Princess Caroline Wilhelmina Sophia of Hesse-Kassel

Caroline, Princess of Anhalt-Zerbst (née Princess Caroline Wilhelmina Sophia of Hesse-Kassel; 10 May 1732 – 22 May 1759) was the first wife and consort of Frederick Augustus, Prince of Anhalt-Zerbst.

Caroline
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Princess consort of Anhalt-Zerbst
Reign17 November 1753 – 22 May 1759
Born10 May 1732
Died22 May 1759(1759-05-22) (aged 27)
SpouseFrederick Augustus, Prince of Anhalt-Zerbst
Names
Caroline Wilhelmina Sophia
HouseHesse-Kassel
FatherMaximilian of Hesse-Kassel
MotherFriederike Charlotte of Hesse-Darmstadt

BiographyEdit

Princess Caroline Wilhelmina Sophia of Hesse-Kassel was born on 10 May 1732 to Prince Maximilian of Hesse-Kassel and Friederike Charlotte of Hesse-Darmstadt.[1] Her paternal grandparents were Charles I, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel and Maria Amalia of Courland. Her maternal grandparents were Ernest Louis, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt and Princess Dorothea Charlotte of Brandenburg-Ansbach.

On 17 November 1753 she married Frederick Augustus, Prince of Anhalt-Zerbst in Zerbst, becoming the consort of the Principality of Anhalt-Zerbst. The marriage was childless.

She died on 22 May 1759.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ *Hans Philippi, Die Landgrafschaft Hessen-Kassel 1648–1806 = Veröffentlichungen der Historischen Kommission für Hessen 46 = Kleine Schriften 8, Marburg 2007, S. 45f. ISBN 978-3-7708-1303-2