Landgravine Maria Eleonore of Hesse-Rotenburg


Landgravine Maria Eleonore of Hesse-Rotenburg
Maria Eleonore
Countess Palatine of Sulzbach
Spouse Theodore Eustace of Sulzbach
Issue
Count Palatine Joseph Charles
Francisca Christina, Abbess of Essen
Ernestine, Landgravine of Hesse-Rotenburg
John Christian, Count Palatine of Sulzbach
Anne Christine, Princess of Piedmont
Father William, Landgrave of Hesse-Rotenburg
Mother Maria Anna of Löwenstein-Wertheim
Born 25 February 1675
Rheinfels, Hesse
Died 27 January 1720(1720-01-27) (aged 44)
Sulzbach

Maria Eleonore of Hesse-Rotenburg (Maria Eleonore Amalia; 25 February 1675 – 27 January 1720) was Landgravine of Hesse-Rotenburg by birth and was the Countess Palatine of Sulzbach by marriage.[1] She is an ancestress of Albrecht, Duke of Bavaria.

Contents

Biography

Maria Eleonore was the second child of William, Landgrave of Hesse-Rotenburg and is wife Maria Anna of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rochefort. She was an older sister of Ernest Leopold of Hesse-Rotenburg, future ruler of her native Hesse-Rotenburg.[1]

Engaged to Theodore Eustace of Sulzbach, the heir of the ruling Count Palatine of Sulzbach Christian Augustus, the couple were married on 9 June 1692 in Lobositz, Bohemia. The couple had some nine children three of which would have further progeny.[1]

She died in Sulzbach[1] at the age of 44.

Issue

  1. Countess Palatine Amalia Auguste Maria Anna of Sulzbach (7 June 1693 – 18 January 1762) died unmarried.
  2. Count Palatine Joseph Charles of Sulzbach (2 November 1694 – 18 July 1729) married Elisabeth Auguste of Neuburg and had issue.
  3. Countess Palatine Francisca Christina of Sulzbach (16 May 1696 – 16 July 1776) Abbess of Essen.
  4. Countess Palatine Ernestine Elizabeth Johanna of Sulzbach (15 May 1697 – 14 April 1775) married William II, Landgrave of Hesse-Wanfried-Rheinfels, no issue.
  5. Count Palatine John William Philip of Sulzbach (3 June 1698 – 12 April 1699) died in infancy.
  6. John Christian, Count Palatine of Sulzbach (23 January 1700 – 20 July 1733) married Maria Henriette de La Tour d'Auvergne and had issue; married Eleonore of Hesse-Rotenburg, no issue.
  7. Countess Palatine Elisabeth Eleonore Auguste of Sulzbach (19 April 1702 – 10 February 1704) died in infancy.
  8. Countess Palatine Anne Christine of Sulzbach (5 February 1704 – 12 March 1723) married Charles Emmanuel, Prince of Piedmont and had issue.
  9. Count Palatine Johann Wilhelm August of Sulzbach (21 August 1706 – 28 August 1708) died in infancy.

Titles, styles, honours and arms

Titles and styles

  • 25 February 1675 – 9 June 1692 Her Serene Highness Princess Maria Eleonore of Hesse-Rotenburg
  • 9 June 1692 – 23 April 1708 Her Serene Highness The Hereditary Princess of Sulzbach
  • 23 April 17, 1708 – 27 January 1720 Her Serene Highness The Countess Palatine of Sulzbach

References

See also



Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Landgravine Christine of Hesse-Rotenburg — Christine Princess of Carignan Spouse Louis Victor, Prince of Carignan Detail Issue Victor A …   Wikipedia

  • Landgravine Hedwig of Hesse-Rotenburg — Hedwig Duchess of Bouillon Spouse Jacques Léopold de La Tour d Auvergne Father Constantine, Landgrave of Hesse Rotenburg Mother Countess Sophia of Starhemberg Born 26 June 1748(1748 06 26) Landgrave s Palace, Germany …   Wikipedia

  • Maria Henriette de La Tour d'Auvergne — Maria Henriette Hereditary Princess of Sulzbach Margravine of Bergen op Zoom Spouse Count Palatine John Christian of Sulzbach Detail Issue Charles Theodore, Elector of Bavaria Full name Maria Anna Henriette Leopoldine …   Wikipedia

  • Maria Vittoria of Savoy — Princess of Carignano Marchioness of Susa Spouse Victor Amadeus, Prince of Carignan Detail Issue …   Wikipedia

  • Maria Antonia Ferdinanda of Spain — The Queen by Mengs Queen consort of Sardinia Consort …   Wikipedia

  • Maria Angela Caterina d'Este — Princess of Carignan Maria Angela Caterina by a follower of Rigaud Spouse …   Wikipedia

  • Maria Fortunata d'Este — Maria Fortunata by Hortense Haudebourt Lesco Princess of Conti Reign 2 August 1776 – 21 September 1803 …   Wikipedia

  • Maria Anna of Savoy — Empress and Archduchess consort of Austria; Queen consort of Hungary, Bohemia, Lombardia and Venetia Tenure 12 February 1830 – 2 December 1848 Coronation 12 September 1836 …   Wikipedia

  • Maria Cristina of Savoy — Queen of the Two Sicilies Consort 21 November 1832 – 21 January 1836 Spouse …   Wikipedia

  • Maria Theresa of Austria-Este (1773–1832) — For other people named Maria Theresa of Austria, see Maria Theresa of Austria (disambiguation). Maria Theresa of Austria Este Queen consort of Sardinia Tenure 4 June 1802 – 12 March 1821 …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.