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Princess Margaret
Countess of Snowdon (more)

Spouse Antony Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl of Snowdon (m. 1960, div. 1978)
Issue
David Armstrong-Jones, Viscount Linley
Lady Sarah Chatto
Full name
Margaret Rose[1]
House House of Windsor (by birth)
Father George VI
Mother Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon
Born 21 August 1930(1930-08-21)
Glamis Castle, Scotland, UK
Died 9 February 2002(2002-02-09) (aged 71)
King Edward VII Hospital, London, UK
Burial King George VI Memorial Chapel, St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle

Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon CI GCVO GCStJ (Margaret Rose; 21 August 1930 – 9 February 2002), was the only sibling of Queen Elizabeth II and the younger daughter of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth.

Margaret was born in Glamis Castle, Scotland.

In 1961, she married the photographer Anthony Armstrong-Jones, who was made Earl of Snowdon. After they divorced she was known as Princess Margaret Countess of Snowdon; the Earl's new wife was simply the Countess of Snowdon.

Margaret died on 9 February 2002 of a stroke in a London hospital.[2]

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References

  1. As a titled royal, Margaret held no surname, but when one was used, it was Windsor.
  2. Warwick, p.304