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Victoria, Princess Royal
Victoria, German Empress Consort Queen Consort of Prussia, circa 1867
(1840-11-21)21 November 1840
5 August 1901(1901-08-05) (aged 60)
The Princess Victoria, Princess Royal (Victoria Adelaide Mary Louisa; 21 November 1840 – 5 August 1901) was the eldest child and daughter of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. She was created Princess Royal of the United Kingdom in 1841. She became queen of Prussia and Empress of Germany in 1888 until her husband's Friedrich's death a few months later. Her son Wilhelm II became German Emperor then. Her daughter Sophia of Prussia became Queen Consort of Greece Queen Consort of the Hellene.
Increasing isolated after weddings of her daughters Viktoria Sophia and Margaret, Empress Dowager Victoria died of breast cancer in Kronberg im Taunus, Germany, on 5 August 1901, not longer after her mother death on 22 January 1901 .
The generations indicate descent from George I, who formalised the use of the titles prince and princess for members of the British Royal Family. Where a princess may have been or is descended from George I more than once, her most senior descent, by which she bore or bears her title, is used.