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Princess Alexandrine of Prussia
Grand Duchess of Mecklenburg-Schwerin
Princess Alexandrine painted by Friedrich Wilhelm Schadow
Tenure 1 February 1837 – 7 March 1842
Spouse Paul Frederick, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin
Issue
Frederick Francis II, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg
Duchess Louise
Duke Wilhelm
Full name
Friederike Wilhelmine Alexandrine Marie Helene
House House of Hohenzollern
House of Mecklenburg-Schwerin
Father Frederick William III of Prussia
Mother Louise of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
Born 23 February 1803(1803-02-23)
Berlin, Prussia
Died 21 April 1892 (aged 89)
Schwerin, Mecklenburg-Schwerin

Princess Alexandrine of Prussia (23 February 1803 – 21 April 1892), Grand Duchess of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, was the daughter of Frederick William III of Prussia and Louise of Mecklenburg-Strelitz.

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Family

Alexandrine was the seventh child and fourth daughter of a younger sister of Frederick William III of Prussia and his wife Louise of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. She was a younger sister of Frederick William IV of Prussia, Wilhelm I of Prussia, and Charlotte, Empress of Russia.

Her mother was a niece of Queen Charlotte of the United Kingdom and Queen Frederica of Hanover.

Marriage

In 25 May 1822, she married Paul Frederick of Mecklenburg-Schwerin. He succeeded his grandfather as Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin in 1837.

They had three children:

Titles, styles, honours and arms

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Titles

Monument in Schwerin, by Hugo Berwald
  • Her Royal Highness Princess Alexandrine of Prussia (1803-1822)
  • Her Royal Highness Princess Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1822-1837)
  • Her Royal Highness The Grand Duchess of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1837-1842)
  • Her Royal Highness The Dowager Grand Duchess of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1842-1892)

Honours

Ancestry

Prussian Royalty
House of Hohenzollern
File:Image:Wappen Deutsches Reich - Königreich Preussen (Grosses).png

Frederick I (1701-1713)
Children
   Princess Louise Dorothea
   Prince Frederick William
Frederick William I (1713-1740)
Children
   Princess Wilhelmine
   Prince Frederick
   Princess Friederike Luise
   Princess Philippine Charlotte
   Princess Sophia Dorothea
   Princess Louisa Ulrika
   Prince Augustus William
   Princess Anna Amalia
   Prince Henry
   Prince Ferdinand
Frederick II (The Great, 1740-1786)
Frederick William II (1786-1797)
Children
   Prince Frederick William
   Prince Louis
   Princess Wilhelmine
   Princess Augusta
   Prince Charles
   Prince Wilhelm
Frederick William III (1797-1840)
   Prince Frederick William
   Prince Wilhelm
   Princess Charlotte
   Princess Alexandrine
   Prince Charles
   Princess Louise
   Prince Albert
Frederick William IV (1840-1861)
Princess Alexandrine of Prussia
Born: 23 February 1803 Died: 21 April 1892
German royalty
Vacant
Title last held by
Princess Louise of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg
as Duchess of Mecklenburg-Schwerin
Grand Duchess of Mecklenburg-Schwerin
1 February 1837 – 7 March 1842
Vacant
Title next held by
Princess Augusta Reuss of Köstritz

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