Princess Augusta of Prussia

Augusta of Prussia (Christine Friederike Auguste; 1 May 1780 – 19 February 1841) was a German salonist, painter, and Electress consort of Hesse by marriage to William II, Elector of Hesse. She was the third daughter and fifth child of Frederick William II of Prussia and Frederika Louisa of Hesse-Darmstadt.

Augusta of Prussia
Electress consort of Hesse
Tenure27 February 1821 – 19 February 1841
Born(1780-05-01)1 May 1780
Potsdam, Prussia
Died19 February 1841(1841-02-19) (aged 60)
SpouseWilliam II, Elector of Hesse
IssuePrince Wilhelm
Princess Karoline
Princess Luise
Frederick William, Elector of Hesse
Marie, Duchess of Saxe-Meiningen
Prince Ferdinand
Auguste Christine Friederike
FatherFrederick William II of Prussia
MotherFrederika Louisa of Hesse-Darmstadt

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