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Encyclopedia > Prince Frederik of the Netherlands
Prince Frederick of the Netherlands
Dutch Royalty
House of Nassau (Orange branch)


William I
Children
   William II
   Prince Frederick
   Princess Paulina
   Marianne, Princess Albert of Prussia
Grandchildren
   Louise, Queen of Sweden and Norway
   Prince William
   Prince Frederick
   Marie, Princess of Wied
William II
Children
   William III
   Prince Alexander
   Prince Henry
   Prince Ernest Casimir
   Sophie, Grand Duchess of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach
William III
Children
   William, Prince of Orange
   Prince Maurice
   Alexander, Prince of Orange
   Wilhelmina
Wilhelmina
Children
   Juliana
Juliana
Children
   Beatrix
   Princess Irene
   Princess Margriet
   Princess Christina
Beatrix
Children
   Willem-Alexander, Prince of Orange
   Prince Friso
   Prince Constantijn
Grandchildren
   Princess Catharina-Amalia
   Princess Alexia
   Princess Ariane
   Countess Luana
   Countess Zaria
   Countess Eloise
   Count Claus-Casimir
   Countess Leonore

Prince Frederik of the Netherlands (full names: Willem Frederik Karel), Prince of Orange-Nassau, (Berlin, February 28, 1797Wassenaar, September 8, 1881), was the second son of king William I of the Netherlands and his wife Queen Wilhelmine. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... The House of Orange-Nassau (in Dutch: Huis van Oranje-Nassau), a branch of the German House of Nassau, has played a central role in the political life of the Netherlands - and at times in Europe - since William I of Orange (also known as William the Silent and Father of... Image File history File links Coat_of_arms_of_the_Netherlands. ... King William I of the Netherlands, born William Frederik of Orange-Nassau (The Hague, 24 August 1772 - Berlin, 12 December 1843), was the second King of the Netherlands (the first king was Louis I Napoleon Bonaparte). ... William II, King of the Netherlands and Grand Duke of Luxembourg (William Frederick George Louis) (December 6, 1792 – March 17, 1849) ruled from October 7, 1840 until his death. ... Willem Frederik Karel van Oranje-Nassau (Berlin, February 28, 1797 – Wassenaar, September 8, 1881), was the second son of William I of the Netherlands and his wife Wilhelmine of Prussia. ... Princess Louise of the Netherlands (Wilhelmina Frederika Alexandrine Anna Louise) (August 5, 1828 – March 30, 1871), later Queen Lovisa of Sweden and Norway, was a member of the Dutch Royal Family, who became the Queen Consort of King Charles XV of Sweden (King Charles IV of Norway). ... William II, King of the Netherlands and Grand Duke of Luxembourg (William Frederick George Louis) (December 6, 1792 – March 17, 1849) ruled from October 7, 1840 until his death. ... William III, King of the Netherlands and Grand Duke of Luxembourg (William Alexander Paul Frederick Louis of Orange-Nassau) (Willem Alexander Paul Frederik Lodewijk van Oranje-Nassau, Koning der Nederlanden en Groothertog van Luxemburg in Dutch) (February 19, 1817 – November 23, 1890) was King of the Netherlands and Grand Duke... Prince Henry William Frederick Henry (Hendrik) the Navigator (13 June 1820 – 14 January 1879), Prince of the Netherlands, Prince of Orange-Nassau. ... William III, King of the Netherlands and Grand Duke of Luxembourg (William Alexander Paul Frederick Louis of Orange-Nassau) (Willem Alexander Paul Frederik Lodewijk van Oranje-Nassau, Koning der Nederlanden en Groothertog van Luxemburg in Dutch) (February 19, 1817 – November 23, 1890) was King of the Netherlands and Grand Duke... Willem Nicolaas Alexander Frederik Karel Hendrik van Oranje-Nassau (The Hague, 4 September 1840 – Paris, 11 June 1879) Prince of the Netherlands, Prince of Orange-Nassau, from 17 March 1849 Prince of Orange, and thus Crown Prince of the Netherlands. ... Prince Maurice of the Netherlands (left) with his brother Prince William. ... Prince Alexander of Orange Prince Alexander of Orange (Willem Alexander Karel Hendrik Frederik), (The Hague, 25 August 1851 - The Hague, 21 June 1884), Prince of the Netherlands, Prince of Orange-Nassau, was from 11 June 1879 until his death the heir apparent of his father King William III of the... For other uses, see Wilhelmina (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Wilhelmina (disambiguation). ... Juliana Queen of the Netherlands Queen Juliana of the Netherlands (Juliana Emma Louise Wilhelmina van Oranje-Nassau) (April 30, 1909 – March 20, 2004), Princess of Orange-Nassau, Duchess of Mecklenburg, Princess of Lippe-Biesterfeld, was Queen of the Netherlands from her mothers abdication in 1948 to her own abdication... Juliana Queen of the Netherlands Queen Juliana of the Netherlands (Juliana Emma Louise Wilhelmina van Oranje-Nassau) (April 30, 1909 – March 20, 2004), Princess of Orange-Nassau, Duchess of Mecklenburg, Princess of Lippe-Biesterfeld, was Queen of the Netherlands from her mothers abdication in 1948 to her own abdication... Beatrix (born January 31, 1938 as Beatrix Wilhelmina Armgard, Princess of the Netherlands, Princess of Orange-Nassau, Princess of Lippe-Biesterfeld) has been the queen