Profiles: Württemberg Rulers and Consorts

Kings of Württemberg
Friedrich I
Duchess Augusta of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel
Charlotte, Princess Royal of Great Britain
Wilhelm I
Princess Caroline Augusta of Bavaria
Grand Duchess Catherine Pavlovna of Russia
Duchess Pauline Therese of Württemberg
Karl I
Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna of Russia
Wilhelm II
Princess Marie of Waldeck-Pyrmont
Princess Charlotte of Schaumburg-Lippe

Pretenders to the Throne
Albrecht, Duke of Württemberg
Philipp Albrecht, Duke of Württemberg
Carl, Duke of Württemburg

Friedrich I

Full Name: Friedrich Wilhelm Karl
Titles: His Majesty The King of Württemberg
Born: November 6 1754 in Treptow, Poland
Parents: Friedrich II, Duke of Württemberg and Sophia Dorothea of Brandenburg-Schwedt
Married(1): October 15 1780, to Duchess Augusta of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel
Children:
- King Wilhelm I (1781)
- Princess Catharina, Queen of Westphalia (1783)
- Princess Sophia Dorothea (1783)
- Prince Paul (1785)
Married(2): May 18 1797 to Charlotte, Princess Royal of Great Britain
Reign: January 1 1806 – October 30 1816
Died: October 30 1816, Stuttgart
Burial Site: Royal Crypt, Palace Chapel, Ludwigsburg Palace

Links:
Wikipedia: Friedrich I of Württemberg
Wikipedia: Duchess Augusta of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel
Wikipedia: Charlotte, Princess Royal
Wikipedia: Ludwigsburg Palace

Duchess Augusta of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel

Full Name: Augusta Caroline Friederika Luise
Titles: Her Royal Highness The Princess Württemberg
Born: December 3 1764 in Brunswick
Parents: Carl Wilhlem, Duke of Brunswick and Princess Augusta of Great Britain
Married: October 15 1780, to the future King Friedrich I
Children:
- King Wilhelm I (1781)
- Princess Catharina, Queen of Westphalia (1783)
- Princess Sophia Dorothea (1783)
- Prince Paul (1785)
Died: September 27 1788, Lohde Castle, Estonia
Burial Site: St John’s Church in Kullamaa, Estonia

Links:
Wikipedia: Duchess Augusta of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel

Charlotte, Princess Royal

Full Name: Charlotte Augusta Matilda
Titles: Her Majesty The Queen of Württemberg
Born: September 29 1766, Buckingham House, London
Parents: King George III of Great Britain and Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
Married: May 18 1797 to the future King Friedrich I
Died: October 5 1828, Ludwigsburg Palace
Burial Site: Royal Crypt, Palace Chapel, Ludwigsburg Palace

Links:
Wikipedia: Charlotte, Princess Royal
Wikipedia: Buckingham Palace
Wikipedia: Ludwigsburg Palace

Wilhelm I

Full Name: Wilhelm Friedrich Karl
Titles: His Majesty The King of Württemberg
Born: September 27 1781 in Lüben, Poland
Parents: King Friedrich I and Augusta of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel
Married(1): June 8 1808, in Munich, to Princess Caroline Augusta of Bavaria (div. 1814)
Married(2): January 24 1816, in St Petersburg, to Grand Duchess Catherine Pavlovna of Russia
Children:
- Princess Marie, Countess of Neipperg (1816)
- Princess Sophie, Queen of the Netherlands (1818)
Married(3): April 15 1820, in Stuttgart, to Duchess Pauline Therese of Württemberg
Children:
- Princess Catherine (1821)
- King Karl I (1823)
- Princess Augusta, Princess of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach (1826)
Reign: October 30 1816 – June 25 1864
Died: June 25 1864, Schloss Rosenstein, Stuttgart
Burial Site: Württemberg Mausoleum, Stuttgart

Links:
Wikipedia: Wilhelm I of Württemberg
Wikipedia: Princess Caroline Augusta of Bavaria
Wikipedia: Grand Duchess Catherine Pavlovna of Russia
Wikipedia: Duchess Pauline Therese of Württemberg
Wikipedia: Württemberg Mausoleum

Princess Caroline Augusta of Bavaria

Full Name: Karoline Auguste
Titles: Her Royal Highness The Crown Princess of Württemberg
Born: February 8 1792, Bavaria
Parents: King Maximilian I of Bavaria and Augusta Wilhelmine of Hesse-Darmstadt
Married(1): June 8 1808, in Munich, to the future King Wilhelm I(div. 1814)
Married(2): October 29 1816, to Emperor Franz I of Austria
Died: February 9 1873, Salzburg
Burial Site: Imperial Crypt, Vienna

