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Queen Victoria's eldest daughter marries the heir to the Prussian throne

01/25/1858

Princess Victoria, the oldest child of Queen Victoria marries Prince Frederick-William of Prussia in the Saint James' Palace in London. Mendelsson's Wedding March is played and receives the massive publicity that will make it the most popular wedding music of all time. The couple will have will have six children, including the oldest, Queen Victoria's first grandchild, who will become Kaiser Wilhelm II. (By John Osborne)

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Benjamin Vincent, Haydn's Dictionary of Dates and Universal Information Relating to all Ages and Nations (New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1906), 475.

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