Augusta Victoria was born at Dolzig Castle, the eldest daughter of Frederick VIII, future Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg and Princess Adelheid of Hohenlohe-Langenburg, a great-niece of Queen Victoria.
Augusta Victoria was born at Dolzig Castle, the eldest daughter of Frederick VIII, future Duke of Schleswig-Holstein and Princess Adelheid of Hohenlohe-Langenburg, a niece of Queen Victoria. She grew up at Dolzig until the death of her grandfather, Christian August II, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg , in 1869.
Princess Helena Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein VA, CI, GBE, RRC (Victoria Louise Sophia Augusta Amelia Helena; 3 May 1870 – 13 March 1948) was a granddaughter of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom. From 1917 her name was simply Princess Helena Victoria
Princess Helena Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein was a member of the British Royal Family, the fifth-born child and the third daughter of Queen Victoria. In 1866 she married Prince (Frederick) Christian of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg. Helena devoted much time and effort to charitable causes.
by Susan Flantzer The first wife of Wilhelm II, German Emperor and King of Prussia, Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg was born on October 22, 1858, in Dolzig Palace in Sommerfeld, Prussia (now Lubsko, Poland). A great-niece of Queen Victoria, a niece of Prince Christian of Schleswig-Holstein who was the husband of Queen Victoria's daughter Princess…
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One descendent of the Danneskiold-Samsøe family was Princess Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein, German Empress, consort of German Emperor Wilhelm II. During his reign, science witnessed a golden age due to the work of the astronomer Ole Rømer in spite of the king’s personal lack of scientific knowledge and interest.
Other articles where Augusta Victoria is discussed: William II: Youth and early influences: In 1881 William married Princess Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg, a plain, unimaginative woman with few intellectual interests and no talents, who bored him and encouraged his reactionary tendencies but all the same represented a point of stability in his life.
Born a Princess of Schleswig-Holstein, Augusta Victoria despised all things English. To this end, she encouraged Wilhelm in his ill-treatment of his English mother Victoria, who was the eldest child of his beloved grandmother, Queen Victoria. Whenever possible, she steered him toward anti-British views and decisions.
- Victoria Adelaide Mary Louise. Born on 21 November, 1840, Victoria was known for her delightful sense of humour and highly emotional nature. She took after her father with her love of reading and was said to be his favourite of the girls.
- Alice Maud Mary. Alice was born on April 25, 1843 and according to author John Van der Kiste, she was incredibly caring and always willing to help others.
- Helena Augusta Victoria. Helena, born on May 25, 1846 was cruelly described as the "plainest" of Queen Victoria's five daughters, and was said to be a tomboy who never paid much attention to her appearance.
- Louise Caroline Alberta. Louise, born on March 18, 1848, was considered the prettiest of Victoria's daughters. She was a talented artist who was said to be excellent at painting, drawing and sculpting.