Louise of Hesse-Cassel (1688–1765)

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Louise of Hesse-Cassel (1688–1765)

Mother of the prince of Orange. Name variations: Louise of Orange-Nassau. Born Mary Louise on February 7, 1688; died on April 9, 1765; married John William Friso of Orange-Nassau (1686–1711), in 1709; children: Anna Charlotte Amalia of Orange (1710–1777, who married Friedrich of Baden-Durlach); William IV, prince of Orange (1711–1751), stadholder of United Provinces (r. 1748–1751).