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

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
Spouse
(m. 1690; died 1735)
Issue
HouseOettingen-Oettingen
FatherAlbert Ernest I, Prince of Oettingen-Oettingen
MotherDuchess Christine Friederike of Württemberg

Early lifeEdit

Christine Louise was the third daughter of Albert Ernest I, Prince of Öttingen-Öttingen and Duchess Christine Friederike of Württemberg, daughter of Eberhard III, Duke of Württemberg and his first wife Anna Katharina, Wild- and Rheingräfin of Salm-Kyrburg.

MarriageEdit

She married Louis Rudolph, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg at Aurich in 1690. They had four daughters, but only three reached adulthood:

The marriages of her three daughters were arranged by her ambitious father-in-law, Anthony Ulrich, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel.

AncestryEdit

SourcesEdit

Princess Christine Louise of Oettingen-Oettingen
Born: 20 March 1671 Died: 3 September 1747
German royalty
Preceded by
Princess Elisabeth Sophie Marie of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderborg-Norburg
Duchess consort of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel
1731–1735
Vacant
Title next held by
Princess Philippine Charlotte of Prussia