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Heinrich Moritz von Battenberg was born 5 October 1858 in Milan, Italy to Alexander von Hessen und bei Rhein (1823-1888) and Julie Theresa von Hauke (1825-1895) and died 20 January 1896 in HMS Blonde, Sierra Leone of malaria. He married Beatrice of the United Kingdom (1857-1944) 23 July 1885 in Whippingham, England, United Kingdom. Notable ancestors include Johan Willem Friso van Nassau-Dietz (1687-1711), Henry II of England (1133-1189), William I of England (1027-1087), Charlemagne (747-814), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Alfred the Great (849-899), Gustav I of Sweden (1496-1560), Willem van Oranje (1533-1584), Robert I of Scotland (1274-1329). Ancestors are from Germany, the Netherlands, Latvia, France, the United Kingdom, Russia, Denmark, the Czech Republic, Spain, Hungary, Belgium, Sweden, Belarus, Ukraine, Poland, Austria, Lithuania, Bohemia, Portugal, Switzerland, Italy, Slovakia, Slovenia, Scotland, England, Turkey, the Byzantine Empire, Canaan.




Children


Offspring of Heinrich Moritz von Battenberg and Beatrice of the United Kingdom (1857-1944)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Alexander Mountbatten, Marquess of Carisbrooke (1886-1960) 23 November 1886 Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom 23 February 1960 Kensington Palace, Kensington, Greater London, England, United Kingdom Irene Francis Adza Denison (1890-1956)

Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg (1887-1969) 24 October 1887 Balmoral Castle, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, United Kingdom 15 April 1969 Lausanne, Switzerland Alfonso XIII de España (1886-1941)

Leopold Mountbatten (1889-1922) 21 May 1889 Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom 23 April 1922 Kensington Palace, Kensington, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Maurice of Battenberg (1891-1914) 3 October 1891 Balmoral Castle, Crathie, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, United Kingdom 27 October 1914 Ypres, West Flanders, Belgium




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