Maria Louise van Hessen-Kassel

Princess of Orange Maria Louise van Hessen-Kassel

Profession: Princess of Orange

Nationality:
Netherlands
Dutch
Germany
German

Why Famous: Daughter of Charles I, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel, and Maria Amalia of Courland. By her marriage to John William Friso, Prince of Orange, she became Princess consort of Orange, a title last held by Mary II of England. Like her husband, she is an ancestor of all currently reigning monarchs in Europe.

Born: February 7, 1688
Birthplace: Kassel, Hesse-Kassel
Star Sign: Aquarius

Died: April 9, 1765 (aged 77)

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