When, during World War I, German names and titles were looked upon with disdain in England, the Battenbergs changed their name to Mountbatten, so Louie was styled Lady Louise Mountbatten. In 1923 she married Crown Prince Gustav Adolf of Sweden, and they later ruled Sweden as King and Queen. This picture is the frontispiece form Marget Fjellman's Louise Mountbatten, Queen of Sweden, London: George Allen and Unwin Ltd., English ed., 1968.
Below is Princess Louise of Battenberg's sister Princess Alice of Battenberg (also painted 1907), who was by then married to Prince Andrew of Greece.
By: Natasha Wallace
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