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Old 08-21-2006, 11:27 AM
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Queen Louise of Denmark (1817-1898)

Queen Louise of Denmark, née Princess Luise Wilhelmine Friederike Caroline Auguste Julie of Hesse - Kassel.

Born: 7 September 1817 at Kassel, Germany.
Daughter of Prince William of Hesse and Princess Charlotte of Denmark.

Marriage: Amalienborg, 26 May 1842 to Prince Christian of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glucksburg

Children:
Frederick VIII of Denmark (June 3, 1843 - May 14, 1912).
Queen Alexandra of the United Kingdom, (December 1, 1844 - November 20, 1925).
King George I of Greece (Vilhelm) (December 24, 1845 - March 18, 1913)
Empress Maria Fedorovna (November 26, 1847 - October 13, 1928)
Princess Thyra of Denmark (September 29, 1853 - February 26, 1933).
Prince Valdemar of Denmark, (October 27, 1858 - January 14, 1939).

Became queen: 1863, after the death of Frederik VII.

Died in 1898 at Bernstorff Palace.
Interred in Roskilde Cathedral.

Trivia: Nicknamed the Mother-in-law of Europe after the favourable marriage matches she made for her children.
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Old 10-15-2006, 07:01 PM
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Louise of Hessen, queen of Denmark.
http://img219.imageshack.us/img219/8020/325mo2.jpg

Christian IX, king of Denmark.
http://img206.imageshack.us/img206/4026/324hq3.jpg
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Old 10-16-2006, 02:55 PM
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Few photos of Louise on worldroots http://worldroots.com/brigitte/royal...k1818album.htm

Queen Louise on wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louise_of_Hesse-Kassel

Louise and Christian IX descendants http://www.angelfire.com/in/heinbruins/Christian9.html
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Old 10-16-2006, 03:07 PM
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Is the jewellery Louise is wearing in this picture from worldsroots still in the family?
http://worldroots.com/brigitte/gifs3/luisehesse1817.jpg
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Old 10-16-2006, 03:20 PM
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Hard to say. If the Queen don't gave them to her descendants they could be used for another jewels.

About this photo http://worldroots.com/brigitte/gifs3/luisehesse1817.jpg - description's here http://lafayette.150m.com/geo00418.html

Other Danish jewels here http://www.slaikjaer.com/
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Hard to say. If the Queen don't gave them to her descendants they could be used for another jewels.

About this photo http://worldroots.com/brigitte/gifs3/luisehesse1817.jpg - description's here http://lafayette.150m.com/geo00418.html

Other Danish jewels here http://www.slaikjaer.com/
Thankyou for the links.
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Old 10-31-2006, 09:16 PM
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Queen Louise.


King Christian.
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she was too ambitious but it was for good cause since it helped her family expand to most of europe royal houses . i hear that alexandra , dagmar, valdemar dislike everything german do any of you know why
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I believe they disliked Germany because of their war against Denmark over the territories of Schleswig, Holstein and Lauenberg.


I think Queen Louise was an amazing woman. The grandmother of Europe.
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Beautiful painting of Queen Louise
http://image06.webshots.com/6/4/15/3...8RFSzBd_ph.jpg
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http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedi...of_Denmark.jpg
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They are really beautiful pictures. Louise looks so young in the last one.
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What tiara does she wear here?
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What tiara does she wear here?
Certainly not one of her own! If I remember correctly it was borrowed for some costume ball in...... Saint Petersburg?????

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I do SO agree with you lumutqueen!

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What tiara does she wear here?
I believe that Viv is right (;
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Queen Louise with her daughters:

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I believe that this was taken on the same day (:
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