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Princess Christine Louise of Oettingen-Oettingen

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.

Princess Christine Louise
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Princess Christine Louise
Duchess consort of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel
PredecessorElisabeth Sophie Marie von Schleswig-Holstein-Norburg
SuccessorAntoinette Amalie of Brunswick-Lüneburg
Born(1671-03-20)20 March 1671
Died3 September 1747(1747-09-03) (aged 76)
SpouseLouis Rudolph, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg
FatherAlbert Ernest I, Prince of Oettingen-Oettingen
MotherDuchess Christine Friederike of Württemberg


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.