DENMARK CONNECTIONS

Information from "Windows Into Our Past A Genealogy of the Cowne, Gough & Associated Families, Volume 2", compiled by Judy Parsons Smith © 1998.

Christian IX of Denmark , King of Denmark

Christian IX of Denmark , King of Denmark , m. Princess Louise Wilhelmina of Hesse-Cassel.

Christian IX & Louise Wilhelmina (of Hesse-Cassel) Oldenburg had three (3) children:

1.      Dagmar Marie of Denmark , b. 1847; d. 1928; m. Alexander III , Tsar of All the Russias , b. 1845; d. 1894.
2.     
William of Denmark ( George I of the Hellenes ), b. 1845; d. 1913; m. Olga of Russia , b. 1851; d. 1926.
3.     
Alexandra of Denmark , b. 1844; d. 1925; m. Edward VII , son of Prince Albert & Queen Victoria, b. 1841; d. 1910.

Dagmar Marie of Denmark  

1. Tsarina Dagmar “Marie” of Denmark, daughter of Christian IX, King of Denmak & Princess Louise of Hesse-Cassel, b. 1847; d. Oct 1928, Copenhagen, Denmark; m. m. 1866 to Alexander III Alexandrovich Romanov , Czar of Russia , son of Alexander II Nicholevich Romanov , Czar of Russia & Marie of Hesse-Darmstadt, b. 1845; d. 1 Nov 1894, Livadia, Crimea, Near Yalta, Russia (a kidney ailment - nephritis); bur 19 Nov 1894.

She was known as Dagmar of Denmark ; Dowager Empress Maria Alexandrovna ; Consort of Alexander III.

Alexander III & Marie of Denmark had six (6) children:

1.1. Nicholas II Alexandrovich Romanov , Tsar of Russia , b. 1868; d. 1918; m. Alix of Hess , daughter of Louis IV & Alice , b. 1872; d. 1918.
1.2.   Alexander Alexandrovich Romanov
1.3.   George Alexandrovich Romanov , Grand Duke
1.4.  Xenia Romanov , Grand Duchess
1.5.  Michael “Mischa” Alexandrovich Romanov , Grand Duke
1.6.    Olga Alexandrovna Romanov , Grand Duchess

William of Denmark (George I of the Hellenes )

2.  William of Denmark (George I of the Hellenes ), son of Christian IX & Louise Wilhelmina (of Hesse-Cassel) Oldenburg, 1845; d. 1913; m. Olga of Russia , b. 1851; d. 1926.  William of Denmark & Olga of Russia had a son:

2.1.  Andrew of Greece , b. 2 Feb 1882; d. 1944; m. Alice of Battenberg , daughter of Louis of Battenburg & Victoria of Hess , b. 25 Feb 1885; d. 1967.  See  Houses of SaxeCoburg-Gotha and Windsor.

Alexandra of Denmark & Edward VII , King of England

3. Princess Alexandra of Denmark “Alix” Oldenburg, daughter of Christina IX of Denmark, King of Denmark & Princess Louise Wihlemina (of Hesse-Cassel) Oldenburg, b. 1 Dec 1844, Amalienborg, Copenhagen, Denmark; d. 20 Nov 1925, Sandringham House, Norfolk, England; bur. St. George’s Chapel, Windsor, England; m. 10 Mar 1863, St. George’s Chapel, Windsor, England to Edward VII , King of England, son of Albert Augustus, Prince of Saxe-Courg-Gota & Victoria (Hanover) , Queen of Britain Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, b. 9 Nov 1841, Buckingham Palace, London, England; bap. 25 Jan 1842, St. George’s Chapel, Windsor, England; d. 6 May 1910, Buckingham Palace, London, England; bur. 20 May 1910, St. George’s Chapel, Windsor, England.

Edward became king on 9 Aug 1902, Westminster Abbey, London, England at the age of 59.  He ruled until 1910.

Edward VII & Alexandra of Denmark had five (5) children:

2.1.   Albert Victor Christian Wettin , Duke of Clarence, b. 8 Jan 1864; d. 1892.  In 1877, he became a naval cadet on the Britannia at Spithead.
2.2. 
George Frederick Ernest Albert Windsor (George V, King of Britain), b. 3 Jun 1865; d. 1936; m. Mary of Teck , b. 1867; d. 1953.
2.3.  
Louise Victoria Alexandra Windsor, Princess Royal, b. 20 Feb 1867; d. 1931.
2.4. 
Victoria Alexandra Olga Mary Windsor , b. 6 Jul 1868.
2.5.  
Maud Charlotte Mary Victoria Windsor, b. 26 Nov 1869.
2.6.  
John Alexander Wettin , b. 6 Apr 1871.

For Further Information See House of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha and Windsor