Princess Auguste o Hesse-Homburg
|Hereditary Grand Duchess o Mecklenburg-Schwerin|
|Born||28 November 1776|
Bad Homburg vor der Höhe, Hesse-Homburg, HRE
|Dee'd||1 Apryle 1871 (aged 94)|
|Buirial||Helena Paulovna Mausoleum, Ludwigslust|
|Spouse||Frederick Louis, Hereditary Grand Duke o Mecklenburg-Schwerin|
|Faither||Frederick V, Landgrave o Hesse-Homburg|
|Mither||Landgravine Karoline o Hesse-Darmstadt|
Princess Auguste o Hesse-Homburg (Auguste Friederike; 28 November 1776 – 1 Aprile 1871) wis a member o the Hoose o Hesse and a Landgravine of Hesse-Homburg bi birth. Through her mairiage she wis also a member o the Hoose o Mecklenburg an Hereditary Grand Duchess o Mecklenburg-Schwerin. She wis a cousuin o Princess Wilhelm o Proushie.
Mairiage[eedit | eedit soorce]
In Homburg on 3 Aprile 1818, the 41-years-auld Auguste mairit Frederick Louis, Hereditary Grand Duke o Mecklenburg-Schwerin, twice a widower and father o four surviving children. The mairiage wis suggested bi the late second wife o the Hereditary Grand Duke, Princess Karoline Luise o Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach (Auguste's first-cousin) at her daithbed.
The union was childless and lasted only 18 months until Frederick Louis' death on 29 November 1819. She was a devoted stepmother for her husband's childer, taking responsibility for their upbringing an education. She developed a particularly close relationship with her stepdaughter Princess Helene, eldest child an anly daughter o her cousin Karoline Luise.
Teetles an styles[eedit | eedit soorce]
- 28 November 1776 - 3 Aprile 1818 Her Serene Highness Princess Auguste o Hesse-Homburg, Landgravine o Hesse-Homburg.
- 3 Aprile 1818 - 29 November 1819 Her Highness The Hereditary Grand Duchess o Mecklenburg-Schwerin.
- 29 November 1819 - 1 Aprile 1871 Her Highness The Dowager Hereditary Grand Duchess o Mecklenburg-Schwerin.