Queen Alexandra

Portrait of Queen Alexandra

Consort of King Edward VII
Born: 1844
Married: 1863
Died: 1925

  • Daughter of Christian IX of Denmark
  • Had a fine collection of Danish paintings and decorative art
  • Formed a splendid collection of works by Fabergé, helped by her sister Dagmar (Marie Feodorovna) who had married the future Tsar Alexander III in 1866
  • An enthusiastic and prolific amateur photographer
  • Her principal residences were Marlborough House, London (1863–1901 and 1911–25) and Sandringham House, Norfolk, in addition to Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle

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