Princess Mathilde Caroline of Bavaria

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Mathilde Caroline of Bavaria
Grand Duchess of Hesse
Born (1813-08-30)30 August 1813
Died 25 May 1862(1862-05-25) (aged 48)
Spouse Louis III, Grand Duke of Hesse
House Wittelsbach
Father Ludwig I of Bavaria
Mother Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen

Princess Mathilde Caroline of Bavaria (German: Mathilde Karoline Friederike Wilhelmine Charlotte von Bayern) (Augsburg, August 30, 1813 – Darmstadt, May 25, 1862) was the second child and eldest daughter of Ludwig I of Bavaria and Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen.


On 26 December 1833 in Munich, Mathilde married The Hereditary Grand Duke Ludwig of Hesse and by Rhine (1806–1877), eldest son of Louis II, Grand Duke of Hesse and Wilhelmine of Baden. Ludwig succeeded his father as Grand Duke Ludwig III in 1848. The marriage was childless.



Princess Mathilde Caroline of Bavaria
Born: 30 August 1813 Died: 25 May 1862
German royalty
Title last held by
Wilhelmine of Baden
Grand Duchess of Hesse and by Rhine
16 June 1848 – 25 May 1862
Title next held by
Alice of the United Kingdom