Princess Ulrike Friederike Wilhelmine of Hesse-Kassel

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Princess Ulrike Friederike Wilhelmine
Countess/Duchess of Oldenburg
Born(1722-10-31)31 October 1722
Died28 February 1787(1787-02-28) (aged 64)
SpouseFrederick Augustus I, Duke of Oldenburg
IssueWilhelm, Duke of Oldenburg
Princess Luise
Hedvig Elisabeth Charlotte, Queen of Sweden and Norway
German: Ulrike Friederike Wilhelmine
FatherLandgrave Maximilian of Hesse-Kassel
MotherLandgravine Friederike Charlotte of Hesse-Darmstadt

Princess Ulrike Friederike Wilhelmine of Hesse-Kassel[citation needed] (German: Ulrike Friederike Wilhelmine Prinzessin von Hessen-Kassel[citation needed]) (31 October 1722, Kassel[citation needed] – 28 February 1787, Eutin[citation needed]) was a member of the House of Hesse-Kassel by birth, and of the House of Holstein-Gottorp through her marriage to Frederick Augustus I, Duke of Oldenburg. Ulrike was the Duchess consort of Oldenburg from 1774 until her husband's death on 6 July 1785.

Marriage and issue[edit]

Ulrike married Prince Frederick Augustus of Holstein-Gottorp, son of Christian August, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp and his wife Margravine Albertine Friederike of Baden-Durlach,[citation needed] on 21 November 1752 in Kassel.[citation needed] Ulrike and Frederick Augustus had three children:[citation needed]



  1. ^ Genealogie ascendante jusqu'au quatrieme degre inclusivement de tous les Rois et Princes de maisons souveraines de l'Europe actuellement vivans [Genealogy up to the fourth degree inclusive of all the Kings and Princes of sovereign houses of Europe currently living] (in French). Bourdeaux: Frederic Guillaume Birnstiel. 1768. p. 59.
Princess Ulrike Friederike Wilhelmine of Hesse-Kassel
Cadet branch of the House of Hesse
Born: 31 October 1722 Died: 28 February 1787
Royal titles
Preceded by Countess consort of Oldenburg
Succeeded by
None; County elevated to Duchy
Preceded by
None (new creation)
Duchess consort of Oldenburg
Succeeded by
Cecilia of Sweden
as Grand duchess