Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld

Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld


Princess Marie Luise Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, Princess of Leiningen, Duchess of Kent was the mother of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld.


1786 Birth Born in 1786.


1803 17 Years Old On 21 December 1803 at Coburg, she married (as his second wife) Charles, Prince of Leiningen (1763–1814), whose first wife, Henrietta of Reuss-Ebersdorf, was her aunt. … Read More


1818 32 Years Old On 29 May 1818 at Amorbach (and again on 11 July 1818 at Kew Palace) she married Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn (1767–1820). … Read More


1831 45 Years Old Conroy had high hopes for his patroness and himself: he envisioned Victoria succeeding the throne at a young age, thus needing a regency government, which, following the Regency Act of 1831, would be headed by the Princess's mother (who had already served in that capacity in Germany following the death of her first husband). … Read More


1861 75 Years Old The Duchess died on 16 March 1861, at the age of 74. … Read More
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