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Landgravine Amalie of Hesse-Homburg

Landgravine Amalie of Hesse-Homburg Consort of Frederick, Hereditary Prince of Anhalt-Dessau

Consort of Frederick, Hereditary Prince of Anhalt-Dessau
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Princess and Landgravine Christiane Amalie of Hesse-Homburg, full German name: Christiane Amalie, Landgräfin von Hessen-Homburg (29 June 1774, Bad Homburg vor der Höhe, Landgraviate of Hesse-Homburg, Holy Roman Empire – 3 February 1846, Dessau, Duchy of Anhalt-Dessau) was a member of the House of Hesse-Homburg and a Princess and Landgravine of Hesse-Homburg by birth. Through her marriage to Frederick, Hereditary Prince of Anhalt-Dessau, Amalie was also a member of the House of Ascania and Hereditary Princess of Anhalt-Dessau.

Family

Amalie was the fifth child of Frederick V, Landgrave of Hesse-Homburg and his wife Princess Caroline of Hesse-Darmstadt, daughter of Louis IX, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt.

Marriage and issue

Amalie married Frederick, Hereditary Prince of Anhalt-Dessau, only surviving child of Leopold III, Duke of Anhalt-Dessau and his wife Margravine Louise Henriette Wilhelmine of Brandenburg-Schwedt, on 12 June 1792 in Bad Homburg vor der Höhe, Landgraviate of Hesse-Homburg, Holy Roman Empire. Amalie and Frederick had seven children:

The poet Friedrich Hölderlin dedicated his 1800 poem Aus stillem Hauße senden - An eine Fürstin von Dessau to the Hereditary Princess.

Ancestry

16. Frederick II, Landgrave of Hesse-Homburg
16. Frederick II, Landgrave of Hesse-Homburg
8. Landgrave Kasimir Wilhelm of Hesse-Homburg
17. Princess Louise Elisabeth of Courland
4. Frederick IV, Landgrave of Hesse-Homburg
18. Wilhelm Moritz, Count of Solms-Braunfels
9. Countess Christine Charlotte of Solms-Braunfels
19. Princess Magdalene Sophie of Hesse-Homburg
2. Frederick V, Landgrave of Hesse-Homburg
20. Wilhelm Moritz, Count of Solms-Braunfels (= 18)
10. Friedrich Wilhelm, Prince of Solms-Braunfels
21. Princess Magdalene Sophie of Hesse-Homburg (= 19)
5. Countess Ulrike Louise of Solms-Braunfels
22. Karl Otto, Count of Solms-Laubach-Utphe and Tecklenburg
11. Countess Sophie Magdalena Benigna of Solms-Laubach-Utphe
23. Countess Louise of Schönburg-Waldenburg
1. Princess Amalie of Hesse-Homburg
24. Ernest Louis, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt
12. Louis VIII, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt
25. Dorothea Charlotte of Brandenburg-Ansbach
6. Louis IX, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt
26. Johann Reinhard III, Count of Hanau-Lichtenberg
13. Countess Charlotte of Hanau-Lichtenberg
27. Dorothea Friederike of Brandenburg-Ansbach
3. Princess Caroline of Hesse-Darmstadt
28. Christian II of Zweibrücken-Birkenfeld
14. Christian III, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken
29. Katharina Agathe, Countess of Rappoltstein
7. Countess Palatine Caroline of Zweibrücken
30. Louis Crato, Count of Nassau-Saarbrücken
15. Caroline of Nassau-Saarbrücken
31. Philippine Henriette of Hohenlohe-Langenburg
16. Frederick II, Landgrave of Hesse-Homburg
8. Landgrave Kasimir Wilhelm of Hesse-Homburg
17. Princess Louise Elisabeth of Courland
4. Frederick IV, Landgrave of Hesse-Homburg
18. Wilhelm Moritz, Count of Solms-Braunfels
9. Countess Christine Charlotte of Solms-Braunfels
19. Princess Magdalene Sophie of Hesse-Homburg
2. Frederick V, Landgrave of Hesse-Homburg
20. Wilhelm Moritz, Count of Solms-Braunfels (= 18)
10. Friedrich Wilhelm, Prince of Solms-Braunfels
21. Princess Magdalene Sophie of Hesse-Homburg (= 19)
5. Countess Ulrike Louise of Solms-Braunfels
22. Karl Otto, Count of Solms-Laubach-Utphe and Tecklenburg
11. Countess Sophie Magdalena Benigna of Solms-Laubach-Utphe
23. Countess Louise of Schönburg-Waldenburg
1. Princess Amalie of Hesse-Homburg
24. Ernest Louis, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt
12. Louis VIII, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt
25. Dorothea Charlotte of Brandenburg-Ansbach
6. Louis IX, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt
26. Johann Reinhard III, Count of Hanau-Lichtenberg
13. Countess Charlotte of Hanau-Lichtenberg
27. Dorothea Friederike of Brandenburg-Ansbach
3. Princess Caroline of Hesse-Darmstadt
28. Christian II of Zweibrücken-Birkenfeld
14. Christian III, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken
29. Katharina Agathe, Countess of Rappoltstein
7. Countess Palatine Caroline of Zweibrücken
30. Louis Crato, Count of Nassau-Saarbrücken
15. Caroline of Nassau-Saarbrücken
31. Philippine Henriette of Hohenlohe-Langenburg
8. Landgrave Kasimir Wilhelm of Hesse-Homburg
17. Princess Louise Elisabeth of Courland
4. Frederick IV, Landgrave of Hesse-Homburg
18. Wilhelm Moritz, Count of Solms-Braunfels
9. Countess Christine Charlotte of Solms-Braunfels
19. Princess Magdalene Sophie of Hesse-Homburg
2. Frederick V, Landgrave of Hesse-Homburg
20. Wilhelm Moritz, Count of Solms-Braunfels (= 18)
10. Friedrich Wilhelm, Prince of Solms-Braunfels
21. Princess Magdalene Sophie of Hesse-Homburg (= 19)
5. Countess Ulrike Louise of Solms-Braunfels
22. Karl Otto, Count of Solms-Laubach-Utphe and Tecklenburg
11. Countess Sophie Magdalena Benigna of Solms-Laubach-Utphe
23. Countess Louise of Schönburg-Waldenburg
1. Princess Amalie of Hesse-Homburg
24. Ernest Louis, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt
12. Louis VIII, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt
25. Dorothea Charlotte of Brandenburg-Ansbach
6. Louis IX, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt
26. Johann Reinhard III, Count of Hanau-Lichtenberg
13. Countess Charlotte of Hanau-Lichtenberg
27. Dorothea Friederike of Brandenburg-Ansbach
3. Princess Caroline of Hesse-Darmstadt
28. Christian II of Zweibrücken-Birkenfeld
14. Christian III, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken
29. Katharina Agathe, Countess of Rappoltstein
7. Countess Palatine Caroline of Zweibrücken
30. Louis Crato, Count of Nassau-Saarbrücken
15. Caroline of Nassau-Saarbrücken
31. Philippine Henriette of Hohenlohe-Langenburg
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http://thepeerage.com/p441.htm#i4406
http://www.angelfire.com/realm/gotha/gotha/hesse.html
https://books.google.com/books?id=aOXjcsorHEwC&pg=PA91&dq=Amalie+Homburg+Dessau&lr=&hl=de
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