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Frederick William, Prince of Nassau-Weilburg

Frederick William, Prince of Nassau-Weilburg
Frederick William, Prince of Nassau-Weilburg
Spouse(s) Burgravine Louise Isabelle of Kirchberg
Noble family House of Nassau
Father Charles Christian, Prince of Nassau-Weilburg
Mother Princess Carolina of Orange-Nassau
Born (1768-10-25)25 October 1768
The Hague
Died

9 January 1816(1816-01-09) (aged 47#REDIRECT

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Prince Frederick William in an old coin.

Frederick William, Prince of Nassau-Weilburg (Friedrich Wilhelm; 25 October 1768, The Hague – 9 January 1816, Weilburg) was a ruler of Nassau-Weilburg. In 1806 he was given the title of Prince of Nassau, while his cousin, Prince Frederick Augustus of Nassau-Usingen, became the Duke of Nassau. Frederick William died in January 1816, only two months before his cousin. Both men were succeeded by Frederick William's son, William.

Family

Frederick William was the eldest surviving son of Karl Christian of Nassau-Weilburg and Princess Wilhelmine Carolina of Orange-Nassau.

Wilhelmine Carolina was a daughter of Caroline of Ansbach.

Marriage and children

On 31 July 1788 in Hachenburg, Frederick William married Burgravine Louise Isabelle of Kirchberg (Hachenburg, 19 April 1772 - Vienna, 6 January 1827). The groom was almost twenty years old and the bride only sixteen. At the time he was still the heir to the principality. His father died on 28 November of the same year and Frederick William succeeded him.

Frederick William and Louise Isabelle had four children:

Ancestry

Frederick William, Prince of Nassau-Weilburg
Cadet branch of the House of Nassau
Born: 25 October 1768 Died: 9 January 1816
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Karl Christian
Prince of Nassau-Weilburg
1788 - 1816
Succeeded by
Wilhelm

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