Today in History - August 5th. 1828 - Louise of The Netherlands

Louise of The Netherlands was born on August 5th. 1828 in The Hague.
Her parents were Prince Frederick of The Netherlands and
Princess Louise of Prussia.


Louise of The Netherlands - Source picture: Wikipedia


On June 19th. 1850 Louise married Crown Prince Charles of Sweden and
Norway. They had two children but the marriage wasn't that happy. He
took several mistresses and she was shy and not very social. 
Her hobbies were music and history. She also coloured bible pictures. 

On July 8th. 1859 Louise became Queen Consort of Sweden and Norway
but she didn't interfere with politics.

Louise died on March 30th. 1872 in Stockholm (Sweden).