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Princess Margaret
Countess of Snowdon (more)

Spouse Antony Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl of Snowdon (m. 1960, div. 1978)
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]


Victoria of the United Kingdom
Edward VII of the United Kingdom
Albert the Prince Consort
George V of the United Kingdom
Christian IX of Denmark
Alexandra of Denmark
Louise of Hesse-Cassel
George VI of the United Kingdom
Duke Alexander of Württemberg
Francis, Duke of Teck
Countess Claudine Rhédey von Kis-Rhéde
Mary of Teck
Prince Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge
Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge
Princess Augusta of Hesse-Cassel
Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon
Thomas George Lyon-Bowes, Lord Glamis
Claude Bowes-Lyon, 13th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne
Charlotte Lyon-Bowes, Lady Glamis(née Grimstead)
Claude Bowes-Lyon, 14th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne
Oswald Smith
Frances Dora Smith
Henrietta Mildred Hodgson
Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon
Lieutenant-Colonel Lord William Charles Augustus Cavendish-Bentinck
Charles William Frederick Cavendish-Bentinck
Anne Wellesley
Cecilia Cavendish-Bentinck
Edwyn Burnaby
Caroline Louisa Burnaby
Anne Caroline Salisbury


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