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Louis of Burma Mountbatten, Earl Mountbatten of Burma[1]

Male 1900 - 1979  (79 years)


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  • Name Louis of Burma Mountbatten 
    Suffix Earl Mountbatten of Burma 
    Born 25 Jun 1900  Windsor, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Acceded 28 Oct 1947 
    Died 27 Aug 1979  Donegal Bay, County Sligo, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cause: Murdered in a terrorist explosion 
    Notes 
    • Murdered in a terrorist explosion on his yacht whilst on holiday.
      Was driven, by the treatment of his father, to strive to become the perfect
      sailor. He achieved his ambitition and was made first sea lord, despite his
      attrocious record with HMS Kelly his first ship which he sunk. Made commander
      in S.E Asia and gained the great respect of the troops. Was made the last
      Viceroy of India and oversaw the division of that country. Befriended Prince
      Charles.
      http://www.hull.ac.uk/php/cssbct/cgi-bin/gedlkup.php/n=royal?royal00103
    Person ID I16022  Glenn Cook Family
    Last Modified 30 Nov 2006 

    Father Louis von Battenberg,, Prince of Battenberg,   b. 24 May 1854, Graz, Austria Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1921, Naval Club, Piccadilly, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Victoria Alberta von Hessen, Princess of Hesse,   b. 5 Apr 1863, Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1950, Kensington Palace, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 30 Apr 1884  Darmstadt, , Hessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F7490  Group Sheet

    Family Hon. Edwina Cynthia Annette Ashley,   b. 28 Nov 1901, Broadlands, Romsey, Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1960, Jesselton, North Borneo Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 18 Jul 1922  St.Margaret's, Westminster Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Patricia Edwina Victoria Mountbatten, Countess Mountbatten,   b. 14 Feb 1924, Brook House, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Lady Pamela Carmen Louise Mountbatten
    Last Modified 30 Nov 2006 
    Family ID F7662  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S36] Directory of Royal Genealogical Data, Brian Tompsett, Dept of Computer Science, University of Hull, England([email protected]), (This work is Copyright b 1994-2002 Brian C Tompsett).