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Elisabeth Louise of Brandenburg-Schwedt
Princess Augustus Ferdinand of Prussia
Elisabeth Louise in 1760
Spouse Prince Augustus Ferdinand of Prussia
Issue
Princess Friederike Elisabeth of Prussia
Prince Friedrich Heinrich of Prussia
Princess Friederike Dorothea Luise of Prussia
Prince Heinrich Friedrich of Prussia
Prince Friedrich Ludwig Christian of Prussia
Prince Friedrich Paul of Prussia
Prince Friedrich Wilhelm Heinrich of Prussia
Full name
German: Anna Elisabeth Luise
House House of Hohenzollern
Father Margrave Frederick William of Brandenburg-Schwedt
Mother Sophia Dorothea of Prussia
Born 22 April 1738(1738-04-22)
Schwedt
Died 22 February 1820 (aged 81)
Berlin, Brandenburg

Margravine Anna Elisabeth Louise of Brandenburg-Schwedt (22 April 1738 - 10 February 1820) was a daughter of Margrave Frederick William of Brandenburg-Schwedt and his wife Princess Sophia Dorothea of Prussia.[1]

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Family

Elisabeth Louise was one of five children born to Margrave Frederick William of Brandenburg-Schwedt and Sophia Dorothea of Prussia. Her siblings included Sophia Dorothea, Duchess of Württemberg, and Philippine, Landgravine of Hesse-Cassel.

Her father was a son of Philip William, Margarve of Brandenburg-Schwedt and Johanna Charlotte of Anhalt-Dessau.

Her mother was a daughter of Frederick William I of Prussia and Sophia Dorothea of Hanover. Through her mother, Elisabeth Louise was a niece of Frederick the Great.

Marriage and children

Elisabeth Louise's husband Prince Augustus Ferdinand of Prussia

On 27 September 1755, Elisabeth Louise married her uncle Prince Augustus Ferdinand of Prussia, who was a younger brother of her mother Sophia Dorothea.[2] He was eight years older than her.

They had seven children:

  • Friederike Elisabeth Dorothea Henriette Amalie, Princess of Prussia (1761-1773)
  • Friedrich Heinrich Emil Karl, Prince of Prussia (1769-1773)
  • Friederike Dorothea Luise Philippine, Princess of Prussia (1770-1836), married to Prince Antoni Radziwiłł
  • Heinrich Friedrich Carl Ludwig (1771–1790)
  • Friedrich Ludwig Christian (1772–1806)
  • Friedrich Paul Heinrich August, Prince of Prussia (1776)
  • Friedrich Wilhelm Heinrich August, Prince of Prussia (1779–1843)

Death

Augustus Ferdinand died in Berlin on 2 May 1813. Elisabeth Louise died seven years later, on 22 February 1820.

Ancestry

References

  1. ^ Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage.
  2. ^ Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage.

Sources

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