Prince Louis Charles of Prussia

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Prince Louis Charles of Prussia (German: Friedrich Ludwig Karl von Preußen; Potsdam, 5 November 1773 – Berlin, 28 December 1796) was the second son and third child of Frederick William II of Prussia and Frederika Louisa of Hesse-Darmstadt.


Marriage and issue[edit]

On 26 December 1793 in Berlin, Prussia, Prince Louis married HSH Duchess Frederica of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, youngest daughter of Charles II, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz and sister of Louise of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, wife of his brother Frederick.

They had three children:

Prince Louis Charles died aged 23 from diphtheria.

His widow went on to marry twice more, becoming Queen of Hanover by her last marriage.

Titles, styles, honours and arms[edit]


  • 5 November 1773 – 28 December 1796: His Royal Highness Prince Louis Charles of Prussia



  • Versuch eines Beitrags zur Charakteristik des Prinzen Friedrich Ludwig Karl von Preußen, Belitz & Braun, Berlín 1797. (Digitalized)