Duchess Agnes of Württemberg
|Duchess Agnes of Württemberg|
|Princess Reuss Younger Line|
Agnes on an engraving by August Weger
13 October 1835|
Carlsruhe, Kingdom of Prussia
|Died||10 July 1886
Gera, Reuss Younger Line
|Spouse||Heinrich XIV, Prince Reuss Younger Line|
|Issue||Heinrich XXVII, Prince Reuss Younger Line
Elisabet, Princess Hermann of Solms-Braunfels
|House||House of Württemberg
House of Reuss Younger Line
|Father||Duke Eugen of Württemberg|
|Mother||Princess Helene of Hohenlohe-Langenburg|
Duchess Agnes of Württemberg (German: Herzogin Pauline Louise Agnes von Württemberg; 13 October 1835 - 10 July 1886) was a German aristocrat and writer under the pseudonym of Angela Hohenstein.
Life and family
Duchess Agnes was born at Carlsruhe, Kingdom of Prussia (now Pokój, Poland) was the youngest child of Duke Eugen of Württemberg (1788–1857), (son of Duke Eugen of Württemberg, and Princess Louise of Stolberg-Gedern) by his second marriage to Princess Helene of Hohenlohe-Langenburg (1807–1880), (daughter of Charles Louis, Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg and Countess Amalie of Solms-Baruth). Agnes had three half-siblings by her father's previous marriage with Princess Mathilde of Waldeck and Pyrmont.
Agnes founded numerous foundations and institutions that bore her name, such as the Agnes School, a school for female servants in Gera.
Marriage and issue
They had two children:
- Heinrich XXVII, Prince Reuss Younger Line (10 November 1858 – 21 November 1928), married in 1884 to Princess Elise of Hohenlohe-Langenburg, had issue.
- Princess Elisabeth Reuss of Schleiz (27 October 1859 – 23 February 1951), married in 1887 to Prince Hermann of Solms-Braunfels, had issue.
- Helene (narrative, 1867)
- From a lovely time. Eight images (incl.: Fra Angelico Giovanni da Fiesole, Roswitha, From Venice, a fantasy forest, three folk songs in a picture, In the back room, the lilies of the cemetery Meran, Johann Arnold's diary, 1878)
- The blessing of the Grandmother (Family picture in two volumes, 1880)
|Ancestors of Duchess Agnes of Württemberg|
Notes and sources
- Genealogics - Leo van de Pas - Agnes, Herzogin von Württemberg[permanent dead link]
- thePeerage.com - Agnes Herzogin von Württemberg
- The Royal House of Stuart, London, 1969, 1971, 1976, Addington, A. C., Reference: II 223
- Genealogisches Handbuch des Adels, Fürstliche Häuser, Reference: 1956
- L'Allemagne dynastique, Huberty, Giraud, Magdelaine, Reference: II 525
Duchess Agnes of WürttembergBorn: 13 October 1835 Died: 10 July 1886
Adelheid Reuss of Ebersdorf
|Princess consort Reuss Younger Line
11 July 1867 – 10 July 1886
Title next held byElise of Hohenlohe-Langenburg