holiday home, always retaining residence in England. Louise often visited her great-grandmother, Queen Victoria, on t...
In 1909, Louise received a proposal from King Manuel II of Portugal. Edward VII was in favour of the match, but Louise declined, as she wished to marry for love. In 1913, having been deposed in 1910, Manuel married Princess Augusta Victoria of Hohenzollernin exile, the marriage remaining barren. At the age of twenty, Louise became secretly engaged to Prince Christopher of Greece, but they were forced to give up their relationship for financial reasons. While living in exile more than 10 years later, he would wed the wealthy widow, Nancy Stewart Worthington Leeds, and after her death he would marry Princess Françoise d'Orléansin 1929. Louise fell in love with a man of whom her parents approved shortly before World War I broke out, but he was killed in the early days of the war. Later during the war, while she volunteered as a nurse in Nevers, she began a relationship with Alexander Stuart-Hill, a Scottish artist living in Paris. Anticipating that her parents would be disappointed in...
The marriage between Louise and Gustav Adolf was by all accounts a love match and described as very happy. She was also liked by her mother-in-law because of her friendly nature, although they seldom saw each other, as Queen Victoria spent most of her time in Italy. The fact that the queen spent most of her time abroad meant that Louise took on many royal duties from the beginning, which was initially hard for her as she was at this point described as quite shy. After the queen's death in 1930, Louise was officially the first lady of the nation, expected to perform all the duties of a queen, twenty years before she actually became queen. This meant that she was to take over the protection of all the organisations and associations traditionally assigned to the queen. She was made the protector of the Swedish Red Cross, Kronprinsessan Lovisas Barnsjukhus, Eugeniahemmet, Drottningens centralkommitté, Arbetsflitens Befrämjande, Sophiahemmet and Svenska Hemslöjdsföreningarns Riksförbund....
In 1950, Louise became queen after accession to the throne of her husband. Louise is described as a true democrat at heart, and was therefore somewhat disturbed at being celebrated merely in her capacity of queen.In reference to the attention, she remarked: "People look at me as if I were something special. Surely I do not look differently today from how I looked yesterday!" Louise disliked the strict pre-World War I protocol at court, retained during her mother-in-law's era, and reformed it when she became queen, instituting new guidelines in 1954 which democraticised many old customs. In 1962, she abolished the court presentations, replaced them with "democratic ladies' lunches", to which she invited professional career women, a custom which was to continue under Princess Sibylla after her death.She also renovated and redecorated the interior of the Royal Palace in Stockholm. Louise was described as eccentric for royalty and temperamental; she could get very angry, but was said to...
Queen Louise died on 7 March 1965 at St. Göran Hospital, in Stockholm, following emergency surgery after a period of severe illness. She had made her last public appearance at the Nobel Prize Ceremony in December 1964. She is buried alongside her husband in the Royal Cemetery in Solna north of Stockholm.
1. 13 July 1889 – 14 July 1917: Her Serene HighnessPrincess Louise of Battenberg 2. 14 July 1917 – 7 November 1917: MissLouise Mountbatten 3. 7 November 1917 – 3 November 1923: Lady Louise Mountbatten 4. 3 November 1923 – 29 October 1950: Her Royal HighnessThe Crown Princess of Sweden, Duchess of Scania 5. 29 October 1950 – 7 March 1965: Her MajestyThe Queen of Sweden
National honours 1. United Kingdom: Dame of the Royal Red Cross (RRC) 2. United Kingdom: Recipient of the British War Medal 3. United Kingdom: Recipient of the Victory Medal 4. United Kingdom: Recipient of the Voluntary Medical Service Medal 5. Sweden: Member Grand Cross with Collar of the Royal Order of the Seraphim 6. Sweden: Dame of the Royal Family Orderof King Gustaf V 7. Sweden: Dame of the Royal Family Orderof King Gustaf VI Adolf 8. Sweden: Recipient of the 90th Birthday Badge Medal o...
Queen Louise was the second of the four children of Prince Louis of Battenberg, by his wife Princess Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine and a granddaughter of Britain's Queen Victoria. Both Queen Louise and her stepchildren were great-grandchildren of Queen Victoria.Fjellman, Margit: Drottning Louise – En biografi(Queen Louise – A Biography), Bonniers, 1965; 232 pages (Sweden)Fjellman, Margit: Louise Mountbatten, Queen of Sweden, London, Allen Unwin, 1968; ISBN 978-0-04-923044-6Fridh, Kjell: Gamle kungen Gustaf VI Adolf. En biografi(Old King Gustaf VI Adolf. A Biography). Wahlström & Widstrand (W&W), Stockholm, 1995; 368 pages (Sweden)Severin, Kid: Vår Drottning(Our Queen), Åhlén & Åkerlunds Förlags AB Stockholm, 1963; 64 pages (Sweden)
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Princess Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine, later Victoria Mountbatten, Marchioness of Milford Haven (Victoria Alberta Elisabeth Mathilde Marie; 5 April 1863 – 24 September 1950) was the eldest daughter of Louis IV, Grand Duke of Hesse and by Rhine (1837–1892), and his first wife Princess Alice of the United Kingdom (1843–1878), daughter of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg ...