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1858 portrait of HRH Prince Frederick William of Prussia

Victoria, Princess Royal and Prince Frederick William of Prussia, the future German Emperor Frederick III. They were the parents of Emperor (Kaiser) William II.

The famous picture of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert with their daughter Victoria on her wedding day, 25 January 1858. The Queen is blurry because she couldn't stop shaking from the anxiety of her daughter leaving home.

Royal wedding of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. The wedding took place in The Chapel Royal of St. James' Palace. Victoria married her first cousin, Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, in 1840. Their nine children married into royal and noble families across the continent, tying them together and earning her the nickname "the grandmother of Europe".

Victoria's children (first): Princess Victoria (Vicky), Princess Royal. She became the Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia when she married German Emperor Frederick III. She was therefore the Crown Princess of the UK as well as being known as Empress Frederick of Prussia. She was the mother of Kaiser Wilhelm II. She died only a few months after her mother, Victoria, of cancer, in 1902.

Princess Charlotte of Prussia, daughter of Frederick III of Prussia and Princess Vicky, grand-daughter of Queen Victoria, sister to Kaiser Wilhelm II.

Queen Victoria, the Prince Consort and Victoria, Princess Royal in the dress they wore at the marriage of Princess Royal. . | Royal Collection Trust

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