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Princess Christine Louise of Oettingen-Oettingen

Princess Christine Louise of Oettingen-Oettingen

Princess of Oettingen-Oettingen by birth; duchess of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel by marriage
The basics
AKA Christine Luise von Oettingen-Oettingen
Date of birth Oettingen in Bayern, Donau-Ries, Swabia, Bavaria
Date of death Sep 03, 1747 Blankenburg, Harz, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
Mother: Christine Friederike of Württemberg-Winnental
Children: Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel Charlotte Christine of Brunswick-Lüneburg Princess Antoinette of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel
Brother(s): Albert Ernest II of Oettingen-Oettingen
Father: Albert Ernest I d'Oettingen-Oettingen
Sister(s): Henriette Dorothea von Oettingen-Oettingen
Spouse: Louis Rudolph, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg
Authority Library of congress id VIAF id
The details

Christine Louise of Oettingen-Oettingen (20 March 1671 in Oettingen – 3 September 1747 in Blankenberg) was Duchess of Brunswick-Lüneburg. She was the maternal grandmother of Holy Roman Empress Maria Theresa, Queen Elisabeth Christine of Prussia, Queen Juliane Marie of Denmark and Norway and Tsar Peter II of Russia; the maternal great-grandmother of Queen Marie Antoinette of France and Tsar Ivan VI of Russia; the maternal great-great-grandmother of King Leopold I of Belgium and King William I of the Netherlands and the maternal great-great-great-grandmother of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom and her consort, Prince Albert.


Christine Louise was the third daughter of Albert Ernest I, Prince of Oettingen and Duchess Christine Friederike of Württemberg (daughter of Eberhard III, Duke of Württemberg).

She married Louis Rudolph, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg at Aurich in 1690. They had the following children who reached adulthood:

The marriages of her three daughters were arranged by her ambitious father-in-law, Anthony Ulrich, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel.


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