Louise (1848–1939)

Updated About encyclopedia.com content Print Article Share Article
views updated

Louise (1848–1939)

English princess, sculptor, Duchess of Argyll, and daughter of Queen Victoria. Name variations: Princess Louise; Louise Saxe-Coburg. Born LouiseCaroline Alberta on March 18, 1848, in Buckingham Palace, London, England; died on December 3, 1939; fourth daughter and sixth child of Queen Victoria (1819–1901) and Prince Albert Saxe-Coburg; sister of King Edward VII of England; married John Campbell, 9th duke of Argyll (governor-general of Canada and Marquis of Lorne), on March 21, 1871 (annulled 1900); children: none.

suggested reading:

Longford, Elizabeth. Darling Loosy: Letters to Princess Louise, 1856–1939. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson.

Packard, Jerrold M. Victoria's Daughters. St. Martin's, 1998.