Princess Louise of Denmark and Norway

Brief Life History of Louise

When Princess Louise of Denmark and Norway was born on 30 January 1750, in Copenhagen, København, Denmark, her father, King Frederik V of Denmark and Norway, was 26 and her mother, Louise von Hanover, Queen Consort of Denmark and Norway, was 25. She had at least 3 sons and 3 daughters with Prince Carl Of Hessen-Kassel. She died on 12 January 1831, in Gottorf, Schleswig, Schleswig-Flensburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, at the age of 80, and was buried in Schleswig, Schleswig-Flensburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.

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Family Time Line

Prince Carl Of Hessen-Kassel
1744–1836
Princess Louise of Denmark and Norway
1750–1831
María Sofía Frederikke of Hessen-Kassel
1767–1852
Prince Wilhelm Hesse-Cassel
1769–1772
Prince Friedrich Hesse-Cassel
1771–1845
Princess Juliana Luisa Amelia Hesse-Cassel
1773–1860
Prince Christian von Hessen-Kassel
1776–1814
Prinzessin Luise Karoline von Hessen-Kassel
1789–1867

Sources (4)

  • of Denmark, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Lovise in entry for Juliana Lovisa Amalia Hessen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • en.Wikipedia Princess Louise of Denmark

World Events (7)

1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

The Old City Hall was built in 1762 and served as the city hall until 1912. the Hall was modelled after the City Hall that was destroyed in the Copenhagen Fire in 1795. Today the building is used only for ceremonial and representative purposes.

1776 · Kongens Klub

The club was founded in 1776 by former members of Drejer's Club. It was initially known as Fich's Club. The latter name was a reference to Gottlieb Schreck who had purchased the House in 1775. He had adapted the interior to be used by the club. The club initially had 25 members but in 1778 the number of members had grown to 80. On 16 November 1782, the club was granted permission to use the name Kongens Klub (Royal Club). The club soon became a meeting place for members of the higher middle class.

1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

The Old Artillery Barracks was the first of three barracks to be established in the Christianshavn district of Copenhagen. They were converted into barracks for the Artillery in 1789 and were used until 1923. Today, they have been converted into apartments and are listed for everyone.

Name Meaning

German: possibly a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman, from orfe, a species of freshwater fish. Alternatively, a habitational name from Urff near Kassel, formerly Orpha.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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