Marie of Baden ( Marie Elisabeth Wilhelmine; 7 September 1782 – 20 April 1808) was Duchess of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel and Brunswick- Oels. She was married to Frederick William, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, and was the daughter of Charles Louis, Hereditary Prince of Baden, and Landgravine Amalie of Hesse-Darmstadt .
Princess Maria Maximilianovna of Leuchtenberg. Marie, Duchess of Anhalt (née Princess Sophie Marie of Baden; 26 July 1865 - 29 November 1939) was the wife and consort of Friedrich II, Duke of Anhalt. She was the last Duchess of Anhalt, as German royal and noble titles were abolished in 1919 during the Weimar Republic .
- Marriage and issue
Princess Marie of Baden was the third daughter and seventh child of Leopold, Grand Duke of Baden and his wife Princess Sophie of Sweden. She was Princess of Leiningen through her marriage with Ernst Leopold, 4th Prince of Leiningen.
Princess Marie was born on 20 November 1834, in Karlsruhe as Marie Amalie, Princess and Margravine of Baden. She was the third daughter and seventh child of Grand Duke Leopold of Baden and Princess Sophie Wilhelmine of Sweden. Marie’s father, Grand Duke Leopold, descended from a morganatic branch of the Baden family and thus did not have rights to ...
On 11 September 1858 in Karlsruhe Marie married Ernst Leopold, 4th Prince of Leiningen, the elder of two sons born to Carl, 3rd Prince of Leiningen, and Countess Marie von Klebelsberg. Prince Carl of Leiningen was the maternal half-brother of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom. They had two children: 1. Princess Alberta of Leiningen. 2. Prince Em...
- Family and early life
- Duchess of Hamilton
Princess Marie Amelie of Baden was the youngest daughter of Charles, Grand Duke of Baden and Stéphanie de Beauharnais. In 1843, she married the Scottish nobleman William Hamilton, Marquess of Douglas and Clydesdale. They became the Duke and Duchess of Hamilton upon the death of William's father in 1852. Their only daughter Mary married the future A...
Princess Marie Amelie was born in Karlsruhe, the youngest daughter of Charles, Grand Duke of Baden, and his wife Stéphanie de Beauharnais, the adopted daughter of Napoleon I of France. Charles's daughters married into several great European ruling families. Marie Amelie's older sister Princess Louise married the Swedish prince Gustav, Prince of Vas...
On 23 February 1843, she married the Scottish nobleman William Hamilton, Marquess of Douglas and Clydesdale, the only son of the 10th Duke of Hamilton. The couple had two sons and one daughter: William, Charles, and Lady Mary Victoria. After her wedding, she relocated to Brodick Castle on the Isle of Arran, which was built in her honour in the Bava...
The Duchess was a cousin and friend of Napoleon III of France. She and her husband accompanied Napoleon during his official state entry into Paris in 1852, and she was present in 1860 when he visited her in Baden, at a popular summer resort for Paris's upper classes. She also accompanied the Emperor at an 1855 celebration in honor of King Victor Em...
The Duke and Duchess of Hamilton had two sons and one daughter
Princess Marie Alexandra of Baden was a Hessian princess by marriage.
She was the only daughter and elder child of Prince Maximilian of Baden and Princess Marie Louise of Hanover and Cumberland. Her paternal grandparents were Prince Wilhelm of Baden and Princess Maria of Leuchtenberg, a daughter of Maximilian, Duke of Leuchtenberg and Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna. Princess Marie-Louise of Hanover was a daughter of ...
On 17 September 1924, she married her fourth cousin Prince Wolfgang of Hesse. They had no children.
Princess Marie Alexandra was killed in an attack by the U.S. Army Air Forces during an air-raid on Frankfurt am Main on 29–30 January 1944 during World War II. She and seven other women, who were aid workers, were killed when the cellar, in which they had taken refuge, collapsed under the weight of the building, rendering Marie Alexandra's body bar...
Princess Marie of Baden (Marie Amalie; 20 November 1834, in Karlsruhe – 21 November 1899, in Amorbach) was the third daughter and seventh child of Leopold, Grand Duke of Baden (1790–1852) and his wife Princess Sophie of Sweden (1801–65). She was Princess of Leiningen through her marriage with Ernst Leopold, 4th Prince of Leiningen.