Hawaii's Princess Ka'iulani in London, 1895 She was born October 16, 1875 in Honolulu, she was named (in part) after Queen Victoria, she spoke several languages fluently, and her name means “the royal sacred one” in Hawaiian. Princess Victoria Ka’iulani was the last crown princess of the Kingdom of Hawaii.
Queen Victoria with King George and Queen Mary, 1893
Queen Alexandra in her youth years. Maria Feodorovna (Nicholas’ mother) was sister to Queen Alexandra of Great Britain, which explained the striking resemblance between Tsar Nicholas II and King George V.
Queen Victoria with Prince Eddie-Duke of Clarence, Princess Alix of Hesse (later Tsarina Alexandrovna, wife of Czar Nicholas II), Princess Beatrice–Queen Victoria’s youngest daughter, German granddaughter of Queen Victoria by terrie
Did you know? On this day in 1917 the British royal family changed their name of Hanover to Windsor. Anti-German sentiment during WWI caused George V to change his dynasty name from Saxe-Coburg and Gotha to the House of Windsor. Older brother Prince Albert was in line for the throne, but died of pneumonia. George became successor and married his brother's fiancé.