Princess Wilhelmine of Baden
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|Wilhelmine of Baden|
|Spouse||Louis II, Grand Duke of Hesse|
|Issue||Louis III, Grand Duke of Hesse
Marie, Empress consort of all the Russians
|Father||Charles Louis, Hereditary Prince of Baden|
|Mother||Landgravine Amalie of Hesse-Darmstadt|
|Born||21 September 1788|
|Died||27 January 1836(aged 47)|
Wilhelmine of Baden (21 September 1788 – 27 January 1836) was Grand Duchess consort of Hesse and the Rhine.
She was the youngest daughter of Charles Louis, Hereditary Prince of Baden and Amalia of Hesse-Darmstadt. She was married, on 19 June 1804, to her maternal first cousin, the much older Hessian Hereditary Prince Louis II, Grand Duke of Hesse (1777–1848), who in 1830 succeeded as Grand Duke of Hesse and the Rhine.
Wilhelmine bore seven children, of whom four survived. From 1809, she lived apart from her spouse. Her last four children, including Alexander and Marie, were believed to have been fathered by August von Senarclens de Grancy, her longtime lover. Wilhelmine and Grancy lived together at Gut Heiligenberg from 1820.
- Prince Ludwig of Hesse-Darmstadt (1806–1877); (the future Grand Duke)
- Prince Karl Wilhelm Ludwig of Hesse-Darmstadt (1809–1877)
- Unnamed Prince/Princess of Hesse-Darmstadt (born & died 1820)
- Princess Amalia Elisabeth Luise Karoline Friederike Wilhelmine of Hesse-Darmstadt (1821–1826)
- Prince Alexander Ludwig Georg Friedrich Emil of Hesse-Darmstadt (1823–1888)
- Princess Maximiliane Wilhelmine Auguste Sophie Marie of Hesse-Darmstadt (1824–1880); the future Empress consort of Tsar Alexander II of Russia.
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Princess Wilhelmine of BadenBorn: 21 September 1788 Died: 27 January 1836
Title last held byLouise of Hesse-Darmstadt
|Grand Duchess of Hesse and by Rhine
16 April 1830 – 27 January 1836
Title next held byMathilde Caroline of Bavaria