Today in History - September 13th. 1820 - Princess Adelheid of Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg-Hoym

February 23rd. 1800 marks the birth of Princess Adelheid of Anhalt-Bernburg-
Schauburg-Hoym.





Princess Adelheid of Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg-Hoym - Source picture: Wikipedia


Her parents were Victor II, Prince of Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg-Hoym and
Amalia of Nassau-Weilburg. She had 3 sisters: Hermine, Emma and Ida.

On July 24th. 1817 (at the age of 17) Princess Adelheid married Duke Paul
Frederick Augustus of Oldenburg. They had 2 children. One of them, Amalia,
married later Prince Otto of Bavara, who became King of Greece.

However Princess Adelheid died suddenly on September 13th. 1820, after
3 years marriage.

Duke Paul Frederick Augustus of Oldenburg married in 1825 Princess Adelheid's
younger sister Princess Ida, who died 3 years after their marriage too...