Birth Name: Victoria Caroline Adams
Place of Birth: possibly Maelor, Denbighshire, Wales (according to apparent birth record)
Date of Birth: 17 April, 1974
Ethnicity: English, 1/16th German
Victoria Beckham is an English businessperson, singer, fashion designer, and model. She is one of the original members of the female group The Spice Girls, along with Mel B, Emma Bunton, Melanie C, and Geri Halliwell.
Victoria is the daughter of Jacqueline Doreen (Cannon) and Anthony William Adams. Victoria is married to football (soccer) player David Beckham. They have four children, including Brooklyn Beckham, who has worked as a photographer and model. One of Victoria’s maternal great-great-grandfathers was of German descent.
Victoria’s paternal grandparents were William John Percy Adams (the son of Charles H. Adams and Emily Florence Julsum) and Alice W. Porter. Charles was the son of William J. Adams and Maria Murray.
Victoria’s maternal grandfather was George Charles Cannon (the son of William George Cannon and Mary Ann Pfander). Mary Ann’s father, Charles Pfander, was born in England, to German parents, Carl “Charles” Heinrich Pfaender and Caroline Louise Ruckwied.
Victoria’s maternal grandmother was Dorothy Caroline Akehurst (the daughter of Thomas Frederick Akehurst and Caroline Jennie Feasey). Thomas was the son of Walter James Akehurst and Mary Ann Brooks Baker. Victoria’s great-grandmother Caroline was the daughter of Joseph Edward Feasey and Caroline Charlotte Hall.
Victoria’s great-great-great-grandfather Carl Pfaender was a Communist revolutionary who was a colleague of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels.
Source: Mention of Victoria’s German ancestry – http://www.metro.co.uk
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