Princess Marie Louise of Hanover

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Princess Marie Louise of Hanover
Princess Marie Louise of Baden
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Spouse Prince Maximilian of Baden
Issue Marie Alexandra, Princess Wolfgang of Hesse
Berthold, Margrave of Baden
Full name
Marie Louise Victoria Caroline Amalie Alexandra Augusta Frederica
German: Marie Luise Viktoria Karoline Amalie Alexandra Auguste Friederike
House House of Hanover
House of Zähringen
Father Ernest Augustus, Crown Prince of Hanover
Mother Princess Thyra of Denmark
Born (1879-10-11)11 October 1879
Gmunden, Upper Austria, Austria-Hungary
Died 31 January 1948(1948-01-31) (aged 68)
Salem, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Princess Marie Louise of Hanover and Cumberland (German: Marie Louise Victoria Caroline Amalie Alexandra Augusta Friederike Prinzessin von Hannover und Cumberland), Princess of Great Britain and Ireland, Duchess of Brunswick-Lüneburg (born 11 October 1879 in Gmunden, Upper Austria, Austria-Hungary; died 31 January 1948 at Schloss Salem in Salem, Baden-Württemberg, Germany). Marie Louise was the eldest daughter of Ernest Augustus, Crown Prince of Hanover (1845–1923) and Princess Thyra of Denmark (1853–1933), the youngest daughter of Christian IX of Denmark (1818–1906) and Louise of Hesse-Kassel (1817–1898). Marie Louise was a great-great-granddaughter of George III of the United Kingdom (1738–1820) and Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1744–1818).

Marriage and issue[edit]

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Marie Louise married on 10 July 1900 in Gmunden, Austria-Hungary to her third cousin twice removed Prince Maximilian of Baden (1867–1929), son of Prince Wilhelm of Baden and his wife Princess Maria Maximilianovna of Leuchtenberg, thus making him a first cousin twice removed of Napoleon III of France. Marie Louise and Maximilian had one daughter and one son:

Titles, styles, honours and arms[edit]

Titles and styles[edit]

  • 11 October 1879 – 10 July 1900: Her Royal Highness Princess Marie Louise of Hanover and Cumberland, Princess of Great Britain and Ireland, Duchess of Brunswick-Lüneburg
  • 10 July 1900 – 8 August 1928: Her Royal Highness Princess Maximilian of Baden
  • 8 August 1928 – 6 November 1929: Her Royal Highness The Grand Duchess of Baden
  • 6 November 1929 – 31 January 1948: Her Royal Highness The Dowager Grand Duchess of Baden

Ancestry[edit]

Princess Marie Louise of Hanover
Cadet branch of the House of Welf
Born: 11 October 1879 Died: 31 January 1948
Titles in pretence
Preceded by
Hilda of Nassau
— TITULAR —
Grand Duchess consort of Baden
8 August 1928 – 6 November 1929
Reason for succession failure:
Grand Duchy abolished in 1918
Succeeded by
Princess Theodora of Greece and Denmark