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Frederick V, Landgrave of Hesse Homburg

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Name  Frederick Landgrave

House  House of Hesse
Frederick V, Landgrave of Hesse-Homburg
Born  30 January 1748 Bad Homburg vor der Hohe (1748-01-30)
Issue  Frederick VI Louis William Caroline, Princess of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt Louise Ulrike, Princess Charles Gunther of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt Amalie, Hereditary Princess of Anhalt-Dessau Auguste, Hereditary Grand Duchess of Mecklenburg-Schwerin Philip Gustav Ferdinand Maria Anna, Princess Friedrich Wilhelm Karl of Prussia Landgrave Leopold
Father  Frederick IV, Landgrave of Hesse-Homburg
Mother  Ulrike Louise of Solms-Braunfels
Died  January 20, 1820, Bad Homburg vor der Hohe, Germany
Spouse  Landgravine Caroline of Hesse-Darmstadt (m. 1768–1820)
Children  Frederick VI, Landgrave of Hesse-Homburg
Parents  Ulrike Louise of Solms-Braunfels, Frederick IV, Landgrave of Hesse-Homburg
Grandchildren  Marie of Prussia, Prince Adalbert of Prussia

Frederick V Louis William Christian, Landgrave of Hesse-Homburg (30 January 1748, Bad Homburg vor der Höhe – 20 January 1820, Bad Homburg vor der Höhe) was from 1751 to his death landgrave of Hesse-Homburg. He was the son of Frederick IV, Landgrave of Hesse-Homburg and Ulrike Louise of Solms-Braunfels (1731–1792), daughter of Frederick William, Prince of Solms-Braunfels.

In 1768 he married Caroline of Hesse-Darmstadt. The couple had 15 children, of whom the following 11 survived to adulthood:

  • Frederick VI, Landgrave of Hesse-Homburg (1769–1829); married in 1818 Princess Elizabeth of the United Kingdom (1770–1840), a daughter of King George III of the United Kingdom.
  • Louis William, Landgrave of Hesse-Homburg (1770–1839); married in 1804 Princess Augusta of Nassau-Usingen (1778–1846), divorced 1805.
  • Landgravine Ulrike Louise Karoline of Hesse-Homburg (1771–1854); married in 1791 Louis Frederick II, Prince of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt (1767–1807).
  • Landgravine Louise Ulrike of Hesse-Homburg (1772–1854); married in 1793 Prince Charles Günther of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt (1771–1825).
  • Landgravine Amalie of Hesse-Homburg (1774–1846); married in 1792 Frederick, Hereditary Prince of Anhalt-Dessau (1769–1814).
  • Landgravine Auguste of Hesse-Homburg (1776–1871); married in 1818 Frederick Louis, Hereditary Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1778–1819).
  • Philip, Landgrave of Hesse-Homburg (1779–1846); married (morganatically) in 1838 Rosalie Antonie, Baroness Schimmelpfennig von der Oye, née Pototschnig (1806–1845), "Countess of Naumburg".
  • Gustav, Landgrave of Hesse-Homburg (1781–1848); married in 1818 Princess Louise of Anhalt-Dessau (1798–1858).
  • Ferdinand, Landgrave of Hesse-Homburg (1783–1866)
  • Landgravine Marie Anna of Hesse-Homburg (1785–1846); married in 1804 Prince Friedrich Wilhelm Karl of Prussia (1783–1851)
  • Landgrave Leopold of Hesse-Homburg (1787–1813); killed at the Battle of Großgörschen.
  • References

    Frederick V, Landgrave of Hesse-Homburg Wikipedia


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