Matilda (1813–1862)

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Matilda (1813–1862)

Grand duchess of Hesse-Darmstadt . Born on August 30, 1813; died on May 25, 1862; daughter of Louis I Augustus also known as Ludwig I (1786–1868), king of Bavaria (r. 1825–1848, abdicated), and Theresa of Saxony (1792–1854); married Louis III (1806–1877), grand duke of Hesse-Darmstadt, on December 26,1833.