Louise von Hanover, Queen Consort of Denmark and Norway

Brief Life History of Louise

When Louise von Hanover, Queen Consort of Denmark and Norway was born on 18 December 1724, in Westminster, Middlesex, England, her father, King George II Augustus of Great Britain and Ireland, Herzog von Braunschweig-Lüneburg, was 41 and her mother, Caroline Wilhelmina Charlotte von Brandenburg-Ansbach, was 41. She married King Frederik V of Denmark and Norway on 11 December 1743, in Prussia. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 19 December 1751, in Copenhagen, Hovedstaden, Denmark, at the age of 27, and was buried in Roskilde, Roskilde, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

King Frederik V of Denmark and Norway
Louise von Hanover, Queen Consort of Denmark and Norway
Marriage: 11 December 1743
Prince Christian Oldenburg
Sophia Magdalena Oldenburg Queen of Sweden
Princess Wilhelmina Caroline of Denmark-Norway Oldenburg Landgravine of Hesse-Kassel, Electress of Hesse
King Christian VII of Denmark and Norway
Princess Louise of Denmark and Norway

Sources (7)

  • Lovise in entry for Christian, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Lovise im Eintrag für Wilhelmine Caroline, „Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923“
  • Lovise in entry for Christian Frederiksen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

World Events (5)


Greenland becomes Danish province.

1730 · Danish Asia Company

The Danish Asiatic Company was a trading company established to revive the dwindling Danish trade with the East Indies and China. It was taken over by the Danish government in 1772 and continued to run until around 1843.

1737 · Meyercrones Stiftelse

Meyercrones Stiftelse was founded by the widow of Henning de Meyercrone after he had served as Danish envoy in France. Christiane Meyercrone, Henning's widow, managed the property until her death in 1738. Her niece became the new manager of the foundation and arranged for its charter to be written in 1830. The original, small building was replaced by a larger building in 1933.

Name Meaning

Altered form of Welsh Vaughan .

Chinese: variant of Wong .

Cambodian: written វ៉ុន, unexplained.

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

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