Princess Marie Louise of Hanover

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Princess Marie Louise
Margravine of Baden
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Born(1879-10-11)11 October 1879
Gmunden, Upper Austria, Austria-Hungary
Died31 January 1948(1948-01-31) (aged 68)
Salem, Baden, Germany
(m. 1900; died 1929)
IssueMarie Alexandra, Princess Wolfgang of Hesse
Berthold, Margrave of Baden
Marie Louise Victoria Caroline Amalie Alexandra Augusta Friederike
FatherErnest Augustus, Crown Prince of Hanover
MotherPrincess Thyra of Denmark

Princess Marie Louise of Hanover and Cumberland (11 October 1879 – 31 January 1948) was the eldest child of Ernest Augustus, Crown Prince of Hanover, and Princess Thyra of Denmark, the youngest daughter of Christian IX of Denmark and Louise of Hesse-Kassel. Through her father, Marie Louise was a great-great-granddaughter of George III of the United Kingdom and Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. She was a first cousin of Nicholas II of Russia, Constantine I of Greece, Christian X of Denmark, Haakon VII of Norway and Queen Maud of Norway and George V of the United Kingdom.

Marriage and issue[edit]

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Marie Louise married on 10 July 1900 in Gmunden, Austria-Hungary to her third cousin twice removed Prince Maximilian of Baden (1867–1929), son of Prince Wilhelm of Baden and his wife Princess Maria Maximilianovna of Leuchtenberg, thus making him a first cousin twice removed of Napoleon III of France. Marie Louise and Maximilian had one daughter and one son:


Princess Marie Louise of Hanover
Cadet branch of the House of Welf
Born: 11 October 1879 Died: 31 January 1948
Titles in pretence
Preceded by — TITULAR —
Grand Duchess consort of Baden
8 August 1928 – 6 November 1929
Reason for succession failure:
Grand Duchy abolished in 1918
Succeeded by