Princess Ulrike Friederike Wilhelmine of Hesse-Kassel

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Princess Ulrike Friederike Wilhelmine
Duchess of Oldenburg
Ulrica Friederica Gemahlin des Bischofs.jpg
Born (1722-10-31)31 October 1722
Kassel
Died 28 February 1787(1787-02-28) (aged 64)
Eutin
Spouse Frederick Augustus I, Duke of Oldenburg
Issue Wilhelm, Duke of Oldenburg
Princess Luise
Hedvig Elisabeth Charlotte, Queen of Sweden and Norway
Full name
German: Ulrike Friederike Wilhelmine
House Hesse-Kassel
Father Landgrave Maximilian of Hesse-Kassel
Mother Landgravine Friederike Charlotte of Hesse-Darmstadt

Princess Ulrike Friederike Wilhelmine of Hesse-Kassel[1][2] (German: Ulrike Friederike Wilhelmine Prinzessin von Hessen-Kassel[1][2]) (31 October 1722, Kassel[1][2] – 28 February 1787, Eutin[1][2]) was a member of the House of Hesse-Kassel by birth, and of the House of Holstein-Gottorp through her marriage to Frederick Augustus I, Duke of Oldenburg. Ulrike was the Duchess consort of Oldenburg from 1774 until her husband's death on 6 July 1785.

Marriage and issue[edit]

Ulrike married Prince Frederick Augustus of Holstein-Gottorp, son of Christian August, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp and his wife Margravine Albertine Friederike of Baden-Durlach,[1][2] on 21 November 1752 in Kassel.[1][2] Ulrike and Frederick Augustus had three children:[1][2]

Ancestry[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Darryl Lundy (15 July 2005). "Ulrike Friederike Wilhelmine Prinzessin von Hessen-Kassel". ThePeerage.com. Retrieved 2009-01-02. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Paul Theroff. "OLDENBURG". Paul Theroff's Royal Genealogy Site. Retrieved 2009-01-02. 
  3. ^ Genealogie ascendante jusqu'au quatrieme degre inclusivement de tous les Rois et Princes de maisons souveraines de l'Europe actuellement vivans [Genealogy up to the fourth degree inclusive of all the Kings and Princes of sovereign houses of Europe currently living] (in French). Bourdeaux: Frederic Guillaume Birnstiel. 1768. p. 59. 
Princess Ulrike Friederike Wilhelmine of Hesse-Kassel
Cadet branch of the House of Hesse
Born: 31 October 1722 Died: 28 February 1787
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Wilhelmina of Hesse-Darmstadt
Countess consort of Oldenburg
1773
Succeeded by
None; County elevated to Duchy
Preceded by
None (new creation)
Duchess consort of Oldenburg
1774-1785
Succeeded by
Cecilia of Sweden
as Grand duchess