There is probably no other clan like , whose fate and actions would be closely followed by the whole world. Although it might seem that almost everything is known about the Windsors, interesting facts and information about their lives that appear every now and then reveal secrets that have been hidden for years.
She led Britain for 70 years. Elizabeth II was the longest reigning woman in history
You could say she was an icon. The most famous monarch of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the House of Windsor was born on April 21, 1926 in London as the daughter of King George VI and his wife Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon. She took the throne in June 1953, when she was only 26, and ruled for the next 70 years. This made her the longest-reigning monarch of Great Britain and the longest-serving woman in world history. She lived to a ripe old age and died on September 8, 2022, at the age of 96. Then they began to analyze her complicated family tree, making a surprising discovery.
Queen Elizabeth II had Polish roots. Who was her ancestor?
Some time ago, the website analyzed the family tree of the British royal family, discovering that it had Polish roots. Her relative was King Casimir Jagiellon, who ruled Poland in the years 1447-1492. The relationship with the Polish dynasty resulted from the descent of King George VI, her father.
She is the daughter of George VI, who was the son of George V, who was the son of Edward VII, who was the son of Victoria of Hanover, who was the daughter of Edward Augustus of Hanover, who was the son of George III of Hanover, who was the son of Frederick Louis of Hanover, who was the son of George II of Hanover , who was the son of George I of Hanover, who was the son of Sophia Dorota of Wittelsbach, who was the daughter of Frederick V, who was the son of Frederick IV, who was the son of Louis VI of Wittelsbach, who was the son of Marie of Hohenzollern, who was the daughter of Casimir of Hohenzollern, who was the son of Sophia A Jagiellonian woman, who was the daughter of Casimir Jagiellon
– explains the portal.
Interestingly, Casimir Jagiellończyk was also the ancestor of, among others, Franz Joseph I, Queen Victoria or Nicholas II, as shown by many genetic tests. However, this is not the end of surprising information. It turns out that not only Queen Elizabeth II had . Her husband, Prince Philip, was in turn a descendant of the general of the Polish Army of the Kingdom of Poland, Maurycy Hauke, and his wife Zofia. His case, however, is less complicated. The Haukes had a grandson, Ludwik, who was the son of their daughter Julia. He took as his wife Queen Victoria’s granddaughter, Victoria of Hesse, with whom he had a daughter, Alice, who in turn was the mother of Prince Philip.
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