Empress Augusta Victoria Poster


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Overview (4)

Born in Dolzig, Brandenburg, Kingdom of Prussia [now Dluzek, Lubuskie, Poland]
Died in Doorn, Utrecht, Netherlands
Birth NameAuguste Viktoria Friederike Luise Feodore Jenny von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg
Nicknames Dona

Mini Bio (1)

Born in 1858 to Duke Friedrich of Schleswig-Holstein and his wife, Princess Adelheid zu Hohenlohe-Langenburg, Augusta-Victoria's family was uprooted from their hereditary fief due to war, and as a consequence she lived throughout Europe as a girl. She met then-Crown Prince Wilhelm of Germany in 1879 and married him two years later; she was a dutiful wife and mother, and posed no challenge to her husband's dominating personality. When his father died in 1888, Wilhelm became Kaiser of Germany. After World War I, she followed her husband into exile in the Netherlands, where she died in 1921.

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Spouse (1)

Kaiser Wilhelm II (27 February 1881 - 11 April 1921) ( her death) ( 7 children)

Trivia (5)

Children: Crown Prince Hohenzollern, Prince Eitel Friedrich (1883-1942), Prince Adalbert (1884-1948), Prince August Wilhelm (1887-1949), Prince Oskar (1888-1958), Prince Joachim (1890-1920), and Viktoria Luise von Preußen.
She and her husband shared the same great-grandmother Duchess Victoria of Kent, mother of Queen Victoria.
Daughter of Frederick VIII, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein (1829-1880) and Princess Adelheid of Hohenlohe-Langenburg (1835-1900).
Had 6 siblings: Prince Friedrich (1857-1858), Princess Karoline Mathilde (1860-1932), Prince Gerhard (1862), Prince Ernst Gunther (1863-1921), Princess Louise Sophie (1866-1952) and Princess Feodora Adelheid (1874-1910).

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