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Maud of Wales

Noble person

Maud of Wales Princess Maud of Wales (Maud Charlotte Mary Victoria; 26 November 1869 – 20 November 1938) was Queen of Norway as spouse of King Haakon VII. She was a member of the British Royal Family as the youngest daughter of Edward VII and Alexandra of Denmark and granddaughter of Queen Victoria and also of Christian IX of Denmark. She was the younger sister of George V. Queen Maud was the first queen consort of Norway since 1380 who was not also queen consort of Denmark or Sweden. Princess Maud of Wales was born at Marlborough House, London as the daughter of Albert Edward, Prince of Wales, the eldest son of Queen Victoria and at that time heir apparent to the British throne. Her mother was Princess Alexandra of Denmark. Princess Maud was christened at Marlborough House by John Jackson, Bishop of London, on 24 December 1869. Her godparents were her paternal uncle The Prince Leopold (for whom The Duke of Cambridge stood proxy); Prince Frederick William of Hesse-Kassel (represented by Prince Francis of Teck); Count Gleichen; the Duchess of Nassau (for whom Princess Francis of Teck); the King of Sweden and Norway (who was represented by Baron Hochschild, the Swedish minister); the Princess of  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Known as
Her Royal Highness Princess Maud of Wales,Her Majesty The Queen of Norway,Maud, Queen of Norway
Date of birth
1869-11-26
Place of birth
Marlborough House
Parents
Edward VII of the United Kingdom, Princess Victoria Alexandra of the United Kingdom, Alexandra of Denmark, George V of the United Kingdom
Spouse(s)
Haakon VII of Norway
Children
George V of the United Kingdom Olav V of Norway Princess Victoria Alexandra of the United Kingdom
Siblings
George V of the United Kingdom Louise Princess Royal and Duchess of Fife Prince Albert Victor Duke of Clarence Prince Alexander John of Wales Princess Victoria Alexandra of the United Kingdom

Death

Date of death
1938-11-20
Cause of death
Myocardial infarction
Place of death
London
Place of burial
Akershus Fortress,Oslo

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