Louise of Denmark (1750–1831)

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Louise of Denmark (1750–1831)

Duchess of Hesse-Cassel. Name variations: Louise Oldenburg. Born on January 30, 1750; died on January 12, 1831; daughter of Frederick V, king of Denmark and Norway, and Louise of England (1724–1751); married Charles of Hesse-Cassel, regent of Schleswig-Holstein, on August 30, 1766; children: Marie Sophie of Hesse-Cassel (1767–1852, who married Frederick VI, king of Denmark); Frederick (b. 1771), governor of Rendesburg; Julie Louise Amelia (1773–1861), abbess of Itzehoe; Christian (b. 1776); Louise of Hesse-Cassel (1789–1867, mother of Christian IX, king of Denmark).