Beatrix is a feminine given name, most likely derived from Viatrix, a feminine form of the Late Latin name Viator which meant "voyager, traveller" and later influenced in spelling by association with the Latin word beatus or "blessed". Common forms of this name include Beatrice in English and Italian, Béatrice in French, Beatriz in Spanish and Portuguese, Beate in German, and Beata in Polish and Swedish. Common short forms are Bea and Trixie.
Beatrix (Beatrix Wilhelmina Armgard)(born 31 January 1938) is a member of the Dutch royal house who reigned as Queen of the Netherlands from 1980 until her abdication in 2013. Beatrix is the eldest daughter of Queen Juliana and her husband, Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld. Upon her mother's accession in 1948, she became heir presumptive. Beatrix married Claus von Amsberg on 10 March 1966 in civil and religious ceremonies.The royal couple had three sons. On 30 April 1980, Beatrix became the monarch when her mother abdicated. And on 30 April 2013 her eldest son Willem-Alexander became the monarch when Beatrix abdicated.
Beatrix of Bar (c.1017 – 1076), marchioness of Tuscany
Béatrix I of Bigorre
Beatrix of Franconia (1037–1061), German Abbess and daughter of Holy Roman Emperor Henry III
Beatrix de Vesci, (died c. 1125), Anglo-Norman noble
Beatrice I, Countess of Burgundy (1148–1184), Holy Roman Empress
Beatrix of Swabia (1198–1212), Holy Roman Empress
Beatrix de Courtenay (died 1245), Countess of Edessa
Beatrix of Andechs-Merania (1210–1271), German noble
Beatrix of Brabant (1225–1288), Countess of Flanders
Beatrix of Bohemia (1225–1290), wife of Otto III of Brandenburg
Beatrix of Champagne (1242–1295), Duchess Consort of Burgundy
Beatrix of Falkenburg (1254–1277), queen consort of the Romans
Beatrix of Brandenburg (d. 1314), wife of Henry II, Lord of Mecklenburg
Beatrix of Brandenburg (1270–1316), mother of Beatrix of Silesia
Beatrix of Silesia (1290–1322), queen consort of the Romans
Beatrix of Luxembourg (1305–1319), Queen consort of Hungary
Beatrix of Bavaria (1344–1359), Queen consort of Sweden
Beatrix of Nuremberg (c.1362 – 1414), Duchess of Austria
Beatrix of Aragon (1457–1508), Queen consort of Hungary and Bohemia
Beatrix of Baden (1492–1535), Margravine of Baden
Beatrice of Albon (1161–1228), French Countess of Albon and Dauphine of Viennois
Beatrice of Naples (fl. 1476–1500), queen of Hungary, also known as Beatrix of Aragon
Beatrice of Portugal (died 1381), daughter of Peter I of Portugal and Inês de Castro, married to Sancho Alfonso
Beatrice, Countess of Arundel (c. 1386–1439), natural daughter of John I of Portugal and Inês Pires.
Beatrice of Portugal (1373–c. 1420), daughter of Ferdinand I of Portugal, married to John I of Castile and is considered by some historians to be the 10th Portuguese monarch
Infanta Beatrice, Duchess of Viseu (1430-1506), mother of King Manuel I of Portugal
Infanta Beatrice of Portugal (1504–1538) (1504–1538), daughter of Manuel I of Portugal and Maria of Aragon, and married to Charles III, Duke of Savoy
Infanta Beatriz of Portugal (1530) (1530–1530), daughter of John III of Portugal
Beatrice of Savoy, Marchioness of Saluzzo (c. 1223–1259)
Beatrice of Savoy, Countess of Provence (c. 1198–1267)
Beatrice of Savoy, Lady of Villena (1250–1292)
Beatrice of Savoy, Dame of Faucigny (c. 1237–1310)
Beatrice of England (1242–1275), daughter of Henry III of England and Eleanor of Provence, married John II of Brittany
Princess Beatrice of the United Kingdom (1857–1944), 5th daughter and youngest child of Queen Victoria I and Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. Beatrice fell in love with Prince Henry of Battenberg, the son of Prince Alexander of Hesse and by Rhine and Julia von Hauke and brother-in-law of her niece Princess Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine. After a year of persuasion, the Queen, whose consent was required pursuant to the Royal Marriages Act, finally agreed to the marriage, which took place at Whippingham on the Isle of Wight on 23 July 1885. Queen Victoria consented on condition that Beatrice and Henry make their home with her and that Beatrice continue her duties as the Queen's unofficial secretary. The Prince and Princess had four children, but 10 years into their marriage, on 20 January 1896, Prince Henry died of malaria while fighting in the Anglo-Asante War. Beatrice remained at her mother's side until Queen Victoria died on 22 January 1901. Beatrice devoted the next 30 years to editing Queen Victoria's journals as her designated literary executor and continued to make public appearances. She died at 87, outliving all her siblings, two of her children, and several nieces and nephews including George V and Wilhelm II.
