Friedrich Wilhelm, Duke o Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel

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Friedrich Wilhelm
Duke o Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel
Herzog Friedrich Wilhelm von Braunschweig-Oels, der Schwarze Herzog.jpg
Painting by Johann Christian August Schwartz (1809)
Ring16 October 1806 – 16 Juin 1815
PredecessorCharles William Ferdinand
SuccessorCharles II
Born9 October 1771(1771-10-09)
Brunswick, Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel
Dee'd16 Juin 1815(1815-06-16) (aged 43)
Quatre Bras, Netherlands
ConsortPrincess Marie o Baden
IssueKarl II
Willhelm
HooseHouse o Brunswick-Bevern
FaitherKarl Wilhelm Ferdinand, Duke of Brunswick
MitherPrincess Augusta o Great Breetain

Friedrich Wilhelm, Duke o Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (9 October 1771 – 16 Juin 1815) wis a German prince an Duke o Brunswick-Lüneburg and Oels. Nicknamed "The Black Duke", he wis a militar officer wha led the Black Brunswickers against French domination in Germany. He briefly ruled the state o Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel frae 1806 tae 1807 an again frae 1813 to 1815.


Mairiage[eedit | eedit soorce]

On 1 November 1802, in Karlsruhe, he mairit Princess Marie o Baden, dochter o Charles Louis, Hereditary Prince o Baden. The couple haed issue before Marie died o puerperal fever fower days efter giving birth to a stillborn dochter.


Issue[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Karl (1804–1873)
  2. Wilhelm (1806–1884)
  3. Stillborn dochter (born an died 16 Aprile 1808)


Teetles an styles[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • 9 October 1771 – 20 September 1806 His Serene Highness Prince Friedrich Wilhelm o Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel
  • 20 September 1806 – 16 October 1806 His Serene Highness The Hereditary Prince o Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel
  • 16 October 1806 – 1813 His Serene Highness The Prince (Furst) o Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel
  • 1813 - 16 Juin 1815 His Highness The Duke o Brunswick