Princess Auguste o Hesse-Homburg

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Princess Auguste
Hereditary Grand Duchess o Mecklenburg-Schwerin
Landgravine Auguste of Hesse-Homburg.jpg
Born28 November 1776(1776-11-28)
Bad Homburg vor der Höhe, Landgraviate o Hesse-Homburg|Hesse-Homburg, HRE
Dee'd1 Apryle 1871(1871-04-01) (aged 94)
Ludwigslust, Mecklenburg-Schwerin
BuirialHelena Paulovna Mausoleum, Ludwigslust
SpouseFrederick Louis, Hereditary Grand Duke o Mecklenburg-Schwerin
Full name
Auguste Friederike
FaitherFrederick V, Landgrave o Hesse-Homburg
MitherLandgravine 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.