Princess Friederike of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg

Brief Life History of Princess Friederike

When Princess Friederike of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg was born on 9 October 1811, in Gottorf, Husum, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, her father, Herzog Friedrich Wilhelm Paul Leopold von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, was 26 and her mother, Prinzessin Luise Karoline von Hessen-Kassel, was 22. She married Alexander Karl von Anhalt-Bernburg Herzog von Anhalt-Bernburg on 30 October 1834, in Tyskland, Øster Nykirke, Koldinghus, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 10 July 1902, in Quedlinburg, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany, at the age of 90, and was buried in Bernburg, Bernburg, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany.

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Alexander Karl von Anhalt-Bernburg Herzog von Anhalt-Bernburg
Princess Friederike of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg
Marriage: 30 October 1834
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  • Friederike Caroline Juliane von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (5)

1813 · Germans defeat Napolean in Leipzig

On Oct 19, 1813, Germany defeats Napolean. The commanding officer for the Allied side was Prince Karl Phillipp Schwarzenberg.


The Congress of Vienna established the German Confederation of 39 independent German states.

1852 · The Book of Mormon Published in German

On May 25, 1852, the Book of Mormon is published in German.

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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