Famous German Empresses & Queens

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 1 Anne of Cleves

Anne of Cleves
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Famous As: Queen of England (1540)
Birthdate: September 22, 1515
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Düsseldorf, Germany
Died: July 16, 1557

Anne of Cleves was the Queen of England for 6 months in 1540, as the fourth wife of King Henry VIII. Their unconsummated marriage deprived led to the annulment of the marriage, following which she received a settlement and came to be known as the King's Beloved Sister.

 2 Alexandra Feodorovna

Alexandra Feodorovna
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Famous As: Empress consort of Russia (1894-1917), Saint
Birthdate: June 6, 1872
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Darmstadt, Germany
Died: July 17, 1918

Alexandra Feodorovna, wife of Emperor Nicholas II, was the last Russian tsarina and reigned from 1894 to 1917. She suffered from hemophilia. Alexandra and her entire family were murdered by the Bolshevik revolutionaries. In 2000, the Russian Orthodox Church canonized her as Saint Alexandra the Passion Bearer.

 3 Empress Elisabeth of Austria

Empress Elisabeth of Austria
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Famous As: Empress of Austria and Queen of Hungary (1854-1898)
Birthdate: December 24, 1837
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: September 10, 1898

Empress Elisabeth of Austria was Queen of Hungary and Empress of Austria from 1854 to 1898, making her the longest-reigning Austrian empress. Often visiting Hungary for its relaxed environment, Elisabeth developed a deep kinship with Hungary, which in turn helped her influence the rise of the dual monarchy of Austria–Hungary in 1867.

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 4 Maria Theresa

Maria Theresa
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Famous As: Holy Roman Empress (1745-1765)
Birthdate: May 13, 1717
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: November 29, 1780

The mother of 16 children, Maria Theresa was the only female monarch of the Habsburg empire which she ruled with absolute power. She was known for industrial and educational reforms which led to the development of Austria during her 40-year reign. The devout Roman Catholic, who overtly disliked Jews and the Protestants, was sometimes criticized for her religious intolerance.

 

 5 Victoria, Princess Royal

Victoria, Princess Royal
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Famous As: German Empress and Queen of Prussia (1888)
Birthdate: November 21, 1840
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London, England
Died: August 5, 1901

Victoria, Princess Royal was the Queen of Prussia and German Empress from 9 March 1888 to 15 June 1888. Victoria, Princess Royal had an opportunity to influence the German Empire's policy, but the death of her husband German Emperor Frederick III, just 99 days after his accession, ruined her opportunity. Victoria has been portrayed in several movies and TV series.

 6 Empress Matilda

Empress Matilda
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Famous As: Holy Roman Empress (1114-1125)
Birthdate: February 7, 1102
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sutton Courtenay, England
Died: September 10, 1167

Empress Matilda was the daughter of King Henry I of England and one of the claimants to the throne of England during the 'Anarchy'. Her participation in the civil war and tales of bravery have been the subject of historical fiction. She has also been depicted in films, stage shows, and TV series.

 7 Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz

Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
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Famous As: Queen Consort of Great Britain and Ireland (1761-1818)
Birthdate: May 19, 1744
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Mirow, Germany
Died: November 17, 1818
Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, wife of King George III, reigned as the queen of Great Britain and Ireland from 1761 to 1818, and her reign saw the two kingdoms unite into the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. An amateur art lover and botanist, she also expanded the Kew Gardens.
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 8 Viktoria Luise of Prussia

Viktoria Luise of Prussia
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: September 13, 1892
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Potsdam, Germany
Died: December 11, 1980

 9 Queen Silvia of Sweden

Queen Silvia of Sweden
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: December 23, 1943
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Heidelberg, Germany

 10 Claude of France

Claude of France
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Famous As: French Princess
Birthdate: November 12, 1547
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Fontainebleau, France
Died: February 21, 1575

 11 Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen

Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: August 13, 1792
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Meiningen, Germany
Died: December 2, 1849

 12 Sophia of Prussia

Sophia of Prussia
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: June 14, 1870
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New Palace, Potsdam, Germany
Died: January 13, 1932

 13 Elizabeth Charlotte, Madame Palatine

Elizabeth Charlotte, Madame Palatine
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Famous As: German Princess
Birthdate: May 27, 1652
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Heidelberg Castle, Heidelberg, Electoral Palatinate, Holy Roman Empire
Died: December 8, 1722

