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Landgravine Caroline of Hesse-Darmstadt

Landgravine Caroline of Hesse-Darmstadt

Consort of Frederick V, Landgrave of Hesse-Homburg
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About
Gender female
Birth March 2, 1746 (Bouxwiller)
Death September 18, 1821 (Bad Homburg vor der Höhe)
Family
Mother: Countess Palatine Caroline of Zweibrücken
Father: Louis IXLandgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt
Siblings: Frederika Louisa of Hesse-DarmstadtLandgravine Amalie of Hesse-DarmstadtLandgravine Louise of Hesse-DarmstadtNatalia Alexeievna of Russia
Spouse: Frederick VLandgrave of Hesse-Homburg
Children: Frederick VILandgrave of Hesse-HomburgLouis WilliamLandgrave of Hesse-HomburgCaroline of Hesse-HomburgLandgravine Amalie of Hesse-HomburgPhilipLandgrave of Hesse-HomburgPrincess Maria Anna of Hesse-HomburgGustavLandgrave of Hesse-HomburgFerdinandLandgrave of Hesse-HomburgLeopold of Hesse-HomburgLandgravine Auguste of Hesse-Homburg
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Biography

Caroline of Hesse-Darmstadt (2 March 1746, Buchsweiler – 18 September 1821, Homburg) was a German noblewoman. She was the eldest daughter of Louis IX, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt and his wife Caroline. She married Frederick V, Landgrave of Hesse-Homburg on 27 September 1768.
They had these following children:
Frederick VI, Landgrave of Hesse-Homburg (1769–1829), married Princess Elizabeth of the United Kingdom (1770–1840)
Louis William (1770–1839), married Princess Augusta of Nassau-Usingen (1778–1846), divorced in 1805
Caroline (1771–1854), married Prince Louis Frederick II of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt (1767–1807)
Louise Ulrike (1772–1854), married Prince Charles Günther of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt (1771–1825)
Amalie (1774–1846), married Frederick, Hereditary Prince of Anhalt-Dessau (1769–1814)
Auguste (1776–1871), married Frederick Louis, Hereditary Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1778–1819)
Philip (1779–1846), married Rosalie Antonie, Countess of Naumburg, Baroness Schimmelpfennig von der Oye, née Pototschnig (1806–1845)
Gustav (1781–1848), married Princess Louise of Anhalt-Dessau (1798–1858)
Ferdinand (1783–1866), the last Landgrave of Hesse-Homburg
Maria Anna (1785–1846) married Prince Wilhelm of Prussia (1783–1851)
Leopold (1787–1813), fell in the Battle of Großgörschen

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German royalty
Vacant
Title last held by
Ulrike Louise of Solms-Braunfels
Landgravine consort of Hesse-Homburg
27 September 1768 – 20 January 1820
Succeeded by
Elizabeth of the United Kingdom

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