Elisabeth was born on 1 November 1864 as the second child of Ludwig IV, Grand Duke of Hesse and by Rhine, and Princess Alice, daughter of Queen Victoria.Though she came from one of the oldest and most noble houses in Germany, Elisabeth and her family lived a rather modest life by royal standards.
Princess Victoria Alberta Elizabeth Mathilde Marie of Hesse and by Rhine (5 April 1863 – 24 September 1950), later Victoria Mountbatten, Marchioness of Milford Haven, was the eldest daughter of Louis IV, Grand Duke of Hesse and by Rhine, and Princess Alice of the United Kingdom, daughter of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom and Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha.
Princess Marie Viktoria Feodore Leopoldine of Hesse and by Rhine (24 May 1874 – 16 November 1878) was a Hessian and Rhenish princess, a member of the House of Hesse-Darmstadt. She was the youngest child and fifth daughter of Louis IV, Grand Duke of Hesse and by Rhine , and Princess Alice of the United Kingdom .
Princess Irene Luise Marie Anne of Hesse and by Rhine (11 July 1866 – 11 November 1953) was the third child and third daughter of Princess Alice of the United Kingdom and Louis IV, Grand Duke of Hesse and by Rhine. Her maternal grandparents were Queen Victoria and Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha.
With the death of the childless Prince Louis in 1968, the male line of the Hesse and by Rhine became extinct. In popular culture [ edit ] The crash figures in the plot of A Matter of Honour by Jeffrey Archer , in which Grand Duke Georg has in his possession the jewels of his aunt, the last Tsaritsa of Russia , which the KGB are looking for.
William V, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel: 8. William VI, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel: 17. Countess Amalie Elisabeth of Hanau-Münzenberg: 4. Charles I, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel: 18. George William, Elector of Brandenburg (=22) 9. Margravine Hedwig Sophie of Brandenburg: 19. Countess Palatine Elisabeth Charlotte of the Rhine (=23) 2. Maximilian of ...
Princess Elisabeth of Denmark, RE (Elisabeth Caroline-Mathilde Alexandrine Helena Olga Thyra Feodora Estrid Margrethe Désirée; 8 May 1935 – 19 June 2018) was a member of the Danish royal family. She was the only daughter and eldest child of Hereditary Prince Knud and Hereditary Princess Caroline-Mathilde of Denmark , and a first cousin of the present Danish monarch , Queen Margrethe II .