 14 Frederica of Hanover

Frederica of Hanover
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: April 18, 1917
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Blankenburg, Germany
Died: February 6, 1981

 15 Louise of Hesse-Kassel

Louise of Hesse-Kassel
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Famous As: Queen of Denmark
Birthdate: September 7, 1817
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kassel, Electorate of Hesse, German Confederation
Died: September 29, 1898

 16 Princess Elisabeth of Hesse and by Rhine

Princess Elisabeth of Hesse and by Rhine
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: November 1, 1864
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bessungen, Darmstadt, Germany
Died: July 18, 1918

 17 Caroline of Ansbach

Caroline of Ansbach
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Famous As: Queen of Great Britain and Ireland (1727-1737)
Birthdate: March 1, 1683
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ansbach, Germany
Died: November 20, 1737

The wife of King George II, Caroline of Ansbach served as the queen consort of Great Britain and Ireland from 1727 until her death in 1737. She also became the electress consort of Hanover upon George II's accession in 1727. Caroline is credited with bolstering the House of Hanover's place during a difficult period of political instability in Britain.

 18 Brunhild

Brunhild
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Germany

 19 Maria Alexandrovna of Hesse

Maria Alexandrovna of Hesse
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Famous As: Empress
Birthdate: August 8, 1824
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Darmstadt, Germany
Died: June 3, 1880

Maria Alexandrovna of Hesse was the daughter of Prince Hereditary Ludwig of Hesse and Princess Wilhelmine of Baden. She was the first wife of Russian Emperor Alexander II. She was a co-founder of the Russian Red Cross and established Russia's first all-female schools. She also helped her husband end serfdom in Russia. She suffered from tuberculosis and died in 1880. 

 20 Princess Marie-Auguste of Anhalt

Princess Marie-Auguste of Anhalt
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Famous As: Aristocrat
Birthdate: June 10, 1898
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ballenstedt, Germany
Died: May 22, 1983

 21 Maria Feodorovna

Maria Feodorovna
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Famous As: Empress
Birthdate: October 25, 1759
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Szczecin, Poland
Died: November 5, 1828

 22 Sophia Dorothea of Celle

Sophia Dorothea of Celle
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: September 15, 1666
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Celle, Germany
Died: November 13, 1726

 23 Alexandra Fyodorovna

Alexandra Fyodorovna
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Famous As: Empress
Birthdate: July 13, 1798
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Potsdam, Germany
Died: November 1, 1860

Alexandra Feodorovna Romanova was the daughter of Frederick William III, King of Prussia, and Duchess Louise of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. She had a difficult childhood and lost her mother when she was just 12. She married Nicholas I, who later reigned as Emperor of Russia. The couple had a happy marriage that lasted till Nicholas’ death in 1855. 

 24 Princess Alexandrine of Baden

Princess Alexandrine of Baden
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Famous As: Aristocrat
Birthdate: December 6, 1820
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Karlsruhe, Germany
Died: December 20, 1904

 25 Hermine Reuss of Greiz

Hermine Reuss of Greiz
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: December 17, 1887
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Greiz, Principality of Reuss-Greiz, German Empire
Died: August 7, 1947

 26 Princess Irene of Hesse and by Rhine

Princess Irene of Hesse and by Rhine
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: July 11, 1866
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New Palace, Darmstadt, Grand Duchy of Hesse, German Empire
Died: November 11, 1953

 27 Lady May Abel Smith

Lady May Abel Smith
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Birthdate: January 23, 1906
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Claremont, Esher, Surrey
Died: May 29, 1994

 28 Princess Adelheid of Hohenlohe-Langenburg

Princess Adelheid of Hohenlohe-Langenburg
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Famous As: Aristocrat
Birthdate: July 20, 1835
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Langenburg, Germany
Died: January 25, 1900

 29 Archduchess Gisela of Austria

Archduchess Gisela of Austria
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: July 12, 1856
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Laxenburg, Austria
Died: July 27, 1932

 30 Maria of Yugoslavia

Maria of Yugoslavia
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Famous As: Consort
Birthdate: January 6, 1900
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gotha, Germany
Died: June 22, 1961

