Caroline of Birkenfeld-Zweibrucken (1721–1774)

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Caroline of Birkenfeld-Zweibrucken (1721–1774)

Landgravine of Hesse-Darmstadt. Name variations: Caroline of Zweibrücken-Birkenfeld. Born on March 9, 1721; died on March 30, 1774; married Ludwig IX also known as Louis IX (b. 1719), landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt, on August 12, 1741; children: Caroline of Hesse-Darmstadt (1746–1821); Frederica of Hesse (1751–1805); Louis I (b. 1753), grand duke of Hesse; Amalie of Hesse-Darmstadt (1754–1832); Natalie of Hesse-Darmstadt (1755–1776).