Princess Pauline, Duchess of Sagan

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Princess Pauline
Princess of Hohenzollern-Hechingen
Duchess of Sagan
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Princess Pauline, 1802
Tenure 2 November 1810 – 13 September 1838
Born (1782-02-19)19 February 1782
Mitau, Duchy of Courland and Semigallia
Died 8 January 1845(1845-01-08) (aged 62)
Vienna, Austrian Empire
Spouse Friedrich Hermann Otto, Prince of Hohenzollern-Hechingen
Full name
Luise Pauline Maria Biron
House House of Hohenzollern-Hechingen
Father Peter von Biron
Mother Dorothea von Medem
Religion Lutheran

Luise Pauline Maria Biron, Princess of Courland, Duchess of Sagan[1] (19 February 1782[1] – 8 January 1845[1]) was a Princess of Courland by birth and through her marriage to Friedrich Hermann Otto, Prince of Hohenzollern-Hechingen, Pauline was Princess consort of Hohenzollern-Hechingen.[1] Pauline was the second-eldest child and daughter[1] of Peter von Biron, the last Duke of Courland and Semigallia, and his third wife Dorothea von Medem.[1]

Marriage and issue[edit]

Pauline married Friedrich Hermann Otto, Hereditary Prince of Hohenzollern-Hechingen, son of Hermann, Prince of Hohenzollern-Hechingen and his second wife Princess Maximiliane of Gavre, on 26 February 1800 in Prague. Pauline and Friedrich had one son:

Eugénie de Beauharnais, no issue.
∞ morgranatic Baroness Amalie Schenk von Geyern, with issue.

Titles, styles, honours and arms[edit]

Titles and styles[edit]

  • 19 February 1782 – 26 February 1800: Her Serene Highness Princess Pauline of Courland
  • 26 February 1800 – 2 November 1810: Her Serene Highness The Hereditary Princess of Hohenzollern-Hechingen, Princess of Courland
  • 2 November 1810 – 13 September 1838: Her Serene Highness The Princess of Hohenzollern-Hechingen, Princess of Courland
  • 13 September 1838 – 29 November 1838: Her Serene Highness The Dowager Princess of Hohenzollern-Hechingen, Princess of Courland
  • 29 November 1838 – 8 January 1845: Her Serene Highness The Duchess of Sagan, The Dowager Princess of Hohenzollern-Hechingen, Princess of Courland

Upon her father's death, Pauline inherited the Prager Palais and the Lordships of Hohlstein and Nettkow. Upon her elder sister Wilhelmine's death, Pauline also inherited the Duchy of Sagan in Silesia and the Lordship of Náchod in Bohemia.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f Paul Theroff. "BIRON von CURLAND". Paul Theroff's Royal Genealogy Site. Archived from the original on April 30, 2009. Retrieved 2008-12-06. 
Princess Pauline, Duchess of Sagan
Born: 19 February 1782 Died: 8 January 1845
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Maria Antonia of Waldburg-Wurzachon
Princess consort of Hohenzollern-Hechingen
2 November 1810 – 13 September 1838
Succeeded by
Eugénie de Beauharnais
German nobility
Preceded by
Princess Wilhelmine of Courland
Duchess of Sagan
29 November 1838 – 8 January 1845
Succeeded by
Princess Dorothea of Courland