Auguste, Landgravine of Hesse-Homburg

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Auguste, Landgravine of Hesse-Homburg Gender: F
Auguste Friederike
born on 28 November 1776 at 11:00 (= 11:00 AM )
Place Bad Homburg vor der Höhe, Germany, 50n13, 8e37
Timezone LMT m8e37 (is local mean time)
Data source
News report
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 06°51' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 14°42 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 22°45'


Landgravine of Hesse-Homburg and a member of the House of Hesse by birth, and by marriage a member of the House of Mecklenburg and Hereditary Grand Duchess of Mecklenburg-Schwerin.

She was the sixth child and fourth daughter of Friedrich V, Landgrave of Hesse-Homburg and his wife Landgravine Caroline of Hesse-Darmstadt, in turn daughter of Ludwig IX, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt.

In Homburg on 3 April 1818, the 41-year-old Auguste married Friedrich, Hereditary Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, twice a widower and father of four surviving children. The union was childless and lasted only 18 months until his death on 29 November 1819.

Auguste died on 1 April 1871, aged 94, in Ludwigslust, Grand Duchy of Mecklenburg-Schwerin.

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  • Relationship : Marriage 3 April 1818 (Friedrich, Hereditary Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin)
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  • Death of Mate 29 November 1819 (Friedrich, Hereditary Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin)
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Source Notes

Sy Scholfield forwarded news report from "'s Hertogenbossche courant," 10 December 1776, p. 1: "Frankfort den 28 November. Heden voormiddag ten 11. uuren , is Haare Hoogvorstl. Doorlugtigheid de Land Gravin van Heffen Rothenburgh gelukkig van een Prinfes bevallen."

(Frankfurt, 28 November. This morning at 11 o'clock, Her Highness the Countess of Hesse- Rothenburgh was happily delivered of a Princess).


  • Family : Relationship : Marriage less than 3 Yrs
  • Family : Parenting : Foster, Step, or Adopted Kids (Five step-children)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids none
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 94)
  • Notable : Famous : Royal family (House of Mecklenburg, by marriage)
  • Notable : Famous : Royal family (House of Hesse, by birth)