 31 Isabeau of Bavaria

Isabeau of Bavaria
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: 1370 AD
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: September 24, 1435

 32 Sophia Dorothea of Hanover

Sophia Dorothea of Hanover
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: March 16, 1687
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hanover, Principality of Calenberg
Died: June 28, 1757

 33 Princess Thyra of Denmark

Princess Thyra of Denmark
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: September 29, 1853
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Yellow Palace, Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: February 26, 1933

 34 Isabella of Portugal

Isabella of Portugal
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Famous As: Queen of Spain
Birthdate: October 24, 1503
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal
Died: May 1, 1539

Isabella of Portugal was Holy Roman Empress and Queen consort of Italy by her marriage to Emperor Charles V. She also served as the Queen consort of Spain, Queen of the Romans, and Lady of the Netherlands from 1526 to 1539. Due to Emperor Charles V's constant travels, she was  the regent of Spain and under her regency Spain was quite prosperous .

 35 Princess Helena of Waldeck and Pyrmont

Princess Helena of Waldeck and Pyrmont
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Famous As: Aristocrat
Birthdate: February 17, 1861
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Arolsen, Germany
Died: September 1, 1922

 36 Princess Beatrice of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha

Princess Beatrice of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
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Famous As: Aristocrat
Birthdate: April 20, 1884
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Eastwell Park, Kent, England
Died: July 13, 1966

 37 Princess Marie Louise of Schleswig-Holstein

Princess Marie Louise of Schleswig-Holstein
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: August 12, 1872
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cumberland Lodge, Old Windsor
Died: December 8, 1956

 38 Victoria of Baden

Victoria of Baden
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: August 7, 1862
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Karlsruhe, Germany
Died: April 4, 1930

 39 Princess Louise Margaret of Prussia

Princess Louise Margaret of Prussia
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Famous As: Aristocrat
Birthdate: July 25, 1860
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Marmorpalais, Potsdam, Germany
Died: March 14, 1917

 40 Louise of Mecklenburg-Strelitz

Louise of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
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Famous As: Queen of Prussia and the wife of King Frederick William III
Birthdate: March 10, 1776
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hanover, Germany
Died: July 19, 1810

 41 Princess Alexandra of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha

Princess Alexandra of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
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Famous As: Aristocrat
Birthdate: September 1, 1878
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Schloss Rosenau, Coburg, Rödental, Germany
Died: April 16, 1942

 42 Princess Josephine Charlotte of Belgium

Princess Josephine Charlotte of Belgium
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Famous As: Aristocrat
Birthdate: October 11, 1927
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Royal Palace of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium
Died: January 10, 2005

 43 Grand Duchess Kira Kirillovna of Russia

Grand Duchess Kira Kirillovna of Russia
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Famous As: Aristocrat
Birthdate: May 9, 1909
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: September 8, 1967

 44 Princess Viktoria of Prussia

Princess Viktoria of Prussia
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: April 12, 1866
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New Palace, Potsdam, Germany
Died: November 13, 1929

 45 Princess Ludovika of Bavaria

Princess Ludovika of Bavaria
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Famous As: Aristocrat
Birthdate: August 30, 1808
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: January 25, 1892

 46 Princess Marie of Hesse and by Rhine

Princess Marie of Hesse and by Rhine
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: May 24, 1874
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Darmstadt, Germany
Died: November 16, 1878

 47 Nadejda Mountbatten, Marchioness of Milford Haven

Nadejda Mountbatten, Marchioness of Milford Haven
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Famous As: Aristocrat
Birthdate: March 28, 1896
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cannes, France
Died: January 22, 1963

 48 Matilda of England, Duchess of Saxony

Matilda of England, Duchess of Saxony
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Famous As: Aristocrat
Birthdate: May 31, 1156
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England
Died: June 28, 1189

 49 Princess Feodora of Saxe-Meiningen

Princess Feodora of Saxe-Meiningen
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Famous As: Aristocrat
Birthdate: May 12, 1879
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Potsdam, Germany
Died: August 26, 1945

 50 Emma of Waldeck and Pyrmont

Emma of Waldeck and Pyrmont
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Famous As: Regent
Birthdate: August 2, 1858
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Arolsen Castle, Arolsen, Germany
Died: March 20, 1934