Infanta Beatriz of Spain, Princess of Civitella-Cesi (Doña Beatriz Isabel Federica Alfonsa Eugénie Cristina Maria Teresia Bienvenida Ladislàa de Borbón y Battenberg)(22 June 1909 – 22 November 2002) was a daughter of King Alfonso XIII of Spain and Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg, wife of Alessandro Torlonia, 5th Prince di Civitella-Cesi. She was a paternal aunt of King Juan Carlos I and a maternal granddaughter of Princess Beatrice of the United Kingdom (1857–1944) and Prince Henry of Battenberg. In 1935 she married Italian aristocrat, Alessandro Torlonia, 5th Prince di Civitella-Cesi.Infanta Beatriz of Spain, Princess of Civitella-Cesi, and her husband had four children. Among her descendants is Sibilla Weiller, who married Prince Guillaume of Luxembourg (youngest childe of Grand Duke Jean and Princess Josephine-Charlotte of Belgium).
Beatrice Aliki Victoria Weiller (23 March 1967), daughter of Princess Doña Olimpia Torlonia of Civitella-Cesi (born 27 December 1943) and Paul-Annick Weiller. A maternal granddaughter of Infanta Beatriz of Spain.She married Brazilian Ambassador André Aranha Corrêa do Lago (brother of Pedro Corrêa do Lago) on 23 June 1990. They have four children
Beatrice Bhadrayuvadi of Siam, (Thai: บีเอตริศภัทรายุวดี; RTGS: Bi-e-trit Phatthrayuwadi)( 5 December 1876 – 30 September 1913), was a Princess of Siam (later Thailand). She was a member of Siamese Royal Family. She is a daughter of Chulalongkorn. Her name was given by her father, King Chulalongkorn, in honour of British Queen Victoria's daughter, The Princess Beatrice. Her mother was The Noble Consort (Chao Chom Manda) Saeng Galyanamitra (daughter of Phraya Jayavichit, son of Chao Phraya Nikara Bodindra (To) who built Galyanamitra Temple. Princess Beatrice Bhadrayuvadi had 3 full siblings; 2 elder brothers and 1 younger sister.
Princess Beatrice of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (Beatrice Leopoldine Victoria)(20 April 1884 – 13 July 1966), youngest daughter of Alfred I, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha and Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia. A male line granddaughter of Queen Victoria. In 1902, Princess Beatrice had a romance with Russian Grand Duke Michael, the younger brother of Tsar Nicholas II, and at that time the heir presumptive to the Imperial Throne. She began receiving letters from him in September 1902 and, although he was a Russian Grand Duke and she now a German Princess, they corresponded in English, and he nicknamed her "Sima". However she was prevented from marrying the Grand Duke as the Russian Orthodox Church forbade the marriage of first cousins. Although such marriages had been allowed previously in the House of Romanov. Beatrice was then rumoured to be intending to marry Alfonso XIII of Spain, but this proved to be a false rumour also as he married her cousin Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg in 1906. It was at their wedding that Beatrice met a cousin of King Alfonso, Alfonso de Orleans y Borbón (12 November 1886 Madrid, Spain – 10 August 1975), Infante of Spain, 5th Duke of Galliera. The Spanish government objected to an infante's proposed match with a British Princess who, unlike Queen Victoria Eugenie, had not agreed to convert to Roman Catholicism: the King was obliged to make clear that, should the wedding take place, the couple would have to live in exile. Nonetheless, Beatrice and Alfonso married in a Roman Catholic and Lutheran ceremony at Coburg on 15 July 1909. The couple settled in Coburg until, in 1912, Alfonso and Beatrice were allowed to return to Spain and his rank of Infante was restored. In August 1913, Beatrice was received into the Roman Catholic Church. The couple had three sons.
