AUGUST (Augusta)( Kurfyurstina Hesse)
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(1780-1841) - kurfyurstina Hesse. Hohenzollern dynasty. The younger daughter of Frederick William II, King of Prussia, from his second marriage to Frederica, daughter of Louis X, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt. - Married to kurprintsem Wilhelm of Hesse, the future Wilhelm II, Elector of Hesse. Kurfyurstina February 1821. Her marriage was unhappy because her husband's connection with the Berlin adventuress Emily Ortlepp erected their first in the title of Countess Reichenbach, and then the Countess Lessonits. And Insulted. with his son kurprintsem Friedrich-Wilhelm left the court, public opinion was on her side. Reconciliation of spouses in 1830. (after removal Ortlepp) was unstable. A. died in February 1841, after which Elector married Ortlepp.