Victoria Alice Elizabeth Julia Marie von Battenberg, Princess of Greece (1885 - 1969) MP

‹ Back to von Battenberg surname

Is your surname von Battenberg?

Research the von Battenberg family

Princess Alice of Battenberg, Princess Andrew of Greece and Denmark's Geni Profile

Share your family tree and photos with the people you know and love

  • Build your family tree online
  • Share photos and videos
  • Smart Matching™ technology
  • Free!

Share

Nicknames: "Alice Mountbatten", "Mother Superior Alice-Elizabeth"
Birthplace: Tapestry Room, Windsor Castle, Berkshire, England
Death: Died in Buckingham Palace, St. James's, London, England
Managed by: Noah Gregory Tutak
Last Updated:

About Victoria Alice Elizabeth Julia Marie von Battenberg, Princess of Greece

Victoria Alice Elizabeth Julia Marie Princess of Battenberg, HSH Princess Alice of Battenburg. On marriage HRH Princess Andrew of Greece and Denmark

Royal house

Princess Alice of Battenberg later Princess Andrew of Greece and Denmark (Victoria Alice Elizabeth Julia Marie; 25 February 1885 – 5 December 1969), was the mother of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, and mother-in-law of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom.

Princess Alice was the only royal to

  • give away her worldly goods,
  • be buried in Jerusalem as "righteous among the nations" for saving Jews in World War II,
  • start her own monastic order,
  • devote her life to charity work,
  • be profoundly deaf from birth
  • speak three languages.

Links:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AAOh570-lA4

view all 12

Princess Alice of Battenberg, Princess Andrew of Greece and Denmark's Timeline

1885
February 25, 1885
Tapestry Room, Windsor Castle, Berkshire, England
April 25, 1885
Darmstadt, Hessen-Nassau, Preussen
April 25, 1885
Windsor Castle, Berkshire, England
1903
October 6, 1903
Age 18
Darmstadt, Hessen-Nassau, Preussen
1905
April 18, 1905
Age 20
Athens, Greece
1906
May 13, 1906
Age 21
Corfu, Greece
1911
June 22, 1911
Age 26
Acharnae, Attica, Greece
1914
June 26, 1914
Age 29
München, Bayern, Deutschland(DKR)
1921
June 10, 1921
Age 36
Villa Mon Repos, Corfu, Greece
1969
December 5, 1969
Age 84
Buckingham Palace, St. James's, London, England