Links:
Wikipedia: Princess Caroline Augusta of Bavaria
Wikipedia: Imperial Crypt

Grand Duchess Catherine Pavlovna of Russia

Full Name: Ekaterina Pavlovna
Titles: Her Majesty The Queen of Württemberg
Born: May 10 1788, Catherine Palace,Tsarskoye Selo, Russia
Parents: Tsar Paul I of Russia and Princess Sophie Dorothea of Württemberg
Married(1): August 3 1809, in Russia, to Duke George of Oldenburg
Children:
- Duke Alexander Georgievich of Oldenburg (1810)
- Duke Peter Georgievich of Oldenburg (1812)
Married(2): January 24 1816, in St Petersburg, to the future King Wilhelm I
Children:
- Princess Marie, Countess of Neipperg (1816)
- Princess Sophie, Queen of the Netherlands (1818)
Died: January 9 1819, Stuttgart
Burial Site: Württemberg Mausoleum, Stuttgart

Links:
Wikipedia: Grand Duchess Catherine Pavlovna of Russia
Wikipedia: Catherine Palace
Wikipedia: Württemberg Mausoleum

Duchess Pauline Therese of Württemberg

Full Name: Pauline Therese Luise
Titles: Her Majesty The Queen of Württemberg
Born: September 4 1800 in Riga, Latvia
Parents: Duke Louis of Württemberg and Henriette of Nassau-Weilburg
Married: April 15 1820, in Stuttgart, to King Wilhelm I
Children:
- Princess Catherine (1821)
- King Karl I (1823)
- Princess Augusta, Princess of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach (1826)
Died: March 10 1873, Stuttgart
Burial Site: Royal Crypt, Palace Chapel, Ludwigsburg Palace

Links:
Wikipedia: Duchess Pauline Therese of Württemberg
Wikipedia: Ludwigsburg Palace

Karl I

Full Name: Karl Friedrich Alexander
Titles: His Majesty The King of Württemberg
Born: March 6 1823 in Stuttgart
Parents: King Wilhelm I and Duchess Pauline Therese of Württemberg
Married: July 13 1846 at the Peterhof Palace,St Petersburg to Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna of Russia
Reign: June 25 1864 – October 6 1891
Died: October 6 1891, Stuttgart
Burial Site: Schlosskirche at the Old Castle, Stuttgart

Links:
Wikipedia: Karl I of Württemberg
Wikipedia: Olga Nikolaevna of Russia
Wikipedia: Peterhof Palace
Wikipedia: Old Castle, Stuttgart

Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna of Russia

Full Name: Olga Nikolaevna
Titles: Her Majesty The Queen of Württemberg
Born: September 11 1822 in St Petersburg, Russia
Parents: Tsar Nicholas I and Princess Charlotte of Prussia
Married: July 13 1846 at the Peterhof Palace,St Petersburg to King Karl I
Died: October 30 1892, Friedrichshafen
Burial Site: Schlosskirche at the Old Castle, Stuttgart

Links:
Wikipedia: Olga Nikolaevna of Russia
Wikipedia: Peterhof Palace
Wikipedia: Old Castle, Stuttgart

Wilhelm II

Full Name: Wilhelm Karl Paul Heinrich Friedrich
Titles: His Majesty The King of Württemberg
Born: February 25 1848 in Stuttgart
Parents: Prince Friedrich of Württemberg and Princess Catherine of Württemberg
Married(1): February 15 1877, to Princess Marie of Waldeck and Pyrmont
Children:
- Princess Pauline, Princess of Wied (1877)
- Prince Ulrich (1880)
- stillborn daughter (1882)
Married(2): April 8 1886, to Princess Charlotte of Schaumburg-Lippe
Reign: October 6 1891 – November 30 1918 (abdicated)
Died: October 2 1921 at Schloss Bebenhausen
Burial Site: Old Cemetery on the grounds of Ludwigsburg Palace

Links:
Wikipedia: Wilhelm II of Württemberg
Wikipedia: Princess Marie of Waldeck and Pyrmont
Wikipedia: Princess Charlotte of Schaumburg-Lippe
Wikipedia: Old Cemetery, Ludwigsburg (in German)

Princess Marie of Waldeck and Pyrmont

Full Name: Georgine Henriette Marie
Titles: Her Royal Highness Princess Wilhelm of Württemberg
Born: May 23 1857, in Arolsen, Waldeck and Pyrmont
Parents: George Victor, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont and Princess Helena of Nassau
Married: February 15 1877, to Princess Marie of Waldeck and Pyrmont
Children:
- Princess Pauline, Princess of Wied (1877)
- Prince Ulrich (1880)
- stillborn daughter (1882)
Died: April 30 1882 at Ludwigsburg Palace
Burial Site: Old Cemetery on the grounds of Ludwigsburg Palace