regnant of the Kingdom of the Netherlands since April 30, 1980. ... Princess Irene Emma Elisabeth of the Netherlands (born August 5, 1939), Princess of Orange-Nassau, Princess of Lippe-Biesterfeld, is the second child of then Princess Juliana of the Netherlands (later Queen Juliana) and Prince Bernhard, a former prince of Lippe-Biesterfeld. ... Princess Margriet of the Netherlands (Margriet Francisca, born January 19, 1943), Princess of Orange-Nassau, Princess of Lippe-Biesterfeld, is the third daughter of Queen Juliana of the Netherlands and Prince Bernhard, the former Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands. ... Princess Christina of the Netherlands (born February 18, 1947), Princess of Oranje-Nassau, Princess of Lippe-Biesterfeld, is the youngest of Queen Juliana’s four daughters. ... Beatrix (born January 31, 1938 as Beatrix Wilhelmina Armgard, Princess of the Netherlands, Princess of Orange-Nassau, Princess of Lippe-Biesterfeld) has been the queen regnant of the Kingdom of the Netherlands since April 30, 1980. ... Prince Willem-Alexander, Prince of Orange, (Willem-Alexander Claus George Ferdinand Prins van Oranje, Prins der Nederlanden, Prins van Oranje-Nassau, Jonkheer van Amsberg, born April 27, 1967) is the eldest son of Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands and is the heir apparent to the Dutch throne, with the style... Prince Friso of Orange-Nassau, also known as Prince Johan Friso (Johan Friso Bernhard Christiaan David), Count of Orange-Nassau, Jonkheer van Amsberg, van Oranje-Nassau van Amsberg (born September 25, 1968) is the second son of HM Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands and HRH Prince Claus. ... His Royal Highness Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands (Constantijn Christof Frederick Aschwin), Prince of Orange-Nassau, Jonkheer of Amsberg, (born October 11, 1969), is the third and youngest son of Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands and Claus von Amsberg. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... Princess Alexia of the Netherlands, Princess of Orange-Nassau (Alexia Juliana Marcela Laurentien Prinses der Nederlanden, Prinses van Oranje-Nassau) (born June 26, 2005[1]), is the second daughter of Willem-Alexander, Prince of Orange, the heir apparent to the throne of the Netherlands, and Princess Máxima of the... Princess Ariane of the Netherlands, Princess of Orange-Nassau (given names: Ariane Wilhelmina Máxima Ines [1]; born April 10, 2007), is the third child and daughter of Willem-Alexander, Prince of Orange, the heir apparent to the throne of the Netherlands, and his spouse Princess Máxima of the... Emma Luana Ninette Sophie van Oranje-Nassau van Amsberg (born March 26, 2005), Countess of Orange-Nassau, Jonkvrouwe van Amsberg, is the child of Prince Friso of Orange-Nassau, Jonkheer van Amsberg and Princess Mabel of Orange-Nassau born Wisse Smit. ... Joanna Zaria Nicoline Milou van Oranje-Nassau van Amsberg (born June 18, 2006), Countess of Orange-Nassau, Jonkvrouwe van Amsberg, is the second child of Prince Friso of Orange-Nassau, Jonkheer van Amsberg and Princess Mabel of Orange-Nassau born Wisse Smit. ... Her Excellency Countess Eloise Beatrix Sophie Laurence of Orange-Nassau (born 8 June 2002 in The Hague), Jonkvrouw of Amsberg, is the first child of Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands and Princess Laurentien, née Laurentien Brinkhorst. ... Claus-Casimir Bernhard Marius Max van Oranje-Nassau van Amsberg (born 21 March 2004 at Bronovo Hospital in The Hague), Count of Orange-Nassau, Jonkheer van Amsberg, is the son of Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands, Prince of Orange-Nassau, Jonkheer van Amsberg and Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands, n... De hooggeboren vrouwe (The highborn lady) Leonore Marie Irene Enrica van Oranje-Nassau van Amsberg (born 3 June 2006 in Bronovo hospital in The Hague), Countess of Orange-Nassau, Jonkvrouwe van Amsberg, is the third child of Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands, Prince of Orange-Nassau, Jonkheer van Amsberg and... This article is about the capital of Germany. ... February 28 is the 59th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1797 (MDCCXCVII) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 11-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Note: parts of this article have been translated from the Dutch version of this page. ... is the 251st day of the year (252nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1881 (MDCCCLXXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar). ... King William I of the Netherlands, born William Frederik of Orange-Nassau (The Hague, 24 August 1772 - Berlin, 12 December 1843), was the second King of the Netherlands (the first king was Louis I Napoleon Bonaparte). ... Queen Wilhelmine of the Netherlands at a young age Queen Wilhelmine of the Netherlands, born Princess of Prussia (full names in Dutch: Frederica Louisa Wilhelmina; full names in German: Friederike Luise Wilhelmine) (Potsdam, 18 November 1774 - The Hague, 12 October 1837), was the first wife of King William I of...


