Princess Alice of Battenberg, Princess Andrew of Greece and Denmark

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Victoria Alice Elizabeth Julia Marie von Battenberg, Princess of Greece

Also Known As: "Alice Mountbatten", "Mother Superior Alice-Elizabeth"
Birthdate: (84)
Birthplace: Tapestry Room, Windsor Castle, Berkshire, England
Death: Died in Buckingham Palace, St. James's, London, England
Place of Burial: Jerusalem, Israel
Immediate Family:

Daughter 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
Wife of Prince Andrew Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, of Greece and Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark
Mother of Philip Mountbatten, Prince Consort of the United Kingdom, Duke of Edinburgh; Princess Margarita zu Hohenlohe-Langenburg, of Greece and Denmark; Princess Theodora, Margravine of Baden; Princess Cecilie, Hereditary Grand Duchess of Hesse; Princess Sophie of Greece and Denmark and 2 others
Sister of Louise Mountbatten, Queen consort of Sweden; George Mountbatten, 2nd Marquess of Milford Haven; Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma; <private> and <private>
Half sister of Jeanne Marie Malcolm

Occupation: Princess Andrew of Greece and Denmark
Managed by: Noah Tutak
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About Princess Alice of Battenberg, Princess Andrew of Greece and Denmark

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

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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.

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

1885
February 25, 1885
Tapestry Room, Windsor Castle, Berkshire, England
February 25, 1885
- October 6, 1903
Darmstadt, Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany
April 25, 1885
Darmstadt, Hessen-Nassau, Preussen
April 25, 1885
Windsor Castle, Berkshire, England
1903
October 6, 1903
- December 5, 1969
Age 18
Athens, Attica, Attica, Greece
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