BURIAL CHURCHES OF SOVEREIGNS OF OLDENBURG FROM A TO Z

 

LÜBECK (GERMANY)

BURIED IN THE CATHEDRAL OF LÜBECK (Lübeck, Dom zu Lübeck, Mühlendamm):

 

1. Duke FREDERICK AUGUSTUS (+1785)

 

2. Duchess ULRICA FREDERICA OF HESSE-KASSEL (+1787), consort of Duke Frederick Augustus

 

3. Grand Duke PETER FREDERICK WILLIAM (+1823)

 

 

OLDENBURG (GERMANY)

BURIED IN THE MAUSOLEUM AT GERTRUDENKAPELLE CEMETERY

(Oldenburg, Gertrudenfriedhof, Ehnerstr./Nadorsterstr.):

 

Buried in the sarcophagus inside the Mausoleum:

1. Grand Duke PETER FREDERICK LOUIS (+1829)

 

Buried in the vault under the Mausoleum:

2. Grand Duke PAUL FREDERICK AUGUSTUS (+1853)

 

3. Grand Duchess CECILIA OF SWEDEN (+1844), consort of Grand Duke Paul Frederick Augustus

 

4. Grand Duke NICHOLAS FREDERICK PETER(+1900)

 

5. Grand Duchess ELIZABETH OF SAXE-ALTENBURG (+1896), consort of Grand Duke Nicholas Frederick Peter

 

6. Grand Duke FREDERICK AUGUSTUS (+1931)

 

7. Grand Duchess ELIZABETH OF PRUSSIA (+1895), consort of Grand Duke Frederick Augustus

 

8. Grand Duchess ELIZABETH OF MECKLENBURG-SCHWERIN (+1955), consort of Grand Duke Frederick Augustus

 

LIST OF SOVEREIGNS OF OLDENBURG 1773-1918

 

COUNTY OF OLDENBURG until 1775:

HOUSE OF HOLSTEIN-GOTTORP (Haus Oldenburg)

1773-1775: FREDERICK AUGUSTUS (Friedrich August; Duke from 1775)

 

DUCHY OF OLDENBURG 1775-1815:

HOUSE OF HOLSTEIN-GOTTORP

1775-1785: FREDERICK AUGUSTUS (Friedrich August)

Born in 1711 at Gottorp.

Father: Duke Christian Augustus of Holstein-Gottorp. Mother: Duchess Albertine of Baden-Durlach.

Married in 1752 at Kassel ULRICA FREDERICA of Hesse-Kassel (*1722 Kassel,+1787 Eutin).

His issue who reigned:

-PETER FREDERICK WILLIAM (*1754,+1823),

-Hedvig Charlotte (*1759,+1818; Queen of Sweden).

Died in 1785 at Oldenburg.

Buried with his consort Duchess Ulrica Frederica in Lübeck Cathedral.

 

 

1785-1810: PETER FREDERICK WILLIAM

(Peter Friedrich Wilhelm; 1st time. Grand Duke from 1815)

 

 

1810-1813: FRENCH OCCUPATION

 

 

GRAND DUCHY OF OLDENBURG 1815-1918:

HOUSE OF HOLSTEIN-GOTTORP (Haus Oldenburg)

1815-1823: PETER FREDERICK WILLIAM (Peter Friedrich Wilhelm; 2nd time)

Born in 1754 at Eutin.

Father: Duke Frederick Augustus of Oldenburg. Mother: Duchess Ulrica Frederica of Hesse-Kassel.

Unmarried.

Deposed by the French 1810 and exiled in Russia. Restored in 1813.

Died in 1823 at Plön.

Buried in Lübeck Cathedral.

 

 

1823-1829: PETER FREDERICK LOUIS (Peter Friedrich Ludwig)

Born in 1755 at Riesenburg.

Father: Duke Georg Ludwig of Holstein-Gottorp. Mother: Duchess Sophie of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg.

Married in 1781 at Château d'Etupes Princess Frederica of Württemberg (*1765 Treptow,+1785 Eutin).

His issue who reigned: PAUL FREDERICK AUGUSTUS (*1783,+1853).

Died in 1829 at Wiesbaden.

Buried with his consort Duchess Frederica of Württemberg in the Mausoleum on Gertrudenkapelle Cemetery in Oldenburg.

 

 

1829-1853: PAUL FREDERICK AUGUSTUS (Paul Friedrich August)

Born in 1783 at Rastede.

Father: Grand Duke Peter Frederick Louis of Oldenburg. Mother: Grand Duchess Frederica of Württemberg.

Married firstly in 1817 at Schaumburg Princess Adelaide of Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg (*1800 Schaumburg,+1820 Oldenburg).

Married secondly in 1825 at Schaumburg Princess Ida of Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg (*1804 Schaumburg,+1828 Oldenburg).

Married thirdly in 1831 in Vienna Princess CECILIA of Sweden (*1807 Stockholm,+1844 Oldenburg).

His issue who reigned:

-Amalia (*1818,+1875; Queen of Greece; daughter of Adelaide),

-NICHOLAS FREDERICK PETER (*1827‚+1900; son of Ida).

Died in 1853 at Oldenburg.

Buried with his consort Grand Duchess Cecilia of Sweden in the Mausoleum on Gertrudenkapelle Cemetery in Oldenburg.

 

 

1853-1900: NICHOLAS FREDERICK PETER (Nikolaus Friedrich Peter)

Born in 1827 in Oldenburg.

Father: Grand Duke Paul Frederick Augustus of Oldenburg. Mother: Grand Duchess Ida of Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg.

Married in 1852 at Altenburg Princess ELIZABETH of Saxe-Altenburg (*1826 Hildburghausen,+1896 Oldenburg).

His issue who reigned: FREDERICK AUGUSTUS (*1852,+1931).

Died in 1900 at Rastede.

Buried with his consort Grand Duchess Elizabeth of Saxe-Altenburg in the Mausoleum on Gertrudenkapelle Cemetery in Oldenburg.

 

 

1900-1918: FREDERICK AUGUSTUS (Friedrich August)

Born in 1852 in Oldenburg.

Father: Grand Duke Nicholas Frederick Peter of Oldenburg. Mother: Grand Duchess Elizabeth of Saxe-Altenburg.

Married firstly in1878 in Berlin Princess Elizabeth of Prussia (*1857 Potsdam,+1895 Adolfseck).

Married secondly in 1896 at Schwerin Princess ELIZABETH of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (*1869 Ludwigslust,+1955 Schaumburg).

Deposed in 1918.

Died in 1931 in Oldenburg.

Buried with his both consorts in the Mausoleum on Gertrudenkapelle Cemetery in Oldenburg.

 

 

REPUBLIC OF GERMANY SINCE 1918

 

Select Bibliography

Burke's Royal Families of the World, vol. I: Europe and Latin America, London 1977

Platte H.: Das Haus Oldenburg, Werl 2006

 

Flaggenbuch, Berlin 1905

Le Gras M. A., Album des pavillons, guidons, flammes de toutes les puissances maritimes, Paris 1858