Princess Mathilde of Waldeck and Pyrmont

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Princess Mathilde of Waldeck and Pyrmont
Carl Rothe Caroline Friederike Mathilde von Württemberg mit ihren zwei Kindern.jpg
Duchess Eugen of Württemberg
Born (1801-04-10)10 April 1801
Rhoden, Principality of Waldeck and Pyrmont
Died 13 April 1825(1825-04-13) (aged 24)
Karlsruhe, Silesia
Spouse Duke Eugen of Württemberg (1788–1857)
Issue Marie, Landgravine of Hesse-Philippsthal
Duke Eugen
Duke Alexander
Full name
German: Caroline Friederike Mathilde
House House of Waldeck-Pyrmont (by birth)
House of Württemberg (by marriage)
Father George I, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont
Mother Princess Auguste of Schwarzburg-Sondershausen

Princess Mathilde of Waldeck and Pyrmont[1][2] (German: Mathilde Prinzessin zu Waldeck und Pyrmont; 10 April 1801 – 13 April 1825) was a member of the House of Waldeck and Pyrmont and a Princess of Waldeck and Pyrmont and a member of the House of Württemberg and a Duchess of Württemberg through her marriage to Duke Eugen of Württemberg

Early life[edit]

Mathilde was born in Rhoden, Principality of Waldeck and Pyrmont was the fourth daughter and tenth child George I, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont and his first wife Princess Auguste of Schwarzburg-Sondershausen.[3]

Marriage and issue[edit]

Her husband, Duke Eugen of Württemberg

On 21 January 1817, in Arolsen, she married Duke Eugen of Württemberg (1788–1857, son of Duke Eugen of Württemberg (1758–1822) and Princess Luise of Stolberg-Gedern (1764-1828), first cousin of the better known Countess of Albany. They had three children:

  • Duchess Marie of Württemberg (25 March 1818 – 10 April 1888), married in 1845 to Charles II, Landgrave of Hesse-Philippsthal, had issue.
  • Duke Eugen of Württemberg (25 December 1820 – 8 January 1875), married in 1843 to Princess Mathilde of Schaumburg-Lippe, had issue.
  • Duke William Alexander of Württemberg (13 April 1825 – 15 April 1825)

Princess Mathilde died during the third pregnancy. In 1827, Eugene married Princess Helene of Hohenlohe-Langenburg with whom he had four children.

Titles, styles, honours and arms[edit]

Titles and styles[edit]

  • 10 April 1801 – 21 January 1817: Her Serene Highness Princess Mathilde of Waldeck and Pyrmont
  • 21 January 1816 – 13 Aprile 1825: Her Royal Highness Duchess Eugen of Württemberg

Ancestry[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lundy, Darryl (31 Juauary 2004). "Mathilde Prinzessin zu Waldeck und Pyrmont". thePeerage.com. Retrieved 13 July 2009.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  2. ^ Theroff, Paul. "WALDECK". Paul Theroff's Royal Genealogy Site. Retrieved 13 July 2009. 
  3. ^ The Peerage