Princess Pauline of Württemberg (1810–1856)

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Princess Pauline of Württemberg
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The Duchess of Nassau, c. 1830
Duchess of Nassau
Reign 23 April 1829 – 30 August 1839
Predecessor Louise of Saxe-Hildburghausen
Successor Elizabeth Mikhailovna of Russia
Spouse William, Duke of Nassau
Issue Helena, Princess of Waldeck and Pyrmont
Prince Nikolaus Wilhelm
Sophia, Queen of Sweden and Norway
Full name
German: Pauline Friederike Marie
House House of Württemberg
House of Nassau-Weilburg
Father Prince Paul of Württemberg
Mother Princess Charlotte of Saxe-Hildburghausen
Born (1810-02-25)25 February 1810
Stuttgart, Kingdom of Württemberg, Confederation of the Rhine
Died 7 July 1856(1856-07-07) (aged 46)
Wiesbaden, Duchy of Nassau, German Confederation
Burial Alter Friedhof, Wiesbaden[1]

Princess Pauline Friederike Marie of Württemberg,[2][3] full German name: Pauline Friederike Marie, Prinzessin von Württemberg[2][3] (25 February 1810, Stuttgart, Kingdom of Württemberg[2][3] – 7 July 1856, Wiesbaden, Duchy of Nassau[2][3]) was a member of the House of Württemberg and a Princess of Württemberg by birth. Through her marriage to William, Duke of Nassau, Louise was also a member of the House of Nassau-Weilburg and Duchess consort of Nassau. Pauline is an ancestor of the present Belgian, Danish, British, Dutch, Luxembourg, Norwegian, and Swedish Royal families.

Family[edit]

Pauline was the fourth child of Prince Paul of Württemberg and his wife Princess Charlotte of Saxe-Hildburghausen.[2][3]

Marriage and issue[edit]

Pauline married William, Duke of Nassau, eldest son of Frederick William, Prince of Nassau-Weilburg and his wife Burgravine Louise Isabelle of Kirchberg, on 23 April 1829 in Stuttgart.[2][3] Pauline and William had four children:[2]

Titles, styles, honours and arms[edit]

Titles and styles[edit]

  • 25 February 1810 – 23 April 1829: Her Royal Highness Princess Pauline of Württemberg
  • 23 April 1829 – 30 August 1839: Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Nassau
  • 30 August 1839 – 7 July 1856: Her Royal Highness The Dowager Duchess of Nassau

Ancestry[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Find a Grave
  2. ^ a b c d e f g Darryl Lundy (24 Jul 2005). "Pauline Friederike Marie Prinzessin von Württemberg". thePeerage.com. Retrieved 2009-08-02. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f Paul Theroff. "WÜRTTEMBERG". Paul Theroff's Royal Genealogy Site. Retrieved 2009-08-02. 
Princess Pauline of Württemberg (1810–1856)
Born: 25 February 1810 Died: 7 July 1856
German royalty
Vacant
Title last held by
Louise of Saxe-Hildburghausen
Duchess consort of Nassau
23 April 1829 – 30 August 1839
Vacant
Title next held by
Elizabeth Mikhailovna of Russia