Princess Frederica Wilhelmina Louise Amalia of Prussia (30 September 1796 – 1 January 1850) was a daughter of Prince Louis Charles of Prussia and Frederica of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. She was a member of the [1 ] House of Hohenzollern. By her marriage to Leopold IV, Duke of Anhalt-Dessau, she would become Duchess consort of Anhalt-Dessau.
Frederica was the youngest child and only daughter of
Prince Louis Charles of Prussia and his wife Frederica of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. Her father was a younger son of Frederick William II of Prussia. Due to her mother's later marriages, Frederica would have many half-siblings, including George V of Hanover.
Marriage and children [ edit ]
On 18 April 1818, Frederica married
Leopold IV, Duke of Anhalt in Berlin. [1 ] They had been engaged since 17 May 1816, as the connection had already been arranged by the Prussian court. This dynastic connection was an expression of Leopold's pro-Prussian policies. [2 ]
They had six children:
Frederica died on 1 January 1850 in Dessau.
[1 ] Leopold would die 21 years later, on 22 May 1871. [2 ]
Titles, styles, honours and arms [ edit ]
Titles and styles [ edit ]
30 September 1796 – 18 April 1818: Her Royal Highness Princess Frederica Wilhelmina of Prussia
18 April 1818 - 1 January 1850: Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Anhalt-Dessau
27 November 1847 - 1 January 1850: Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Anhalt-Köthen
Ancestry [ edit ]
Ancestors of Princess Frederica Wilhelmina of Prussia
References [ edit ]
Sources [ edit ]
Martin, Frederick (1866). The Statesman's Year Book, 1866. London: Macmillan and Co.
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