Princess Pauline of Württemberg (1810–1856)

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Princess Pauline of Württemberg
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The Duchess of Nassau, c. 1830
Duchess of Nassau
Reign 23 April 1829 – 30 August 1839
Predecessor Louise of Saxe-Hildburghausen
Successor Elizabeth Mikhailovna of Russia
Born (1810-02-25)25 February 1810
Stuttgart, Kingdom of Württemberg, Confederation of the Rhine
Died 7 July 1856(1856-07-07) (aged 46)
Wiesbaden, Duchy of Nassau, German Confederation
Burial Alter Friedhof, Wiesbaden[1]
Spouse William, Duke of Nassau
Issue Helena, Princess of Waldeck and Pyrmont
Prince Nikolaus Wilhelm
Sophia, Queen of Sweden and Norway
Full name
German: Pauline Friederike Marie
House House of Württemberg
House of Nassau-Weilburg
Father Prince Paul of Württemberg
Mother Princess Charlotte of Saxe-Hildburghausen

Princess Pauline Friederike Marie of Württemberg,[2][3] full German name: Pauline Friederike Marie, Prinzessin von Württemberg[2][3] (25 February 1810, Stuttgart, Kingdom of Württemberg[2][3] – 7 July 1856, Wiesbaden, Duchy of Nassau[2][3]) was a member of the House of Württemberg and a Princess of Württemberg by birth. Through her marriage to William, Duke of Nassau, Louise was also a member of the House of Nassau-Weilburg and Duchess consort of Nassau. Pauline is an ancestress of the present Belgian, Danish, Dutch, Luxembourg, Norwegian, and Swedish Royal families.

Family

Pauline was the fourth child of Prince Paul of Württemberg and his wife Princess Charlotte of Saxe-Hildburghausen.[2][3]

Marriage and issue

Pauline married William, Duke of Nassau, eldest son of Frederick William, Prince of Nassau-Weilburg and his wife Burgravine Louise Isabelle of Kirchberg, on 23 April 1829 in Stuttgart.[2][3] Pauline and William had four children:[2]

Titles, styles, honours and arms

Titles and styles

  • 25 February 1810 – 23 April 1829: Her Royal Highness Princess Pauline of Württemberg
  • 23 April 1829 – 30 August 1839: Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Nassau
  • 30 August 1839 – 7 July 1856: Her Royal Highness The Dowager Duchess of Nassau

Ancestry

References

  1. Find a Grave
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 Darryl Lundy (24 Jul 2005). "Pauline Friederike Marie Prinzessin von Württemberg". thePeerage.com. Retrieved 2009-08-02. External link in |publisher= (help)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 Paul Theroff. "WÜRTTEMBERG". Paul Theroff's Royal Genealogy Site. Retrieved 2009-08-02.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
Princess Pauline of Württemberg (1810–1856)
Born: 25 February 1810 Died: 7 July 1856
German royalty
Vacant
Title last held by
Louise of Saxe-Hildburghausen
Duchess consort of Nassau
23 April 1829 – 30 August 1839
Vacant
Title next held by
Elizabeth Mikhailovna of Russia