Princess Elisabeth o Hesse-Kassel

Princess Elisabeth o Hesse-Kassel (German: Elisabeth Charlotte Alexandra Maria Luisa von Hessen-Kassel; 13 Juin 1861 – 7 Juin 1955), wis a Princess o Hesse-Kassel bi birth an, bi her mairiage tae Leopold, Hereditary Prince o Anhalt, the Hereditary Princess o Anhalt. Princess Elisabeth wis considered as a possible bride o Leopold, Duke o Albany, the fowert son o Queen Victoria. It wis said that Leopold wis eager tae meet Elisabeth based on news o her good reputation. While the twa met in November 1879, nae mairiage plans materialised.

Elisabeth o Hesse-Kassel
Hereditary Princess o Anhalt
Elisabeth of Anhalt with her daugher Antoinette.jpg
Elisabeth with her daughter Antoinette
Born13 Juin 1861(1861-06-13)
Copenhagen, Denmark
Dee'd7 Juin 1955(1955-06-07) (aged 93)
Dessau, East Germany
SpouseLeopold, Hereditary Prince o Anhalt
IssuePrincess Antoinette o Anhalt
FaitherPrince Frederick William of Hesse-Kassel
MitherPrincess Anna o Proushie

Elisabeth became engaged in December 1883 tae Leopold, Hereditary Prince o Anhalt. Leopold wis the heir tae the Duchy o Anhalt-Dessau an the son o Friedrich I, Duke o Anhalt, an Princess Antoinette o Saxe-Altenburg. On 26 Mey 1884, the couple mairit in a lavish ceremony at Philippsruhe Castle in Hanau.


  1. Princess Antoinette o Anhalt (3 Mairch 1885 – 3 Aprile 1963), mairit Prince Frederick o Schaumburg-Lippe.