Frederick William, Elector of Hesse

Frederick William I (20 August 1802 – 6 January 1875) was, between 1847 and 1866, the last Prince-elector of Hesse-Kassel (or Hesse-Cassel).

Frederick William
Elector of Hesse
PredecessorWilliam II
SuccessorElectorate abolished
Born(1802-08-20)20 August 1802
Hanau, Holy Roman Empire
Died6 January 1875(1875-01-06) (aged 72)
Prague, Austria-Hungary
SpouseGertrude Falkenstein, Princess of Hanau
HouseHouse of Hesse
FatherWilliam II
MotherPrincess Augusta of Prussia

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