Caroline of Baden (1776–1841)

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Caroline of Baden (1776–1841)

Queen of Bavaria and electress of Bavaria. Born on July 13, 1776, in Karlsruhe; died on November 13, 1841, in Munich, Germany; daughter of Amalie of Hesse-Darmstadt (1754–1832) and Charles Louis of Padua, prince of Padua and Baden; became second wife of Maximilian I Joseph, elector of Bavaria (r. 1799–1805), king of Bavaria (r. 1805–1825); children: Maximilian (1800–1803); Elizabeth of Bavaria (1801–1873, who married Frederick William IV of Prussia); Amalia of Bavaria (1801–1877); Sophie of Bavaria (1805–1872); Maria of Bavaria (1805–1877, who married Frederick Augustus II of Saxony); Ludovica (1808–1892, who married Duke Maximilian Joseph of Bavaria); Maximiliana (1810–1821).