Prince William of Hesse-Kassel

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Prince William
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Born(1787-12-24)24 December 1787
Biebrich, Landgraviate of Hesse-Kassel
Died5 September 1867(1867-09-05) (aged 79)
Copenhagen, Kingdom of Denmark
Spouse
(m. 1810; died 1864)
IssuePrincess Karoline
Marie Luise, Princess Frederick Augustus of Anhalt-Dessau
Louise, Queen of Denmark
Friedrich Wilhelm, Landgrave of Hesse
Auguste, Baroness Carl Frederik of Blixen-Finecke
Princess Sophie Wilhelmine
HouseHesse-Kassel
FatherPrince Frederick of Hesse-Kassel
MotherPrincess Caroline of Nassau-Usingen

Prince William of Hesse-Kassel (24 December 1787 – 5 September 1867) was the first son of Prince Frederick of Hesse-Kassel and Princess Caroline of Nassau-Usingen.

Marriage and children[edit]

On 10 November 1810, William was married in Amalienborg Palace to Princess Louise Charlotte of Denmark (1789–1864) daughter of Hereditary Prince Frederick of Denmark and Norway (1753–1805) and Sophia Frederica of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1758–1794).

Children of marriage:

Ancestry[edit]

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Citations[edit]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Bramsen, Bo (1985). Ferdinand og Caroline : en beretning om prinsen, der nødig ville være konge af Danmark [Ferdinand and Caroline: an account of the prince who was reluctant to be king of Denmark] (in Danish) (4th ed.). Copenhagen: Nordiske Landes Bogforlag. ISBN 8787439220.

External links[edit]

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