Louise as a girl's name is of Old German origin meaning "famous warrior". It is a feminine form of Louis and the French version of Ludwig.
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The fourth daughter of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, Louise was born March 18, 1848. She was a talented artist who attended the National Art Training School of Kensington. She was also a promoter of women’s rights and generally had less traditional ideas than the rest of her family. This royal was named vice-regal consort of British Columbia and promoted the arts throughout Canada, including the founding of the National Gallery of Canada.
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