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Princess Henriette of Nassau-Weilburg (1780–1857)

Princess Henriette of Nassau-Weilburg
Duchess Louis of Württemberg

Spouse Duke Louis of Württemberg
Maria Dorothea, Archduchess of Austria
Amelie Theresa, Duchess of Saxe-Altenburg
Pauline Therese, Queen consort of Württemberg
Elisabeth Alexandrine, Princess of Baden
Duke Alexander of Württemberg
House House of Nassau-Weilburg
House of Württemberg
Father Charles Christian, Duke of Nassau-Weilburg
Mother Carolina of Orange-Nassau
Born (1780-04-22)22 April 1780
Died 2 January 1857(1857-01-02) (aged 76)
Kirchheim unter Teck

Princess Henriëtte van Nassau-Weilburg, then van Nassau (Kirchheimbolanden, 22 April 1780 – Kirchheim unter Teck, 2 January 1857) was a daughter of Prince Charles Christian, Duke of Nassau-Weilburg and Carolina of Orange-Nassau, daughter of William IV, Prince of Orange.

Their Royal Highnesses Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry of Wales are her descendants through her granddaughter Princess Alexandra of Saxe-Altenburg, who happens to be the grandmother of Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark; he is the father of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, and the Duke's the grandfather of the Princes.

Marriage and children

She married in Hermitage, near Bayreuth, on 28 January 1797 Duke Louis of Württemberg, a son of Duke Friedrich II Eugen, Duke of Württemberg.

They had five children:


Johann Ernst, Prince Nassau-Weilburg
Karl August, Prince of Nassau-Weilburg
Marie Polyxena of Leiningen-Hartenburg
Karl Christian, Prince of Nassau-Weilburg
Georg August Samuel, Prince of Nassau-Saarbrücken-Idstein
Princess Auguste Friederike of Nassau-Idstein
Henriette Dorothea of Öttingen-Öttingen
Henriette of Nassau-Weilburg
John William Friso, Prince of Orange
William IV, Prince of Orange
Marie Louise of Hesse-Kassel
Carolina of Orange-Nassau
George II of Great Britain
Anne, Princess Royal
Caroline of Brandenburg-Ansbach
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