Eleonore Charlotte of Württemberg-Montbéliard

Eleonore Charlotte of Württemberg-Montbéliard (20 November 1656 in Horburg – April 1743 in Wrocław), was by marriage Duchess of Oels-Württemberg.

Eleonore Charlotte of Württemberg-Montbéliard
Born(1656-11-20)20 November 1656
Horburg
Died13 April 1743(1743-04-13) (aged 86)
Wrocław
Noble familyHouse of Württemberg
Spouse(s)Silvius II Frederick, Duke of Württemberg-Oels
FatherGeorge II, Duke of Württemberg-Montbéliard
MotherAnne de Coligny

LifeEdit

Charlotte Eleanor was a daughter of the Duke George II of Württemberg-Montbéliard (1626-1699) from his marriage to Anne (1624-1680), the daughter of Gaspard III de Coligny.

On 7 May 1672, she married in Oleśnica with Duke Silvius II Frederick of Württemberg-Oels. The marriage remained childless.

In 1676, Charlotte Eleanor acquired the Lordship and town of Twardogóra and moved her residence there. She expanded the town extensively at her own expense, and supported new inhabitants. In 1688, she replaced the church by a larger one. She obtained a tax exemption for the town's residents for 100 years from Emperor Leopold I.

In 1712, she had a legal dispute with Anna Sophia of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1647-1726), the widowed Duches of Württemberg-Juliusburg. She lost the case and had to transfer Twardogóra to Anna Sophia.

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