Princess Charlotte of Denmark

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Charlotte of Denmark
Princess William of Hesse-Kassel
Louise Charlotte of Denmark.jpg
Portrait by August Schiøtt, c. 1830-39
Spouse Prince William of Hesse-Kassel
Issue Caroline Frederica
Marie Luise Charlotte
Louise, Queen of Denmark
Frederick
Auguste Sophie
Sophie Wilhelmine
House House of Oldenburg
Father Hereditary Prince Frederick of Denmark and Norway
Mother Sophia Frederica of Mecklenburg-Schwerin
Born (1789-10-30)30 October 1789
Christiansborg Palace, Copenhagen
Died 28 March 1864(1864-03-28) (aged 74)
Christiansborg Palace, Copenhagen

Princess Louise Charlotte of Denmark (Danish: Charlotte af Danmark) (30 October 1789 – 28 March 1864) was born in Christiansborg Palace to Frederick, Hereditary Prince of Denmark and Norway, and Sophia Frederica of Mecklenburg-Schwerin.

Marriage[edit]

1789

On 10 November 1810 in Amalienborg Palace she married Prince William of Hesse-Kassel. They were parents to:

She was described as practical and thrifty, with some interest in art and poetry, and kept her court's finances under strict control. On 18 July 1851, she and her son renounced their claim to the Danish throne in favour of her daughter, who in turn renounced it in favour of her spouse.

Louise Charlotte is the matrilineal great-grandmother of Nicholas II of Russia, William IV, Grand Duke of Luxembourg and George V.

She died in Christiansborg Palace.

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