Alde of Alania

Lost Kingdoms – Kingdom of Georgia

The Kingdom of Georgia was formed in 1008 when King Bagrat III of Abkhazia succeeded Gurgen of Iberia, and he effectively became the first King of the United Kingdom of Georgia. He was married to Martha, who was thus the first Queen of a united Georgia. She was the mother of his successor, but not [read more]

Georgia

Queens Regnant – Rusudan of Georgia

Rusudan was born circa 1194 as the daughter of Queen Tamar of Georgia and David Soslan. She had an elder brother, who was born in 1191. Their mother died in 1213, and her brother succeeded her as George IV of George on 18 January. In late 1222 or early 1223, George was severely injured in [read more]

Christine of Mecklenburg-Güstrow

Christine of Mecklenburg-Güstrow and Darejan Dadiani – The mothers of 23 children

These two Royal mothers are the first royals on the list of women who have had the most children. Christine of Mecklenburg-Güstrow and Darejan Dadiani have both had 23 children and respectively 11 and 13 of those children survived to adulthood. Christine of Mecklenburg-Güstrow was born on 14 August 1663 to Gustav Adolph, Duke of Mecklenburg-Güstrow and Magdalene [read more]