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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.

Princess Christine Louise
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Princess Christine Louise
Duchess Consort of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel
Tenure23 March 1731 – 1 March 1735
Born(1671-03-20)20 March 1671
Oettingen
Died3 September 1747(1747-09-03) (aged 76)
Blankenberg
SpouseLouis Rudolph I, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg
(m. 1690 - 1735; his death)
IssueElisabeth Christine, Holy Roman Empress
Charlotte Christine,Tsarevna of Russia
Antoinette, Duchess of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel
HouseOettingen-Oettingen
FatherAlbert Ernest I, Prince of Oettingen-Oettingen
MotherDuchess Christine Friederike of Württemberg

She was the maternal grandmother of Empress Maria Theresa I, The Holy Roman Empress, Emperor Peter II of Russia and also Charles I, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel.

BiographyEdit

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.

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