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George Louis Victor Henry Serge Mountbatten, Marquess of Milford Haven

Also Known As: "von Battenberg"
Birthdate: (45)
Birthplace: Darmstadt, Hessen, Germany
Death: Died in London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Cause of death: Bone Marrow Cancer
Place of Burial: Bray Cemetery, Bray, Berkshire, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Louis Alexander Mountbatten, 1st Marquess of Milford Haven and Viktoria Alberta Elisabeth Mathilde Marie von Hessen und bei Rhein, Herzogin, Marchioness of Milford Haven
Husband of Nadejda Mountbatten, Marchioness of Milford Haven
Father of Lady Tatiana Mountbatten and David Michael Mountbatten, 3rd Marquess of Milford Haven
Brother of Princess Alice of Battenberg, Princess Andrew of Greece and Denmark; Louise Mountbatten, Queen consort of Sweden and Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma
Half brother of Jeanne Marie Malcolm

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About George Mountbatten, 2nd Marquess of Milford Haven

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Captain George Louis Victor Henry Serge Mountbatten, 2nd Marquess of Milford Haven (6 December 1892 – 8 April 1938) was born the son of Louis Mountbatten, 1st Marquess of Milford Haven and Princess Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine at Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany. He died aged 45 of cancer of the bone marrow.

His siblings were Princess Alice, (mother of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh), Queen Louise of Sweden and Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma.

He married Countess Nadejda Mikhailovna de Torby (daughter of Grand Duke Michael Mikhailovich Romanov and Sophie von Merenberg, Countess de Torby) on 15 November 1916 at London. They lived at Lynden Manor at Holyport in Berkshire and had two children:

Lady Tatiana Elizabeth Mountbatten (16 December 1917 – 15 May 1988)

David Mountbatten, 3rd Marquess of Milford Haven (12 May 1919 – 14 April 1970)

He was an accomplished mathematician, who "could work out complicated gunnery problems in his head" and "read books on calculus casually on trains".[1] Queen Elizabeth II said of him, "He was one of the most intelligent and brilliant of people."[2]


George Louis Victor Henry Serge Mountbatten, 2nd Marquess of Milford Haven

  • Born on 6 December 1892 at Darmstadt, Hessen, Germany.
  • Son of Admiral Louis Alexander Mountbatten, 1st Marquess of Milford Haven and Victoria Alberta Elisabeth Mathilde Marie Prinzessin von Hessen und bei Rhein.3
  • Married Nadejda Mikhailovna de Torby, Countess de Torby, daughter of Mikhail Mikhailovich Romanov, Grand Duke of Russia and Sophie Nikolaievna von Merenberg, Countess de Torbay, on 15 November 1916 at London, England.
  • Died on 8 April 1938 at age 45 at London, England.
  • Gained the title of HSH Prince George of Battenberg.
  • Given the name of George Louis Victor Serge Battenberg at birth.
  • Educated at Royal Naval College, Osborne, Isle of Wight, England.
  • Midshipman in 1910 in the service of the Royal Navy.
  • Sub-Lieutenant in 1913.
  • Fought in the Battle of Heligoland in 1914.
  • Lieutenant in 1914.
  • Graduated in 1915 with a Battle of Dogger Bank.
  • Invested as a Knight Commander, Royal Victorian Order (K.C.V.O.) in 1916.
  • Fought in the Battle of Jutland on 31 May 1916.
  • On 14 July 1917 his name was legally changed to George Louis Victor Henry Serge Mountbatten.
  • Chairman and managing director of Sperry Gyroscope Company.
  • Succeeded to the title of 2nd Earl of Medina, co. Southampton [U.K., 1917] on 11 September 1921.
  • Succeeded to the title of 2nd Marquess of Milford Haven [U.K., 1917] on 11 September 1921.
  • Succeeded to the title of 2nd Viscount Alderney, co. Southampton [U.K., 1917] on 11 September 1921.
  • Lieutenant-Commander in 1922.
  • Commander in 1927.
  • Invested as a Knight Grand Cross, Royal Victorian Order (G.C.V.O.) in 1932.

Children of George Louis Victor Henry Serge Mountbatten, 2nd Marquess of Milford Haven and Nadejda Mikhailovna de Torby, Countess de Torby

  • Lady Tatiana Elizabeth Mountbatten b. 16 Dec 1917, d. 15 May 1988
  • David Michael Mountbatten, 3rd Marquess of Milford Haven b. 12 May 1919, d. 14 Apr 1970

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George Mountbatten, 2nd Marquess of Milford Haven's Timeline

1892
December 6, 1892
Darmstadt, Hessen, Germany
1917
December 16, 1917
Age 25
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
1919
May 12, 1919
Age 26
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
1938
April 8, 1938
Age 45
London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
April 19, 1938
Age 45
Bray Cemetery, Bray, Berkshire, England