Category:Maria Alexandrovna (Duchess of Edinburgh)

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Alexander II and Maria Alexandrovna's children:
Nicholas AlexandrovichSimple crown icon.svg Alexander IIIVladimir AlexandrovichAlexey AlexandrovichSergei AlexandrovichPaul Alexandrovich
AlexandraMaria Alexandrovna (of Edinburgh)

Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia (later Duchess of Edinburgh and Duchess of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha; 17 October 1853 – 24 October 1920) was a daughter of Alexander II of Russia and Empress Maria Alexandrovna. Maria became the wife of Alfred, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, the second son of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom and Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha.


Name Birth Death Notes
Prince Alfred of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg-Gotha ("Young Affie") 15 October 1874 6 February 1899 Hereditary Prince of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha from 22 August 1893
Marie of Edinburgh 29 October 1875 18 July 1938 married, 10 January 1893, King Ferdinand I of Romania (1865-1927); had issue
Princess Victoria Melita of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg-Gotha ("Ducky") 25 November 1876 2 March 1936 married (1), 19 April 1894, Ernest Louis, Grand Duke of Hesse; had issue; divorced 21 December 1901

(2) 8 October 1905, the Grand Duke Cyril Vladimirovich of Russia; had issue

Princess Alexandra 1 September 1878 16 April 1942 married, 20 April 1896, Prince Ernst of Hohenlohe-Langenburg; had issue
Stillborn son 13 October 1879 13 October 1879
Princess Beatrice 20 April 1884 13 July 1966 married, 15 July 1909, Don Alfonso, Infante of Spain, 3rd Duke of Galliera; had issue

Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia 
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Russian Grand Duchess
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Date of birth17 October 1853
Date of death24 October 1920
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Noble title
  • Romanov-Holstein-Gottorp
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