Princess Mathilde of Waldeck and Pyrmont

Princess Mathilde of Waldeck and Pyrmont (German: Mathilde Prinzessin zu Waldeck und Pyrmont; 10 April 1801 – 13 April 1825) was a member of the House of Waldeck and Pyrmont and a Princess of Waldeck and Pyrmont and a member of the House of Württemberg and a Duchess of Württemberg through her marriage to Duke Eugen of Württemberg

Princess Mathilde of Waldeck and Pyrmont
Duchess Eugen of Württemberg
Carl Rothe Caroline Friederike Mathilde von Württemberg mit ihren zwei Kindern.jpg
Born(1801-04-10)10 April 1801
Rhoden, Principality of Waldeck and Pyrmont
Died13 April 1825(1825-04-13) (aged 24)
Karlsruhe, Silesia
SpouseDuke Eugen of Württemberg (1788–1857)
IssueMarie, Landgravine of Hesse-Philippsthal
Duke Eugen
Duke Alexander
Names
German: Caroline Friederike Mathilde
HouseHouse of Waldeck-Pyrmont (by birth)
House of Württemberg (by marriage)
FatherGeorge I, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont
MotherPrincess Auguste of Schwarzburg-Sondershausen

Early lifeEdit

Mathilde was born in Rhoden, Principality of Waldeck and Pyrmont was the fourth daughter and tenth child George I, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont and his first wife Princess Auguste of Schwarzburg-Sondershausen.

Marriage and issueEdit

 
Her husband, Duke Eugen of Württemberg

On 21 January 1817, in Arolsen, she married Duke Eugen of Württemberg (1788–1857, son of Duke Eugen of Württemberg (1758–1822) and Princess Luise of Stolberg-Gedern (1764-1828), first cousin of the better known Countess of Albany. They had three children:

  • Duchess Marie of Württemberg (25 March 1818 – 10 April 1888), married in 1845 to Charles II, Landgrave of Hesse-Philippsthal, had issue.
  • Duke Eugen of Württemberg (25 December 1820 – 8 January 1875), married in 1843 to Princess Mathilde of Schaumburg-Lippe, had issue.
  • Duke William Alexander of Württemberg (13 April 1825 – 15 April 1825)

Princess Mathilde died during the third pregnancy. In 1827, Eugene married Princess Helene of Hohenlohe-Langenburg with whom he had four children.

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