Queen mothers
A Queen mother is a dowager queen who is the mother of the reigning monarch. The term has been used in English since at least 1577. It arises in hereditary monarchies in Europe and is also used to des...
Catherine de' Medici
Vie en image de Catherine de Medicis, l'une des plus grandes personnalités de la renaissance française.
Suniti Devi
Suniti Devi ( or Sunity Devi ) CIE (1864–1932) was the Maharani of Princely state of Koch Bihar, India.
She was a daughter of the renowned Brahmo Samaj reformist, Keshub Chandra Sen of Ca...
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Salve Regina
Salve Regina of Hermann von Reichenau sung by Les Petits Chanteurs de Passy (Gregorian notation below)The Salve Regina, also known as the Hail Holy Queen, is a Marian hymn and one of four Marian ant...
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Nazli Sabri
Nazli Sabri (Arabic: نزلي صبري / نازلى صبرى‎; Turkish: Nazlı Sabri) (25 June 1894 – 29 May 1978) was Queen of Egypt from 1919 to 1936 as the second wife of King Fuad.
Nazli was born ...
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Abijah (queen)
Abijah is a person named in the Old Testament. She was the daughter of a Zechariah, possibly Zechariah the son of Jeberechiah (2 Chr. 29:1; compare Isa. 8:2), and afterwards the wife of King Ahaz and ...
Jijabai
Jijabai, also known as Rajmata Jijabai, was the mother of Shivaji, founder of the Maratha Empire.
Jijabai was born on 12 January 1598 and a daughter of Lakhojirao Jadhav in present-day Buldhana d...
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Grandchildren of Victoria and Albert
This is a list of the 42 grandchildren of the British Queen Victoria (1819–1901, queen from 1837, married 1840) and her husband Prince Albert (the Prince Consort, 1819–1861), each of whom was therefor...
Grandchildren of Victoria and Albert - Wikipedia
Jedidah
Jedidah (literally meaning, "beloved") was the mother of king Josiah of Judah. (2 Kings 22:1)She was the wife of King Amon of Judah and a daughter of Adaiah of Boscath, a town in the Kingdom of Judah...
Naamah (wife of Solomon)
Naamah ("agreeable") was an ancient queen, wife of King Solomon and mother of his heir Rehoboam, according to both 1 Kings 14:21-31, and 2 Chronicles 12:13 in the Hebrew Bible. She was an Am...
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Maacah
Maacah (Codex Alexandrinus: Maacha, KJV: Maachah, Hebrew: מעכה Ma`aKhaH "Crushed") is a non-gender-specific personal name used in the Bible to refer to a number of different people.1 Kings 15:9-10 and...
Queen of Heaven
Queen of Heaven is a title given to the Blessed Virgin Mary by Christians mainly of the Roman Catholic Church, and also, to some extent, in Anglicanism and Eastern Orthodoxy, to whom the title is a co...
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Rajmata
A Queen mother is a dowager queen who is the mother of the reigning monarch. The term has been used in English since at least 1577. It arises in hereditary monarchies in Europe and is also used to des...
Keōpūolani
Kalanikauikaʻalaneo Kai Keōpūolani-Ahu-i-Kekai-Makuahine-a-Kama-Kalani-Kau-i-Kealaneo (1778–1823) was a queen consort of Hawaiʻi and the highest ranking wife of King Kamehameha I.
Keōp...
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Maria Anna of Austria
Maria Anna of Austria (Maria Anna Josepha; 7 September 1683 – 14 August 1754) was an Archduchess of Austria and Queen consort of Portugal. She was also Regent of Portugal from 1742 until 1750 during t...
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Amarindra
Queen Amarindra (Thai: อมรินทร; rtgs: Amarin; 15 March 1737 – 25 May 1826),was the Queen Consort of King Buddha Yodfa Chulaloke (Rama I), the founder of the Chakri Dynasty. Her birth name was...
Sri Sulalai
Princess Sri Sulalai (Thai: ศรีสุลาไลย, ศรีสุลาลัย; rtgs: Si Sulalai) or Princess Sri Suralai (Thai: ศรีสุราลัย, ศรีสุราไลย; rtgs: Si Suralai, 1770–1837) or formally Chao Chom Manda ...
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Maria Christina of Austria
Maria Christina Henriette Desideria Felicitas Raineria of Austria (21 July 1858 – 6 February 1929) was Queen of Spain as the second wife of King Alfonso XII. She was regent during the minority of the...
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Edward VIII abdication crisis
In 1936, a constitutional crisis in the British Empire was caused by King-Emperor Edward VIII's proposal to marry Wallis Simpson, an American socialite who was divorced from her first husband and was ...
Edward VIII abdication crisis - Wikipedia
Hamida Banu Begum
Hamida Banu Begam, 'Maryam Makani' (1527 – 29 August 1604) was a wife of the second Mughal Emperor, Humayun, and the mother of Mughal Emperor, Akbar. She built Humayun's mausoleum by a mix of Per...
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Louisa Ulrika of Prussia
Louisa Ulrika of Prussia (Swedish: Lovisa Ulrika; German: Luise Ulrike) (24 July 1720 – 16 July 1782) was Queen of Sweden between 1751 and 1771 as the spouse of King Adolf Frederick, an...
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Emma of Waldeck and Pyrmont
Princess Emma of Waldeck and Pyrmont (2 August 1858 – 20 March 1934) was Queen of the Netherlands and Grand Duchess of Luxembourg as the wife of King-Grand Duke William III. An immensely popular membe...
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María de Molina
María Alfonso Téllez de Menezes (c. 1265 – 1321), known as María de Molina, was the wife of Sancho IV of Castile. She was queen consort of Castile and León from 1284 to 1295, and served as regent for ...
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Piper to the Queen Mother
The Piper to the Queen Mother was a position in the British Royal Household in which the holder of the office was responsible for playing the bagpipes at the request of Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mothe...
Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother
Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon (4 August 1900 – 30 March 2002) was the wife of King George VI and the mother of Queen Elizabeth II and Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon. She was Queen con...
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Royal eponyms in Canada
In Canada, a number of sites and structures are named for royal individuals, whether a member of the past French Royal Family, British Royal Family, or present Canadian Royal Family thus reflecting th...
Royal eponyms in Canada - Wikipedia
Anne of Austria
Anne of Austria (22 September 1601 – 20 January 1666) was queen consort of France and Navarre, regent for her son, Louis XIV of France, and a Spanish and Portuguese Infanta by birth. During her ...
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Maria Christina of the Two Sicilies
Maria Christina of the Two Sicilies (Italian: Maria Cristina Ferdinanda di Borbone, principessa delle Due Sicilie, Spanish: María Cristina de Borbón, princesa de las Dos Sicilias; 27 April 180...
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Nanthild
Nanthild (c. 610 – 642), also known as Nantéchilde, Nanthechilde, Nanthildis, Nanthilde, or Nantechildis, was a Frankish queen consort and regent, the third of many consorts of Dagobert I, king of the...
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