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Alice of the United Kingdom, Grand Dcss of Hesse and by Rhine

Alice of the United Kingdom, Grand Dcss of Hesse and by Rhine[1]

Female 1843 - 1878  (35 years)

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  • Name Alice of the United Kingdom 
    Princess Alice of the United Kingdom
    Princess Alice of the United Kingdom
    Franz Backofen (1806–1881), photographer
    Family portrait of Ludwig and Alice of Hesse
    Family portrait of Ludwig and Alice of Hesse
    Ella, Grand Duke Ludwig holding Marie, Alice, Victoria, Irene, Ernie and Alix in the center. Hills & Saunders, photographers. The Royal Collection Trust.
    Suffix Grand Dcss of Hesse and by Rhine 
    Born 25 Apr 1843  Buckingham Palace, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    Also Known As Alice Maud Mary 
    Died 14 Dec 1878  New Palace, Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Agency: Natural 
    Cause: Diphtheria 
    Buried Mausoleum auf der Rosenhöhe, Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I24374  Dickinson
    Last Modified 11 Aug 2019 

    Father Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Prince consort of Great Britain, KG,   b. 26 Aug 1819, Schloss Rosenau, Coburg, Bavaria, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Dec 1861, Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Victoria of the United Kingdom,   b. 24 May 1819, Kensington Palace, Kensington, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1901, Osborne House, Isle of Wight, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 10 Feb 1840  St. James Palace, London, Greater London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F7549  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ludwig IV of Hesse and by Rhine, Grand Duke of Hesse,   b. 12 Sep 1837, Prinz-Carl-Palais, Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1892, New Palace, Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 1 Jul 1862  Osborne House, Isle of Wight, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine, Marchioness of Milford Haven,   b. 5 Apr 1863, Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1950, Kensington Palace, Kensington, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)  [Birth]
     2. Elisabeth of Hesse and by Rhine, Grand Dcss of Russia,   b. 1 Nov 1864, Bessungen, Hesse, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jul 1918, Alapaevsk, Sverdlovsk Oblast, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)  [Birth]
    +3. Irene of Hesse and by Rhine, Pcss consort of Prussia,   b. 11 Jul 1866, New Palace, Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1953, Schloss Hemmelmark, Barkelsby, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)  [Birth]
    +4. Ernst Ludwig of Hesse and by Rhine, Grand Duke of Hesse,   b. 25 Nov 1868, New Palace, Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1937, Schloss Wolfsgarten, Langen, Hesse, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)  [Birth]
     5. Friedrich of Hesse and by Rhine, Prince of Hesse,   b. 7 Oct 1870, New Palace, Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1873, New Palace, Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)  [Birth]
    +6. Alix of Hesse and by Rhine, Tsarina of Russia,   b. 6 Jun 1872, New Palace, Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1918, Ipatiev House, Yekaterinburg, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)  [Birth]
     7. Marie of Hesse and by Rhine, Pcss of Hesse,   b. ]24 May 1874, New Palace, Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 1878, New Palace, Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 4 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 31 Jul 2019 
    Family ID F7579  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Apr 1843 - Buckingham Palace, London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Jul 1862 - Osborne House, Isle of Wight, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Agency: Natural - 14 Dec 1878 - New Palace, Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mausoleum auf der Rosenhöhe, Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S336470] Wikipedia, (Online: https://en.wikipedia.org), "Princess Alice of the United Kingdom" at http://bit.ly/2yPQLu8.

    2. [S336429] Britain's Royal Families: A Complete Genealogy, Alison Weir, (London: Vintage Books, 2008), 306.

    3. [S336429] Britain's Royal Families: A Complete Genealogy, Alison Weir, (London: Vintage Books, 2008), 307.

    4. [S582] Nicholas and Alexandra: The Fall of the Romanov Dynasty, Robert K. Massey, (New York: The Modern Library, 2012), 32.