Early life

The prince grew up at the court of his grandfather Frederick William II of Prussia and uncle Frederick William III of Prussia. One of his tutors was Karl von Clausewitz. Aged 16, the prince fought in the battle of Leipzig. Frederick William II (German: ; September 25, 1744–November 16, 1797) was the fourth King of Prussia, reigning from 1786 until his death. ... Frederick William III (German: , August 3, 1770 – June 7, 1840) was king of Prussia from 1797 to 1840. ... Carl Phillip Gottlieb von Clausewitz (June 1, 1780 - November 16, 1831) was a Prussian general and influential military thinker. ... Combatants French Empire Duchy of Warsaw Confederation of the Rhine[1] Austria Prussia Russia Sweden Commanders Napoleon I Jozef Antoni Poniatowski† Frederick Augustus of Saxony Barclay De Tolly Count Benningsen Prince of Schwarzenberg Gebhard von Blücher Prince Charles John of Sweden Strength 191,000 330,000 Casualties 38,000...


The prince first entered the Netherlands in December 1813. As he spoke no Dutch, the prince was sent to the University in Leiden to get a further education. When Napoleon returned from Elba, during the Hundred Days the prince was given command of a detachment of Wellington's army which was posted in a fall back position near Braine should the battle taking place at Waterloo be lost. Leiden University, located in the city of Leiden, is the oldest university in the Netherlands[1]. It is a member of the Coimbra Group, the Europaeum and the League of European Research Universities. ... Leyden redirects here. ... Napoléon I, Emperor of the French (born Napoleone di Buonaparte, changed his name to Napoléon Bonaparte)[1] (15 August 1769; Ajaccio, Corsica – 5 May 1821; Saint Helena) was a general during the French Revolution, the ruler of France as First Consul (Premier Consul) of the French Republic from... Elba (bottom centre) from space, February 1994. ... The Hundred Days (French Cent-Jours) or the Waterloo Campaign commonly refers to the period between 20 March 1815, the date on which Napoleon Bonaparte arrived in Paris after his return from Elba, and 8 July 1815, the date of the restoration of King Louis XVIII. The phrase Cent jours... Field Marshal Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, KG, GCB, GCH, PC, FRS (c. ... Combatants First French Empire Seventh Coalition: United Kingdom Kingdom of Prussia Kingdom of the United Netherlands Kingdom of Hanover Duchy of Nassau Duchy of Brunswick Commanders Napoleon Bonaparte, Michel Ney Duke of Wellington, Gebhard von Blücher Prince William of Orange Strength 73,000 67,000 Coalition 60,000 Prussian...


