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Margaret of Prussia
Margit of Prussia.jpg
An official portrait of Queen Margaret of Finland
Queen consort of Finland
Tenure 9 October 1918 – 28 May 1940
Spouse Charles I of Finland
Issue
Prince Friedrich Wilhelm of Hesse-Kassel
Prince Maximilian of Hesse-Kassel
Philipp, Landgrave of Hesse
Fredrik II, King of Finland
Prince Christoph of Hesse-Kassel
Prince Richard of Hesse-Kassel
Full name
German: Margarethe Beatrice Feodore
English: Margaret Beatrice Feodora
House House of Hohenzollern
Father Frederick III, German Emperor
Mother Victoria, Princess Royal
Born 22 April 1872
Potsdam, Prussia, Germany Flag of the German Empire
Died 22 January 1954 (aged 81)
Kotka, Finland Flag of Finland
Burial Turku Cathedral
Religion Evangelical Lutheran Church

Margarete Beatrice Feodora (22 April 1872 – 22 January 1954) was Queen of Finland as spouse of King Kaarle I. She was a daughter of Frederick III, German Emperor and Victoria, Princess Royal. She lost three sons in both the Great War and the European War.

Early lifeEdit

Titles, styles, honours and armsEdit

Titles and stylesEdit

  • 22 April 1872 – 25 January 1893: Her Royal Highness Princess Margaret of Prussia
  • 25 January 1893 – 9 October 1918: Her Royal Highness The Hereditary Princess of Hesse
  • 9 October 1918 – 28 May 1940: Her Majesty The Queen of Finland
  • 28 May 1940 – 22 January 1954: Her Majesty The Dowager Queen of Finland

Arms Edit

Princess Margaret of Prussia
Born: 22 April 1872 Died: 22 January 1954
Finnish royalty
Vacant
Title last held by
Alix of Hesse and by Rhine
as Grand Duchess of Finland
Queen consort of Finland
1918–1940
Succeeded by
Victoria of Baden