Donna Beatriz de Orléans-Borbón y Parodi-Delfino (27 April 1943), daughter of Infante Álvaro, Duke of Galliera (20 April 1910 – 22 August 1997) who was a Spanish Infante, 6th Duke of Galliera and Carla Parodi-Delfino (1909-2000). A granddaughter of Princess Beatrice of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha in paternal line. She married Tommaso dei Conti Farini (16 September 1938- 13 January 2018) in 1964, and had two children
Princess Béatrice Marie Caroline Louise Françoise of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (16 June 1950) is the eldest daughter of Prince Ferdinand, Duke of Castro, Castro-line claimant to the headship of the House of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, and his wife, Chantal de Chevron-Villette. Her younger brother, Prince Carlo, Duke of Castro, is the current Castro-line claimant to the headship of the House of Bourbon-Two Sicilies. Béatrice married Charles Napoléon Bonaparte, eldest son of Louis, Prince Napoléon and his wife, Alix de Foresta, on 19 December 1978 in Paris, France.Charles was the great-great-grand-nephew of Napoleon I of France, founder of the Imperial House of France. The couple divorced in 1989. Béatrice and Charles had two children.
Princess Beatrice (Beatrice Elizabeth Mary)(8 August 1988) is a member of the British royal family. She is the elder daughter of Prince Andrew, Duke of York, and Sarah, Duchess of York.Beatrice was born at 8:18 pm on 8 August 1988. In 2020 she married property developer Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi, the son of Alex Mapelli-Mozzi, a former British Olympian and descendant of the Italian nobility; the BBC describes Edoardo as "also a count", like his father. Princess Beatrice has a stepson, Christopher Woolf (born 2016), her husband's child from a relationship with architect Dara Huang.
Beatrice Plummer, Baroness Plummer (1903–1972), British life peer. She was the daughter of Meyer Lapsker and in 1923 married Sir Leslie Plummer. She and her husband both held titles in their own right.Beatrice Plummer was a Justice of the Peace for Essex from 1947 and was created a life peer as Baroness Plummer, of Toppesfield in the County of Essex on 10 May 1965. She was one of the first Jews to be made a life peer. She was a member of the Independent Television Authority, 1966–1971 and of the British Agricultural Export Council.
Beatrice Cenci (1577–1599), Italian noblewoman who, with other members of her family, murdered her rapist father
Princess Maria Beatrice of Savoy (2 February 1943) is the youngest daughter of Italy's last King, Umberto II, and his wife, Queen Marie José (née Princess of Belgium).Known as "Titi" to family and friends. Princess Maria Beatrice attempted to marry Italian actor Maurizio Arena in 1967 but was prevented by her family, who filed a lawsuit claiming that she was mentally unfit to marry. The lawsuit was dropped in early 1968 when the relationship ended. She married Luis Rafael Reyna-Corvalán y Dillon (18 April 1939 – 17 February 1999), son of Cesar Augusto Reyna-Corvalán and Amalia Maria Dillon Calvo, on 1 April 1970 in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. They were also married in a religious ceremony on January 1971 in Córdoba, Argentina. They separated in 1995 and were divorced in 1998.The couple had three children.
Beatrice Borromeo Arese Taverna (18 August 1985 ) is an Italian radio and television journalist. She is the daughter of Don Carlo Ferdinando Borromeo, Count of Arona (1935), the son of Vitaliano Borromeo, 2nd Prince of Angera, and his long-time companion, Countess Donna Paola Marzotto (1955). In 2015 she married Pierre Casiraghi, the younger son of Caroline, Princess of Hanover (née of Monaco). The couple has 2 sons.