Prince of the Netherlands

Based on a house treaty, the prince would inhereit the family's German possessions upon his father's death. As these were no longer in the possession of the family, this would be exchanged for the grandduchy of Luxemburg. In 1816, Frederik relinquished this claim for land in the Netherlands and for the tile of Prince of the Netherlands. The Grand Ducal Family of Luxembourg (House of Nassau-Weilburg, agnatically a cadet branch of the House of Bourbon) consists of the extended family of the sovereign Grand Duke. ... 1816 was a leap year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ...


In 1826 Frederik was appointed commisary-general of the department of war. In this function Frederik reorganized the army on a Prussian model. Frederik founded the military academy in Breda and reequipped the army with modern weaponry. The oldest surviving photograph, Nicéphore Niépce, circa 1826 1826 (MDCCCXXVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Grote Kerk (main church) or Onze Lieve Vrouwe Kerk (Church of Our Lady). ...


In 1829 Frederik was a candidate for the Greek throne but he declined because he did not want to be king of a country whose language and traditions were foreign to him. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe 1829 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ...


During the Belgian Revolution of 1830, Frederik commanded the troops send to Brussels to suppress the rebellion. After the independence of Belgium he took part in the Ten days campaign of 1831. This article is about the historical Belgian Revolution of the 1830s. ... Liberty Leading the People by Eugène Delacroix commemorates the July Revolution 1830 (MDCCCXXX) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... For other places with the same name, see Brussels (disambiguation). ... The Ten days campaign (Dutch: Tiendaagse Veldtocht) (August 2nd till 12th 1831) was a failed attempt to suppress the Belgian revolution by the Dutch king William I. When the Belgian revolution began on August 25th 1830, the Dutch armies stationed in what is now Belgium suffered from extensive desertion by... Leopold I 1831 (MDCCCXXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ...


When his father abdicated in 1840, Frederik retreated from public life to his estates at Wassenaar but upon the death of his elder brother in 1848, the new King William III of the Netherlands recalled him to public life and in 1849 made him Inspector-General of the army, a function he held until 1868 when he resigned because of the lack of support for his modernization plans of the army. 1840 is a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... William III, King of the Netherlands and Grand Duke of Luxembourg (William Alexander Paul Frederick Louis of Orange-Nassau) (Willem Alexander Paul Frederik Lodewijk van Oranje-Nassau, Koning der Nederlanden en Groothertog van Luxemburg in Dutch) (February 19, 1817 – November 23, 1890) was King of the Netherlands and Grand Duke... Year 1868 (MDCCCLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a leap year starting on Monday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ...


Marriage

Prince Frederik married on May 21, 1825 his first cousin Louise, daughter of Frederick William III of Prussia. They had four children: May 21 is the 141st day of the year (142nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Opening of the Stockton and Darlington Railway 1825 (MDCCCXXV) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Frederick William III (German: , August 3, 1770 – June 7, 1840) was king of Prussia from 1797 to 1840. ...

  • Wilhelmina Frederika Alexandrine Anna Louise (1828-1871), married to Charles XV of Sweden
  • Willem Frederik Nicolaas Karel (1833-1834)
  • Willem Frederik Nicolaas Albert (1836-1846)
  • Wilhelmina Frederika Alexandrine Anna Louise Marie (1841-1910), married to Prince Wilhelm of Wied. They were parents of William, Prince of Albania.

 
 

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