Princess Louise Margaret of Prussia

Princess Louise Margaret of Prussia

Born Jul 25, 1860

Princess Louise Margaret of Prussia was a German princess, and later a member of the British Royal Family, the wife of Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn. She also served as the Viceregal Consort of Canada, when her husband served as the Governor General of Canada from 1911 to 1916.… Read More

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1860 Birth Born on July 25, 1860.
1870 9 Years Old Her father, a nephew of the German Emperor Wilhelm I, distinguished himself as a field commander during the Battle of Metz and the campaigns west of Paris in the 1870–71 Franco-Prussian War. … Read More


1879 18 Years Old On 13 March 1879, Princess Luise Margarete married Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn at St. George's Chapel Windsor. … Read More


1900 39 Years Old The Duchess of Connaught spent the first twenty years of her marriage accompanying her husband on his various deployments throughout the British empire. The Duke and Duchess of Connaught acquired Bagshot Park in Surrey as their country home and after 1900 used Clarence House as their London residence.


1911 50 Years Old She accompanied her husband to Canada in 1911, when he began his term as Governor-General.
1916 55 Years Old In 1916, she became colonel-in-chief of the 199th Canadian (Overseas) Infantry Battalion (The Duchess of Connaught's Own Irish-Canadian Rangers), CEF. … Read More
1917 57 Years Old Died on March 14, 1917.
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