Princess Christine Louise of Oettingen-Oettingen

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Princess Christine Louise of Oettingen-Oettingen
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Princess Christine Louise of Oettingen-Oettingen
Spouse(s) Louis Rudolph, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg
Noble family House of Oettingen-Oettingen
Father Albert Ernest I, Prince of Oettingen-Oettingen
Mother Duchess Christine Friederike of Württemberg
Born (1671-03-20)20 March 1671
Oettingen
Died 3 September 1747(1747-09-03) (aged 76)
Blankenberg

Christine Louise of Oettingen-Oettingen (Oettingen, 20 March 1671 – Blankenberg 3 September 1747) was Duchess of Brunswick-Lüneburg and the maternal grandmother of Empress Maria Theresa, Queen Elisabeth Christine of Prussia, Queen Juliane Marie of Denmark and Tsar Peter II of Russia. She was also the maternal great-grand mother of the Queen of France Marie Antoinette and Emperor Ivan VI of Russia and the great-great-grand mother of Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld (Queen Victoria`s mother).

Biography[edit]

Christine Louise was the third daughter of Albert Ernest I, Prince of Oettingen and Duchess Christine Friederike of Württemberg (daughter of the 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.

Ancestry[edit]

Sources[edit]

German nobility
Preceded by
Elisabeth Sophie Marie of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderborg-Norburg
Duchess consort of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel
1731–1735
Vacant
Title next held by
Antoinette Amalie of Brunswick-Lüneburg