During his term as the Chief of Defence, Mountbatten was able to consolidate the three service departments of the military branch into a single Ministry of Defence. He was the son of and. While it was widely reported the pair had had an affair, Lady Pamela explained their relationship was never sexual. Through her mother, she was a granddaughter of. The Countess Mountbatten of Burma with her godson Prince Charles The Countess had a very close relationship with the British royal family. Lord Mountbatten remained a close confidant of his nephew, Philip, son of his sister Alice and Prince Andrew of Greece. Alternative Titles: Louis Francis Albert Victor Nicholas, Prince of Battenberg, Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, Viscount Mountbatten of Burma, Baron Romsey of Romsey Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten, original name Louis Francis Albert Victor Nicholas, prince of Battenberg, born June 25, 1900, Frogmore House, , Eng.
Lord Mountbatten proved to be a nimble negotiator, extracting agreements from Hindus and Moslems to form an interim joint government pending partition of the subcontinent into the states of Moslem Pakistan and Hindu India. And to command that the said Royal Concession and Declaration be recorded in the said College of Arms. Since his birth, he was popularly known by the title His Serene Highness Prince Louis of Battenberg. He was appointed Knight Commander, Order of the Bath K. Eilers, Queen Victoria's Descendants, page 189.
Few people of royal lineage played more versatile and colorful role than Lord Mountbatten, who refused to live the idle life of the royal and the rich. He became governor 1965 and then lord 1974 of the. Eilers, Queen Victoria's Descendants, page 160. Subsequently, with the death of his mother on 13 June 2017, Lord Brabourne became the 3rd Earl Mountbatten of Burma. Alexandra Louise Olga Victoria Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Princess Alexandra of Edinburgh was born on 1 September 1878 at. Hon Nicholas Timothy Charles Knatchbull b.
Admiral of the Fleet Louis Francis Albert Victor Nicholas Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma The title Earl Mountbatten of Burma was created in the of the in 1947 for , the last. He gained the rank of Midshipman in 1910 in the Royal Navy. Should the legitimate male line of both sisters become extinct, the peerages will become extinct. Not a single main objective was taken, yet casualties among the 6,000 soldiers and commandos were 60 percent. He was an influential figure in the lives of his nephew, the Duke of Edinburgh, and his great-nephew, Prince Charles. In unifying command of the British defense forces, he met opposition from admirals and generals who resisted change, but he won. For his immense capability and hard work, he was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant in 1920.
He was created 1st Viscount Mountbatten of Burma, of Romsey, co. In 1946 she married John Knatchbull, the 7th Baron Brabourne, who at the time was working as an aide to her father in the Far East. He had been a close friend and advisor of who had bestowed several honours on him during his reign. He gained the rank of Rear-Admiral in 1946. Hereinafter cited as The Book of Kings.
Hereinafter cited as The Book of Kings. In 1979 she was with her father on the boat at Mullaghmore, in Ireland, when he was assassinated, together with her son, the Hon Nicholas Knatchbull. Should the legitimate male line of descent of the 2nd Countess Mountbatten of Burma become extinct, the peerages will be inherited by her sister, , and her legitimate heirs male. Essex, and has issue died 27 Aug 1979 created 23 Aug 1946 Viscount Mountbatten of Burma, of Romsey in the County of Southampton, with remainder to the heirs male of his body, and in default of such issue to his elder daughter and the heirs male of her body, and to every other daughter successively in order of seniority of age and priority of birth, and to the heirs male of their bodies 28 Oct 1947 Baron Romsey, of Romsey in the County of Southampton, and Earl Mountbatten of Burma, with the same special remainder as the Viscountcy suc. He then resigned himself to a plan for partition, creating the independent nations of India and Pakistan. Sir Ernest Cassel was a successful financier and capitalist who had become one of the richest men in Europe. She gained the title of Prinzessin Victoria von Sachsen-Coburg und Gotha.
She and her younger sister, Lady Pamela Hicks, would often play with the future Queen and Princess Margaret, and when Patricia married Lord Brabourne in 1947, Princess Elizabeth, Princess Margaret, Lady Pamela and Princess Alexandra of Kent acted as her bridesmaids. Essex, and has issue by both wives 4. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families. The Prince took Lord Mountbatten along on a world tour in 1920 and on a state visit to India the following year. Inside the Abbey nine-year-old Princess Alexandra sought impulsively to straighten the folds of one soiled train, but was admonished by Lord Mountbatten with the slight lift of a finger. Marie of Edinburgh, Queen of Romania Marie Alexandra Victoria Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Princess of Edinburgh was born on 29 October 1875 at.
He gained the rank of Cadet in 1913 in the Royal Navy. He would later go on to produce films including A Passage to India and Death on the Nile. He was awarded the Order of Merit O. She is survived by four sons and two daughters. It was while on an inspection tour for the St.
He was appointed Companion, Order of the Bath C. Arnold McNaughton, The Book of Kings: A Royal Genealogy, in 3 volumes London, U. Should the legitimate male line of both sisters go extinct, the titles will become extinct. Mountbatten was assassinated in 1979 by terrorists who planted a bomb in his boat. Victoria Melita Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Princess of the United Kingdom was born on 25 November 1876 at. He was given the name of Ludwig Alexander von Battenberg at birth.
Eilers, Queen Victoria's Descendants Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co. She was awarded the Royal Red Cross R. It was created in 1947 for , the last. John Knatchbull, 7th Baron Brabourne 1924-2005 was the husband of Countess Mountbatten. He had two sisters, Princess Andrew of Greece and Denmark and Queen Louise of Sweden and a brother George Mountbatten, 2nd Marquess of Milford Haven.