Marie Sophie of Hesse-Cassel (1767–1852)

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Marie Sophie of Hesse-Cassel (1767–1852)

Queen of Denmark. Name variations: Marie Sofie Frederikke of Hesse-Cassel. Born on October 28, 1767, in Hanau; died on March 21, 1852, in Amalienborg, Copenhagen, Denmark; daughter of Louise of Denmark (1750–1831) and Charles of Hesse-Cassel, regent of Schleswig-Holstein; sister of Louise of Hesse-Cassel (1789–1867); married Frederick VI, king of Denmark (r. 1808–1839), on July 31, 1790; children: Christian (1791–1791); Marie Louise (1792–1793); Caroline (1793–1881, who married Frederick Ferdinand, prince Oldenburg); Louise (1795–1795); Christian (1797–1797); Louise Juliane (1802–1802); Frederica Maria (1805–1805); Wilhelmine (1808–1891, who married Frederick VII, king of Denmark).