Princess Luise of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck

Luise, Princess of Anhalt-Pless (née Princess Maria Dorothea Henriette Luise of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck; 28 September 1783 – 24 November 1803) was a member of the Danish royal family and, as the first wife of Frederick Ferdinand, Prince of Anhalt-Pless, the princess consort of Anhalt-Pless.

Luise
Prinzessin Henriette Luise v. Holstein-Beck.jpg
Princess consort of Anhalt-Pless
Born28 September 1783
Lindenau, Germany
Died24 November 1803(1803-11-24) (aged 20)
Schloss Pless, Pless
Silesia
SpouseFrederick Ferdinand, Prince of Anhalt-Pless
Names
Maria Dorothea Henriette Luise
HouseSchleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck (by birth)
Ascania (by marriage)
FatherFriedrich Karl Ludwig, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck
MotherCountess Friederike of Schlieben

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Princess Maria Dorothea Henriette Luise of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck was born in Lindenau on 28 September 1783 to Friedrich Karl Ludwig, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck and Countess Friederike of Schlieben.[citation needed] Her mother was the daughter of Count Karl Leopold von Schlieben. As a male-line descendant of Christian III of Denmark, she was a princess of Denmark.

On 20 August 1803 she married Frederick Ferdinand, Prince of Anhalt-Pless in Lindenau, becoming the princess consort of Anhalt-Pless. She died three months later, on 24 November 1803, at Schloss Pless. Her husband later married Countess Julie of Brandenburg and became the Duke of Anhalt-Köthen.[citation needed]

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