Links:
Wikipedia: Princess Marie of Waldeck-Pyrmont
Wikipedia: Ludwigsburg Palace
Wikipedia: Old Cemetery, Ludwigsburg (in German)

Princess Charlotte of Schaumburg-Lippe

Full Name: Charlotte Marie Ida Luise Hermine Mathilde
Titles: Her Majesty The Queen of Württemberg
Born: October 10 1864 at Ratibořice Château, Bohemia (now Česká Skalice in the Czech Republic)
Parents: Prince Wilhelm of Schaumburg-Lippe and Princess Bathildis of Anhalt-Dessau
Married: April 8 1886 to the future King Wilhelm II of Württemberg
Died: July 16 1946, at Schloss Bebenhausen
Burial Site: Old Cemetery on the grounds of Ludwigsburg Palace

Links:
Wikipedia: Princess Charlotte of Schaumburg-Lippe
Wikipedia: Wilhelm II of Württemberg
Wikipedia: Ratibořice
Wikipedia: Old Cemetery, Ludwigsburg (in German)

Albrecht, Duke of Württemberg

Full Name: Albrecht Maria Alexander Philipp Joseph
Titles: Albrecht Herzog von Württemberg; by courtesy – His Royal Highness, The Duke of Württemberg
Born: December 23 1865, Vienna
Parents: Duke Philipp of Württemberg and Archduchess Maria Theresa of Austria
Married: January 24 1893, to Archduchess Margarete Sophie of Austria
Children:
- Philipp Albrecht, Duke of Württemberg (1893)
- Duke Albrecht Eugen (1895)
- Duke Karl Alexander (1896)
- Duchess Amalia (1897)
- Duchess Theresa (1898)
- Duchess Elisabeth (1899)
- Duchess Margarita (1902)
Pretender: October 2 1921 – October 31 1939
Died: October 31 1939, Altshausen Castle
Burial Site: Schlosskirche, Altshausen
Links:
Wikipedia: Albrecht, Duke of Württemberg
Wikipedia: Archduchess Margarete Sophie of Austria

Philipp Albrecht, Duke of Württemberg

Full Name: George Philipp Albrecht Carl Maria Joseph Ludwig Hubertus Stanislaus Leopold
Titles: Philipp Albrecht Herzog von Württemberg; by courtesy – His Royal Highness, The Duke of Württemberg
Born: November 14 1893, Stuttgart
Parents: Albrecht, Duke of Württemberg and Archduchess Margarete Sophie of Austria
Married(1): October 24 1923, to Archduchess Helena of Austria, Princess of Tuscany
Children:
- Duchess Maria Christina, Princess Georg of Liechtenstein (1924)
Married(2): August 1 1928, to Archduchess Rosa of Austria, Princess of Tuscany
Children:
- Duchess Helene, Margravine Pallavicini (1929)
- Duke Ludwig Albrecht (1930)
- Duchess Elisabeth, Princess Antoine of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (1933)
- Duchess Marie Therese, Duchesse de Montpensier (1934)
- Carl, Duke of Württemberg (1936)
Pretender: October 31 1939 – April 17 1975
Died: April 17 1975, Ravensburg
Burial Site: Schlosskirche, Altshausen
Links:
Wikipedia: Philipp Albrecht, Duke of Württemberg
Wikipedia: Archduchess Helena of Austria
Wikipedia: Archduchess Rosa of Austria

Carl, Duke of Württemberg
Head of the House of Württemberg

Full Name: Carl Maria Peter Ferdinand Philipp Albrecht Joseph Michael Pius Konrad Ulrich
Titles: Carl Herzog von Württemberg; by courtesy – His Royal Highness, The Duke of Württemberg
Born: August 1 1936 in Friedrichshafen
Parents: Philipp Albrecht, Duke of Württemberg and Archduchess Rosa of Austria, Princess of Tuscany
Married: July 21 1960, to Princess Diane of Orléans
Children:
- Friedrich, Hereditary Duke of Württemberg (1961)
- Duchess Mathilde (1962)
- Duke Eberhard (1963)
- Duke Philipp (1964)
- Duke Michael (1965)
- Duchess Eleonore Fleur (1977)
Pretender: April 17 1975 – present

Links:
Wikipedia: Carl, Duke of Württemberg
Wikipedia: Princess Diane of Orléans