Maud of Wales

Princess Maud Charlotte Mary Victoria of Wales

Daughter of Edward VII. King of the United Kingdom, then Prince of Wales (1841-1910) and his wife Alexandra, Princess of Denmark (1844-1925)

Born: Marlborough House, London 26. Nov 1869

Christened: Marlborough House 24. Dec 1869


Married: Private Chapel, Buckingham Palace 22. Jul 1896 Carl, Prince of Denmark, who became Haakon VII. King of Norway in 1905 (1872-1957), her first cousin, son of Frederik VIII. King of Denmark (1843-1912) and Lovisa, Princess of Sweden (1851-1926).


Died: London 20. Nov 1938 from heart failure after an operation

Buried: Akershus Castle (Akershus slot), Oslo



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 and godparents see Yvonne Demoskoff: Yvonne’s Royalty Home Page