Maud of Wales

Princess + King + Queen Consort
Born Nov 26, 1869
Hometown London
Died Nov 20, 1938
Death Place London

Princess Maud of Wales was Queen of Norway as spouse of King Haakon VII. She was a member of the British Royal Family as the youngest daughter of Edward VII and Alexandra of Denmark and granddaughter of Queen Victoria and also of Christian IX of Denmark. She was the younger sister of George V. Queen Maud was the first queen consort of Norway since 1380 who was not also queen consort of Denmark or Sweden.… Read More

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Princess Maud was christened at Marlborough House by John Jackson, Bishop of London, on 24 December 1869. … Read More


1885 15 Years Old She was a bridesmaid at the 1885 wedding of Queen Victoria’s youngest daughter Princess Beatrice, to Prince Henry of Battenberg.
1887 17 Years Old She, along with her sisters Princess Victoria and Princess Louise, received the Imperial Order of the Crown of India from Queen Victoria on 6 August 1887. … Read More


1893 23 Years Old She was a bridesmaid at the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of York (future George V and Queen Mary) on 6 July 1893.
1896 26 Years Old On 22 July 1896, Princess Maud married her first cousin, Prince Carl of Denmark, in the private chapel at Buckingham Palace. … Read More


1905 35 Years Old Prince Carl was an officer in the Danish navy and he and his family lived mainly in Denmark until 1905. … Read More


1921 51 Years Old She supported the feminist Katti Anker Møller's home for unwed mothers (1906), which was regarded as radical, designed furniture for the benefit of the Barnets utstilling (The Children's Exhibition) in 1921, and sold photographs for charitable purposes. … Read More


1937 67 Years Old Queen Maud's last public appearance in Britain was the coronation of her nephew, King George VI, in May 1937. … Read More
Maud came to England for a visit in October 1938. … Read More
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