Princess Louise Caroline of Hesse-Kassel

Princess Louise Caroline of Hesse-Kassel (28 September 1789, Gottorp, Schleswig, Duchy of Schleswig – 13 March 1867, Ballenstedt, Germany) was the consort of Friedrich Wilhelm, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg and the matriarch of the House of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg which would eventually become the ruling house of the kingdoms of Denmark, Greece, Norway, and, barring unforeseen circumstances, the United Kingdom.

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