Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma
was a British statesman and naval officer, an uncle of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, and second cousin once removed to Elizabeth II
Vanity Fair: The Mountbatten Sisters-Lady Pamela Hicks (standing) and her elder sister Patricia, Countess Mountbatten of Burma, only daughters of Lord Louise Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma and his wife the former Lady Edwina Ashley-fascinating interview with them about Lady Pamela's new memoir Daughter of Empire: Life as a Mountbatten.
Lord Mountbatten received a ceremonial funeral at Westminster Abbey on September 5, 1979 attended by Queen Elizabeth II, other members of the British Royal Family, foreign royalty, and leaders and politicians from all over the world. Members of Britain’s armed forces were joined by representatives of Burma, India, the United States, France, and Canada in escorting the naval gun carriage carrying Lord Mountbatten’s body to Westminster Abbey.
Lord Leopold Mountbatten (1889-1922) descendant of the Hessian princely Battenberg family & the British Royal Family, a grandson of Queen Victoria. He was known as Prince Leopold of Battenberg from his birth until 1917, when the British Royal Family relinquished their German titles during WWI & changed their name to Mountbatten. His father was Prince Henry of Battenberg, his mother was Princess Henry of Battenberg, the youngest child of Queen Victoria & Prince Albert.