Queen Emma of Hawaii

Queen Emma of Hawaii

Queen Consort of King Kamehameha Iv From 1856 To His Death In 1863
Born Jan 2, 1836

Queen Consort Emma Kalanikaumakaamano Kaleleonālani Naʻea Rooke of Hawaiʻi was queen consort of King Kamehameha IV from 1856 to his death in 1863. She ran for ruling monarch against King Kalākaua but was defeated.

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1836 Birth Emma was born on January 2, 1836 in Honolulu and was often called Emalani ("royal Emma"). … Read More


1856 20 Years Old …  On June 19, 1856, she married Alexander Liholiho, who a year earlier had assumed the throne as Kamehameha IV. … Read More
1858 22 Years Old Two years later on May 20, 1858 Emma gave birth to a son, Prince Albert Edward Kamehameha. … Read More
1859 23 Years Old In 1859, Emma established Queen's Hospital and visited patients there almost daily whenever she was in residence in Honolulu. … Read More
1860 24 Years Old In 1860, Queen Emma and King Kamehameha IV petitioned the Church of England to help establish the Church of Hawaii. … Read More
1865 29 Years Old 1 More Event
Queen Emma was warmly received by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom. The two widow queens sympathized with each other and Queen Victoria recorded in her journal on the afternoon of September 9, 1865: … Read More


1883 47 Years Old In 1883, Emma suffered the first of several small strokes and died two years later on April 25, 1885 at the age of 49. … Read More
1885 49 Years Old Died on April 25, 1885.
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