Hauke, Julie von (1825–1895)

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Hauke, Julie von (1825–1895)

Countess of Hauke. Name variations: Countess von Haucke. Born Julie Theresa in Poland in 1825; died in 1895; daughter of Maurice von Hauke and Sophia Lafontaine ; became morganatic wife of Alexander of Hesse-Darmstadt, in October 1851 (died 1888); grandmother of Louis Mountbatten, earl Mountbatten of Burma; children: Mary of Battenberg (1852–1923); Louis of Battenberg, 1st marquess of Milford Haven (1854–1921, who married Victoria of Hesse-Darmstadt ); Alexander I, prince of Bulgaria (1857–1893); Henry of Battenberg (1858–1896, who married Beatrice , daughter of Queen Victoria ); Francis of Battenberg (1861–1924).