Countess Beatrice Wilhelmine Paula von Hardenberg (28 June 1947 - 14 March 2020), daughter of Count Günther von Hardenberg and his wife, Princess Maria Josepha of Fürstenberg. In 1973 she married and became the first wife of Francisco de Paula Enrique de Borbón y Escasany, 5th Duke of Seville, Grandee of Spain (16 November 1943), who is the current Duke of Seville. The couple had three children and divorced on 30 June 1989 in Madrid.
Countess Beatrice von der Schulenburg, the divorced wife of a City recruitment company head, Jeffrey von der Schulenburg. Mother of four. There have been rumours she would marry the Aga Khan as his 3rd wife.
Archduchess Maria Beatrice of Austria- Este ( 11 December 1954), eldest child and daughter of Archduke Robert, Archduke of Austria-Este (8 February 1915 – 7 February 1996), 2nd son of Emperor Karl I of Austria and Princess Margherita of Savoy-Aosta (born 7 April 1930), elder daughter of the late Amadeo, 3rd Duke of Aosta. In 1980 she married Count Riprand of Arco-Zinneberg, a great-grandson of the last Bavarian king, Ludwig III and of Maria Theresia, Archduchess of Austria-Este. They have six daughters
Mademoiselle Béatrice de Quélen (10 June 2011), daughter of Her Serene Highness Princess Hedwig Maria Beatrice Hermine of Liechtenstein (28 November 1982) and Comte Olivier de Quélen (25 April 1980), son of Jean-Louis, Comte de Quélen, and Nicole, Comtesse de Quélen (née Nicole Cansou). In maternal line a great granddaughter of Archduchess Elisabeth of Austria (youngest child and daughter of Emperor Karl and Empress Zita of Austria).
Maria Beatrice d’Este (Italian: Maria Beatrice Ricciarda)( 7 April 1750 – 14 November 1829) was heiress of Modena and Reggio as well as the sovereign of Massa and Carrara from 1790 until 1796 and from 1815 until her death in 1829.Maria Beatrice was born in Modena, the eldest child of two monarchs, Ercole III d'Este, Duke of Modena and Maria Teresa Cybo-Malaspina, reigning duchess of Massa and princess of Carrara.Her parents' marriage was unhappy and they lived separated from each other; they only produced two children. She married Archduke Ferdinand Karl of Austria-Este (Ferdinand Karl Anton Joseph Johann Stanislaus)(1 June 1754 – 24 December 1806) a son of Holy Roman Emperor Franz I and Maria Theresa of Austria. The couple had 10 children.
Maria Beatrice of Savoy (Maria Beatrice Vittoria Giuseppina)( 6 December 1792 – 15 September 1840) was a Princess of Savoy and Duchess of Modena by marriage. She was the eldest daughter of Victor Emmanuel, Duke of Aosta and his wife Maria Teresa of Austria-Este. Her father became King of Sardinia unexpectedly in 1802 when Charles Emmanuel IV abdicated. Her maternal grandparents were Archduke Ferdinand of Austria-Este and Maria Beatrice Ricciarda d'Este. Ferdinand was the third son of Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor and Maria Theresa of Austria. Maria Beatrice was the eldest daughter of Ercole III d'Este and Maria Theresa, Princess of Carrara.On 20 June 1812, Maria Beatrice married her maternal uncle Francis, Archduke of Austria-Este; due to their close relation, a special dispensation was received for their marriage from Pope Pius VII. The marriage beget four children.
Archduchess Maria Beatrix of Austria-Este (13 February 1824 – 18 March 1906), daughter of Maria Beatrice of Savoy (6 December 1792 – 15 September 1840) and Francis, Archduke of Austria-Este. She married Juan, Count of Montizón.
Infanta Beatriz of Spain (1874-1961), daughter of Princess Margherita of Bourbon-Parma (Italian: Margherita Maria Teresa Enrichetta, Principessa di Parma)( 1 January 1847 – 29 January 1893) and Don Carlos, Duke of Madrid (Spanish: Carlos María de los Dolores Juan Isidro José Francisco Quirico Antonio Miguel Gabriel Rafael)(30 March 1848 – 18 July 1909). She married Fabrizio Massimo, Principe di Roviano, and had issue.