Princess Victoria Louise of Prussia

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Princess Victoria Louise of Prussia (German: Viktoria Luise Adelheid Mathilde Charlotte; 13 September 1892 – 11 December 1980) was the only daughter and the last child of Wilhelm II, German Emperor, and Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein. Through her father she was a great-granddaughter of both German Emperor Wilhelm I and Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom. Her 1913 wedding to Prince Ernest Augustus of Hanover was the largest gathering of reigning monarchs in Germany since German unification in 1871, and one of the last great social events of European royalty before the First World War began fourteen months later.

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Princess Victoria Louise of Prussia
Victoria Louise aged 16
Victoria Louise c.1908
Duchess consort of Brunswick
Tenure1 November 1913 – 8 November 1918
Born(1892-09-13)13 September 1892
Marble Palace, Potsdam, German Empire
Died11 December 1980(1980-12-11) (aged 88)
Hanover, West Germany
Burial20 December 1980
Berggarten Mausoleum, Hanover
(m. 1913; died 1953)
  • Victoria Louise Adelaide Matilda Charlotte
  • German: Viktoria Luise Adelheid Mathilde Charlotte
FatherWilhelm II, German Emperor
MotherAugusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein

Shortly after the wedding, Victoria Louise became the Duchess of Brunswick by marriage. Through her daughter Queen Frederica of Greece, Princess Victoria Louise was the maternal grandmother of Queen Sophia of Spain and Constantine II of Greece.