Princess Irene and her surviving siblings spent annual holidays in England and their grandmother sent instructions to their governess regarding their education and approving the pattern of their dresses. With her sister Alix, Irene was a bridesmaid at the 1885 wedding of their maternal aunt, Princess Beatrice, to Prince Henry of Battenberg.
Two generations earlier, another princess of Hesse-Darmstadt had married a Tsesarevich: Marie's paternal great-aunt, Natalia Alexeievna, the first wife of Tsar Paul I, Alexander's grandfather. In addition, Marie's maternal aunt Louise of Baden (Empress Elizabeth Alexeievna) had married Tsar Alexander I , though she died when Marie was only two years old.
Princess Elisabeth (“Ella”) was born on November 1, 1864 in Bessungen, Hesse the second child and daughter of Princess Alice of the United Kingdom and Ludwig IV, Grand Duke of Hesse and by Rhine (House of Hesse-Darmstadt). She was a granddaughter of Great Britain’s, Queen Victoria and an older sister of Alexandra, the last Russian Empress. Her siblings were Princess Victoria of Hesse and ...
Sophie de Grèce (en grec moderne : Σοφία της Ελλάδας / Sophía tis Elládas ; en espagnol : Sofía de Grecia), princesse de Grèce et de Danemark puis, par son mariage, reine d'Espagne, est née le 2 novembre 1938 au palais de Psychikó, en Grèce.
Dagmar de Dinamarca (María Sofía Federica Dagmar de Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg; Copenhague, 26 de noviembre de 1847 - Hvidøre, 13 de octubre de 1928), miembro de la Familia real danesa, fue emperatriz consorte de Rusia como esposa del zar Alejandro III con el nombre de María Fiódorovna Románova (en ruso: Мария Фёдоровна Рома́нова).
22/02/2018 · Princesses Irene, Victoria, Elisabeth and Alix (public domain) Aside from her role as a mother, Alice continued to support numerous charities, especially devoting herself to women’s causes. She became interested in nursing and befriended Florence Nightingale; this interest became useful when Hesse was caught up in the Austro-Prussian war on the side of Austria in 1866.