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Princess Victoria Charlotte of Anhalt-Zeitz-Hoym
Margravine of Brandenburg-Bayreuth

Princess Victoria Charlotte of Anhalt-Zeitz-Hoym

Princess Victoria Charlotte of Anhalt-Zeitz-Hoym
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Intro Margravine of Brandenburg-Bayreuth
Gender female
Birth 25 September 1715, Schaumburg Castle
Death 4 February 1772, Balduinstein (aged 56 years)
Family
Father: Victor IPrince of Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg-Hoym
Siblings: FrederickPrince of Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg-HoymCharles LouisPrince of Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg-HoymVictor Amadeus of Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg-HoymPrince Franz Adolph of Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg-Hoym
Spouse: Frederick ChristianMargrave of Brandenburg-Bayreuth
Children: Christiane Sophie Charlotte of Brandenburg-Bayreuth
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Biography

Victoria Charlotte of Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg-Hoym (25 September 1715 – 4 February 1772) was a princess of Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg-Hoym by birth and Margravine of Brandenburg-Bayreuth by marriage.

Life

Victoria Charlotte was a daughter of Prince Victor I of Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg-Hoym (1693–1772) from his first marriage to Charlotte Louise (1680–1739), daughter of Count William Maurice of Isenburg-Birstein.

On 26 April 1732 she married the later Margrave Frederick Christian of Brandenburg-Bayreuth (1708–1769) in Schaumburg. After the wedding the couple moved into the New Castle in Neustadt an der Aisch at the request Frederick Christian's brother George Frederick Charles.

The marriage ended in divorce in 1764, a year after Frederick Christian succeeded his brother as Margrave of Brandenburg-Bayreuth. The couple had already lived separately since 1739 because Frederick Christian was very jealous. Victoria Charlotte spent the last years of her life in humble conditions in Halle.

She died in 1772 and was buried in the Melander Crypt in Holzappel.

Issue

From her marriage, Victoria Charlotte had two daughters:

  • Christiane Sophie Charlotte (1733–1757)
married in 1757 Duke Ernest Frederick III Carl of Saxe-Hildburghausen (1727-1780)
  • Sophie Magdalene (1737-1737)

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