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Marie Sophie Frederikke Von Hessen-Kassel
Birth: Oct. 28, 1767
Death: Mar. 21, 1852

Queen of Denmark and Norway. Daughter of Landgraf Karl von Hessen-Kassel and Landgräfin Louise, born princess of Denmark and Norway(youngest daughter of king Frederik V and queen Louise of Great Britain) 1769 the Hessen-Kassel-family moved to schloss Gottorp in Schleswig, where the landgraf was promoted governor og the Duchies of Schleswig and Holstein. 1790 married to crownprince Frederik, later king Frederik VI of Denmark and Norway. She gave birth to 8 children: 6 died in infancy. Princess Caroline married the hereditary prince Ferdinand of Denmark, and princess Wilhelmine firstly married prince Frederik of Denmark, later king Frederik VII, divorced him due to personal differencies, and remarried Duke Carl of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg. After the last pregnancy, the queens health was so weakened, that she could not bear another child, Therefore the king was banned from her bedroom, and she had to accept, that he found womanly love elsewhere. He kept an official "maitresse", with whom he had 4 children. The queen was deeply loved by the people. (bio by: Benny Chordt Hansen) 
 
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  Wilhelmine Marie of Denmark and Norway (1808 - 1891)*
 
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Burial:
Roskilde Cathedral
Roskilde
Sjælland, Denmark
 
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Originally Created by: Benny Chordt Hansen
Record added: Sep 11, 2004
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Marie Sophie Frederikke Von Hessen-Kassel
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Marie Sophie Frederikke Von Hessen-Kassel
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