Charlotte o Schaumburg-Lippe

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Charlotte o Schaumburg-Lippe
Charlotte schaumburg.jpg
Undated portrait o Queen Charlotte.
Queen consort o Württemberg
Tenur6 October 1891 – 30 November 1918
Born10 September 1864(1864-09-10)
Schloss Ratiborschitz, Bohemie
Dee'd16 Julie 1946(1946-07-16) (aged 81)
Bebenhausen
Buirial23 Julie 1946
Alter Friedhof, Ludwigsburg
SpouseWilliam II o Württemberg (m. 1886; d. 1921)
Full name
Charlotte Marie Ida Luise Hermine Mathilde
HooseLippe
FaitherPrince William o Schaumburg-Lippe
MitherPrincess Bathildis o Anhalt-Dessau
ReleegionCalvinism

Princess Charlotte o Schaumburg-Lippe (Charlotte Marie Ida Luise Hermine Mathilde; 10 October 1864 – 16 Julie 1946) wis the dochter o Prince Wilhelm Karl August o Schaumburg-Lippe, an his wife, Princess Bathildis o Anhalt-Dessau. As the seicont wife o Keeng William II o Württemberg she became Queen consort o Württemberg. She was nae anly the last queen o Württemberg, but the last surviving queen o any German state.


Mairiage[eedit | eedit soorce]

On 8 Apryle 1886 she mairit the heir tae the throne o the Kinrick o Württemberg, Croun Prince Wilhelm, wha succeedit in 1891 as Keeng William II o Württemberg (Wilhelm II von Württemberg). She wis his seicont wife, an like her predecessor Princess Marie o Waldeck an Pyrmont wis held tae be o nae political consequence. If the mairiage tuk place for reasons o state - Wilhelm haed nae male heir - it wis a miscalculation, as the union produced nae nairn.


Teetles an styles[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • 10 September 1864 - 8 Apryle 1886 Her Serene Highness Princess Charlotte o Schaumburg-Lippe.
  • 8 Apryle 1886 - 6 October 1891 Her Ryal Highness The Croun Princess o Württemberg.
  • 6 October 1891 – 30 November 1918 Her Majesty The Queen o Württemberg.


Sources[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Lorenz, Mertens, Press (eds.), 1997: Das Haus Württemberg. Ein biographisches Lexikon, p. 335. Stuttgart; Kohlhammer Verlag ISBN 3-17-013605-4
  • Decker-Hauff, H, 1997: Frauen im Hause Württemberg, p. 276. DRW-Verlag: Leinfelden-Echterdingen ISBN 3-87181-390-7
  • Pope-Hennessy, James (1959). Queen Mary 1867-1953. London: George Allen and Unwin Unlimited. ISBN 0-04-923025-5.
  • Thomsen, S., 2006: Die württembergischen Königinnen: Charlotte Mathilde, Katharina, Pauline, Olga, Charlotte - ihr Leben und Wirken. Tübingen