Duchess Elisabeth Alexandrine of Württemberg

Duchess Elisabeth Alexandrine Constance of Württemberg (27 February 1802 in Würzau, Courland Governorate – 5 December 1864, in Karlsruhe) was a daughter of Duke Louis of Württemberg and Princess Henriette of Nassau-Weilburg.[1]

Duchess Elisabeth
Princess William of Baden
Elisabeth, Princess William of Baden.jpg
Duchess Elisabeth in 1840
Born(1802-02-27)27 February 1802
Würzau
Died5 December 1864(1864-12-05) (aged 62)
Karlsruhe, Germany
Spouse
(m. 1830; died 1859)
Issue
Full name
German: Elisabeth Alexandrine Konstanze
HouseWürttemberg
FatherDuke Louis of Württemberg
MotherPrincess Henriette of Nassau-Weilburg

FamilyEdit

 
Elisabeth, aged 18.

Elisabeth was one of five children born to Duke Louis of Württemberg and his second wife Princess Henriette of Nassau-Weilburg. Her siblings included Queen Pauline of Württemberg and Duke Alexander of Württemberg, the founder of the Teck branch of the family.

Marriage and childrenEdit

Elisabeth married Prince William of Baden on 16 October 1830.[1] Ten years older than she was, he was the second son of Charles Frederick, Grand Duke of Baden and his second wife Luise Karoline Geyer von Geyersberg. Due to the low birth rank of his mother, William had no succession rights for a time to the Grand Duchy of Baden (until his brother succeeded as Leopold I, Grand Duke of Baden earlier that year).

Elisabeth and William had issue:

DeathEdit

William died on 11 October 1859. Elisabeth would die five years later, on 5 December 1864.[1]

AncestryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Lundy, Darryl. "The Peerage: Elisabeth Alexandrine Herzogin von Württemberg". Retrieved 16 December 2009.