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Queen Victoria's Children

Queen Victorian and family

Victoria How many children did Queen Victoria have?

Queen Victoria and Prince Albert had 9 children (4 boys and 5 girls).

They were:

  1. Victoria Adelaide Mary Louise: b.1840, d. 1901
    Was given the title Princess Royal because she was the eldest daughter. She married Frederick (Fritz) of Prussia, 1858 and was given the additional title of Empress of Germany.
  2. Edward Albert: b. 1841, d.1910.
    Edward was born on 9 November 1841 as the Duke of Cornwall and the Duke of Rothesay. He became the Prince of Wales a month later because he was next in line to the throne. He married Princess Alexandra of Denmark in 1863. Edward succeeded the British Throne as King Edward VII when Queen Victoria died and reigned until his death on 6th May 1910.
  3. Alice Maud Mary: b. 1843, d. 1878
    After marrying married Prince Louis of Hesse-Darmstadt in 1862, Alice was given the additional title of Grand Duchess of Hesse-Darmstadt.
  4. Alfred Ernest Albert: b. 1844, d.1900
    Was given the title of Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg-Gotha. He married Princess Marie of Russia in 1874. He was the first member of the Royal family to visit Australia.
  5. Helena Augusta Victoria: b.1846, d.1923
    After marring Prince Christian of Schleswig-Holstein she was given the the additional title of Princess Helena of Schleswig-Holstein.
  6. Louise Caroline Alberta: b.1848, d.1939
    After marrying Marquess of Lorne in 1871, was given the the additional title of Dowager Duchess of Argyll
  7. Arthur William Patrick Albert: b.1850, d.1942
    Known as Duke of Connaught. He married Princess Louise of Prussia
  8. Leopold George Duncan Albert: b.1853, d.1884
    Knon as Duke of Albany. He married Princess Helena of Waldeck-Pyrmont.
  9. Beatrice Mary Victoria Feodore: b. 1856, d. 1944
    After marrying Prince Henry of Battenberg she was given the additional title of Princess Beatrice of Battenberg.

The Royal Family today is related to many European monarchies because of the marriages of Queen Victoria's children. Eight of Victoria's children sat on the thrones of Europe, those of Great Britain, Prussia, Greece, Romania, Russia, Norway, Sweden and Spain.

Queen Victoria was survived by 6 children, 40 grandchildren and 37 great-grandchildren, including four future sovereigns of England: Edward VII, George V, Edward VIII and George VI.

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