British Line of Succession on 7 July 1856

Queen Victoria
Image: Alexander Bassano [Public domain]

Sovereign: Queen Victoria

Age 37 (born 24 May 1819, will die on 22 January 1901)
Sovereign since 20 June 1837 (19 years, 0 months)

Previous change: 7 April 1853 | Next change: 14 April 1857
Previous day: 6 July 1856 | Next day: 8 July 1856

  1. Prince Albert, The Prince of Wales (King Edward VII)
    Age 14 (born 9 November 1841, will die on 6 May 1910),
    Son of the sovereign
  2. Alfred, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
    Age 11 (born 6 August 1844, will die on 30 July 1900),
    Son of the sovereign
  3. Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn
    Age 6 (born 1 May 1850, will die on 16 January 1942),
    Son of the sovereign
  4. Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany
    Age 3 (born 7 April 1853, will die on 28 March 1884),
    Son of the sovereign
  5. Victoria, Princess Royal
    Age 15 (born 21 November 1840, will die on 5 August 1901),
    Daughter of the sovereign
  6. Princess Alice of the United Kingdom
    Age 13 (born 25 April 1843, will die on 14 December 1878),
    Daughter of the sovereign
  7. Princess Helena of the United Kingdom
    Age 10 (born 25 May 1846, will die on 9 June 1923),
    Daughter of the sovereign
  8. Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll
    Age 8 (born 18 March 1848, will die on 3 December 1939),
    Daughter of the sovereign
  9. George V of Hanover
    Age 37 (born 27 May 1819, will die on 12 June 1878),
    First cousin of the sovereign
  10. Ernest Augustus, Crown Prince of Hanover
    Age 10 (born 21 September 1845, will die on 14 November 1923),
    First cousin once removed of the sovereign
  11. Princess Frederica of Hanover
    Age 8 (born 9 January 1848, will die on 16 October 1926),
    First cousin once removed of the sovereign
  12. Princess Marie of Hanover
    Age 6 (born 3 December 1849, will die on 4 June 1904),
    First cousin once removed of the sovereign
  13. Prince George, Duke of Cambridge
    Age 37 (born 28 Mar 1819, will die on 17 March 1904),
    First cousin of the sovereign
  14. George FitzGeorge
    Age 12 (born 24 August 1843, will die on 2 September 1907),
    First cousin once removed of the sovereign
    Excluded: Illegitimate
  15. Adolphus FitzGeorge
    Age 10 (born 30 January 1846, will die on 17 December 1922),
    First cousin once removed of the sovereign
    Excluded: Illegitimate
  16. Augustus FitzGeorge
    Age 9 (born 12 June 1847, will die on 30 October 1933),
    First cousin once removed of the sovereign
  17. Princess Augusta of Cambridge
    Age 33 (born 19 July 1822, will die on 5 December 1916),
    First cousin of the sovereign
  18. Adolf Friedrich V, Grand Duke of Mecklenberg-Strelitz
    Age 7 (born 22 July 1848, will die on 11 June 1914),
    First cousin once removed of the sovereign
  19. Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge
    Age 22 (born 27 November 1833, will die on 27 October 1897),
    First cousin of the sovereign
  20. Princess Mary, Duchess of Gloucester
    Age 80 (born 25 Apr 1776, will die on 30 April 1857),
    Aunt of the sovereign
  21. Charles II, Duke of Brunswick
    Age 51 (born 30 Oct 1804, will die on 18 August 1873),
    Second cousin of the sovereign
  22. William, Duke of Brunswick
    Age 50 (born 25 Apr 1806, will die on 18 October 1884),
    Second cousin of the sovereign
  23. William I of Württemberg
    Age 74 (born 27 Sep 1781, will die on 25 June 1864),
    Second cousin of the sovereign
  24. Charles I of Württemberg
    Age 33 (born 6 March 1823, will die on 6 October 1891),
    Second cousin once removed of the sovereign
  25. Princess Marie Friederike Charlotte of Württemberg
    Age 39 (born 30 Oct 1816, will die on 4 January 1887),
    Second cousin once removed of the sovereign
  26. Princess Sophie of Württemberg
    Age 38 (born 17 Jun 1818, will die on 3 June 1877),
    Second cousin once removed of the sovereign
  27. William, Prince of Orange
    Age 15 (born 4 September 1840),
    Second cousin twice removed of the sovereign
  28. Alexander, Prince of Orange
    Age 4 (born 25 August 1851, will die on 21 June 1884),
    Second cousin twice removed of the sovereign
  29. Princess Catherine of Württemberg
    Age 34 (born 24 August 1821, will die on 6 December 1898),
    Second cousin once removed of the sovereign
  30. William II of Württemberg
    Age 8 (born 25 February 1848, will die on 2 October 1921),
    Second cousin twice removed of the sovereign
  31. Princess Augusta of Württemberg
    Age 30 (born 4 January 1826, will die on 3 December 1898),
    Second cousin once removed of the sovereign
  32. Prince Wilhelm of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach
    Age 3 (born 21 December 1852, will die on 15 December 1924),
    Second cousin twice removed of the sovereign

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