Monday, December 20, 2010

Happy Name Day, Dagmar! Všechno nejlepší k svátku!

Today we honor Dagmar.  Happy Name Day, Dagmar!
The name Dagmar is of Scandinavian and Old German origin and means "glorious, day's glory".  It is a royal name in Denmark; Tsarina Marie, wife of Tsar Alexander III of Russia, was Princess Dagmar of Denmark.

Maria Feodorovna (Nov. 26, 1847 - Oct. 13, 1928), born Princess Dagmar of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg and later Princess Dagmar of Denmark, was Empress consort of Russia as spouse of Emperor Alexander III