Helena of the United Kingdom

Princess Helena Augusta Virctoria of the United Kingdom, called “Lenchen” by her family.

Daughter of Albert, Prince of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1819-1861) and Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1819-1901)

Born: Buckingham Palace, London 25. May 1846

Christened: Private Chapel, Buckingham Palace 25. Jul 1846


Married: Private Chapel, Windsor Castle 5. Jul 1866 Christian, Prince of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg (1831-1917), son of Christian August II. Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg (1798-1869) and his wife Lovisa-Sophie grevinnan Danneskjold-Samsøe (1797-1867).


Died: Schomberg House, London 9. Jun 1923

Buried: Royal Burial Ground, Frogmore, Windsor



Marlene A. Eilers ”Queen Victoria’s Descendants”, Rosvall Royal Books 1997;  Alison Weir: “Britain’s Royal Families”, Vintage Books 2008; Detlev Schwennicke "Europäische Stammtafeln. Neue Folgen", Vol. III/1, 1983, Verlag J. A. Stargaardt; for christening see Yvonne Demoskoff: Yvonne’s Royalty Home Page http://users.uniserve.com/~canyon/index.htm