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Caroline of Stolberg-Gedern (1732–1796)

Caroline of Stolberg-Gedern (27 June 1732 in Gedern – 28 May 1796 in Langenburg) was a Princess of Stolberg-Gerdern by birth and by marriage a princess of Hohenlohe-Langenburg.

Caroline of Stolberg-Gedern
Born(1732-06-27)27 June 1732
Gedern
Died28 May 1796(1796-05-28) (aged 63)
Langenburg
Noble familyStolberg
Spouse(s)Christian Albert, Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg
FatherFrederick Charles of Stolberg-Gedern
MotherLouise Henriette of Nassau-Saarbrücken

She was a daughter of Frederick Charles of Stolberg-Gedern and his wife, Countess Louise Henriette of Nassau-Saarbrücken.

On 13 April 1761 she married her first cousin Christian Albert, Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg (her mother was an elder sister of his mother). They had the following children:

  • Charles Louis (10 September 1762 – 4 April 1825), married Countess Amalia of Solms-Baruth
  • Louise Eleanore (11 August 1763 – 30 April 1837), married Duke George I of Saxe-Meiningen
  • Gustav Adolph (9 October 1764 – 21 July 1796)
  • Christine Caroline (19 November 1765 – 6 December 1768)
  • Louis William (16 February 1767 – 17 December 1768)
  • Christian August (15 March 1768 – 18 April 1796)
  • Caroline Auguste (15 November 1769 – 30 July 1803)