Victoria melita passed away on this day in 1936 after a stroke while attending the christening of her grandson. Victoria melita was born on 25 november 1876 in the san antonio palace in malta and was the daughter of alfred duke of saxe coburg and gotha and maria alexandrovna of russia.
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She carried tragedy within her.
Victoria melita. It was without doubt only queen victoria s age and her supremacy in europe that forced the grand duchess to bear the irksome bondage of her marriage for so many years but how often she railed against her grandmother s rigid principles her unalterable horror of divorce and her frequent stern admonitions only my father and mother knew. Après le divorce de victoria mélita et louis v de hesse darmstadt la sœur cadette du grand duc l impératrice alexandra fiodorovna parvint à convaincre son époux le tsar nicolas ii d envoyer le grand duc cyrille en service en extrême orient. See more ideas about victoria princess victoria queen victoria.
Victoria melita known as ducky grew up in england and malta until the family moved to coburg when her father was stationed to devonport however the family moved into schloss ehrenburg when alfred became the duke of. Victoria melita grand duchess of russia 1876 1936 former wife of ernest ludwig grand duke of hesse and by rhine and later wife of grand duke kirill of russia. Her sister queen marie said.
Daughter of alfred duke of edinburgh. The whole thing was tragic beyond imagination a tragic end to a tragic life. Princess victoria melita of saxe coburg and gotha va ci rrc later grand duchess victoria feodorovna of russia 25 november 1876 2 march 1936 was the third child and second daughter of alfred duke of saxe coburg and gotha and of grand duchess maria alexandrovna of russia she was a granddaughter of queen victoria of the united kingdom and also of emperor alexander ii of russia.
Sitter in 16 portraits. Victoria melita de saxe cobourg et gotha et son second époux le grand duc kirill vladimirovitch de russie. Dec 8 2020 explore fanny jones s board victoria melita followed by 198 people on pinterest.
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