Caroline of Hesse-Darmstadt (1746–1821)

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Caroline of Hesse-Darmstadt (1746–1821)

Landgravine of Hesse-Homburg. Name variations: Caroline von Hessen-Darmstadt. Born on March 2, 1746; died on September 18, 1821; daughter of Ludwig IX, landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt, and Caroline of Birkenfeld-Zweibrucken (1721–1774); sister of Frederica of Hesse (1751–1805), Grand Duke Louis I, Amalie of Hesse-Darmstadt (1754–1832), and Natalie of Hesse-Darmstadt (1755–1776); married Frederick Louis V (1748–1820), landgrave of Hesse-Homburg (r. 1751–1820), on September 27, 1768; children: Frederick VI (b. 1769), landgrave of Hesse-Homburg; Mary of Hesse-Homburg (1785–1846).