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Princess Marie Louise of Hanover

Princess Marie Louise of Hanover

Princess of Great Britain and Ireland, Duchess of Brunswick-Lüneburg
The basics
Quick Facts
Intro Princess of Great Britain and Ireland, Duchess of Brunswick-Lüneburg
Gender female
Birth October 11, 1879 (Gmunden)
Death January 31, 1948 (Salem Abbey)
Family
Mother: Princess Thyra of Denmark
Father: Prince Ernest Augustus3rd Duke of Cumberland and Teviotdale
Spouse: Prince Maximilian of Baden
Children: Princess Marie Alexandra of BadenBertholdMargrave of Baden
The details
Biography

Princess Marie Louise of Hanover and Cumberland (German: Marie Louise Victoria Caroline Amalie Alexandra Augusta Friederike Prinzessin von Hannover und Cumberland), Princess of Great Britain and Ireland, Duchess of Brunswick-Lüneburg (born 11 October 1879 in Gmunden, Upper Austria, Austria-Hungary; died 31 January 1948 at Schloss Salem in Salem, Baden-Württemberg, Germany). Marie Louise was the eldest daughter of Ernest Augustus, Crown Prince of Hanover (1845–1923) and Princess Thyra of Denmark (1853–1933), the youngest daughter of Christian IX of Denmark (1818–1906) and Louise of Hesse-Kassel (1817–1898). Through her father, Marie Louise was a great-great-granddaughter of George III of the United Kingdom (1738–1820) and Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1744–1818).

Marriage and issue

Maximilian von Baden.jpg

Marie Louise married on 10 July 1900 in Gmunden, Austria-Hungary to her third cousin twice removed Prince Maximilian of Baden (1867–1929), son of Prince Wilhelm of Baden and his wife Princess Maria Maximilianovna of Leuchtenberg, thus making him a first cousin twice removed of Napoleon III of France. Marie Louise and Maximilian had one daughter and one son:

  • Princess Marie Alexandra of Baden (1 August 1902 – 29 January 1944). Married Prince Wolfgang Moritz of Hesse-Kassel, a son of Prince Frederick Charles of Hesse-Kassel and Princess Margaret of Prussia. Marie Alexandra was killed in a bombing of Frankfurt by the Allies of World War II.
  • Berthold, Margrave of Baden (24 February 1906 – 27 October 1963). Married Princess Theodora of Greece and Denmark, a daughter of Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark and Princess Alice of Battenberg. Prince Berthold was the brother-in-law of Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

Titles, styles, honours and arms

Titles and styles

  • 11 October 1879 – 10 July 1900: Her Royal Highness Princess Marie Louise of Hanover and Cumberland, Princess of Great Britain and Ireland, Duchess of Brunswick-Lüneburg
  • 10 July 1900 – 8 August 1928: Her Royal Highness Princess Maximilian of Baden
  • 8 August 1928 – 6 November 1929: Her Royal Highness The Margravine of Baden
    • In pretense: 8 August 1928 – 6 November 1929: Her Royal Highness The Grand Duchess of Baden
  • 6 November 1929 – 31 January 1948: Her Royal Highness The Dowager Margravine of Baden
    • In pretense: 6 November 1929 – 31 January 1948: Her Royal Highness The Dowager Grand Duchess of Baden

Ancestry

Princess Marie Louise of Hanover
House of Hanover
Cadet branch of the House of Welf
Born: 11 October 1879 Died: 31 January 1948
Titles in pretence
Preceded by
Hilda of Nassau
— TITULAR —
Grand Duchess consort of Baden
8 August 1928 – 6 November 1929
Reason for succession failure:
Grand Duchy abolished in 1918
Succeeded by
Princess Theodora of Greece and Denmark

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