Princess Henriette of Nassau-Weilburg

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Princess Henriette of Nassau-Weilburg
Duchess Louis of Württemberg
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Spouse Duke Louis of Württemberg
Issue Maria Dorothea, Archduchess of Austria
Amelie Theresa, Duchess of Saxe-Altenburg
Pauline Therese, Queen consort of Württemberg
Elisabeth Alexandrine, Princess of Baden
Duke Alexander of Württemberg
House House of Nassau-Weilburg
House of Württemberg
Father Charles Christian, Duke of Nassau-Weilburg
Mother Carolina of Orange-Nassau
Born (1780-04-22)22 April 1780
Kirchheimbolanden
Died 2 January 1857(1857-01-02) (aged 76)
Kirchheim unter Teck

Princess Henriëtte van Nassau-Weilburg, then van Nassau (Kirchheimbolanden, 22 April 1780 – Kirchheim unter Teck, 2 January 1857) was a daughter of Prince Charles Christian, Duke of Nassau-Weilburg and Carolina of Orange-Nassau, daughter of William IV, Prince of Orange. Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom is her descendant through Francis, Duke of Teck, Henriette's grandson. Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh is her descendant through her granddaughter Princess Alexandra of Saxe-Altenburg, who happens to be the grandmother of Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark. Juan Carlos I of Spain is a descendant of her granddaughter Archduchess Elisabeth Franziska of Austria, the grandmother of Alfonso XIII of Spain.

Marriage and children[edit]

She married in Hermitage, near Bayreuth, on 28 January 1797 Duke Louis of Württemberg, a son of Duke Friedrich II Eugen, Duke of Württemberg.

They had five children:

Ancestry[edit]

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Johann Ernst, Prince Nassau-Weilburg
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Karl August, Prince of Nassau-Weilburg
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Marie Polyxena of Leiningen-Hartenburg
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Karl Christian, Prince of Nassau-Weilburg
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Georg August Samuel, Prince of Nassau-Saarbrücken-Idstein
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Princess Auguste Friederike of Nassau-Idstein
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Henriette Dorothea of Öttingen-Öttingen
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Henriette of Nassau-Weilburg
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
John William Friso, Prince of Orange
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
William IV, Prince of Orange
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Marie Louise of Hesse-Kassel
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Carolina of Orange-Nassau
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
George II of Great Britain
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Anne, Princess Royal
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Caroline of Brandenburg-Ansbach