Marie of Prussia

Artist: Joseph Karl Stieler
Year: 1843
Born: October 15, 1825 Died: May 17, 1889

Marie of Prussia, a German beauty, was born on October 15, 1825 in Berlin. She was the daughter of Prince Wilhelm of Prussia, the Queen of Bavaria and the mother of Kings Otto and Ludwig II of Bavaria. In 1842, October 12, she married the King of Bavaria, Maximilian II. On 10 March 1864, with an unexpected death of her husband she was left alone. She converted to Roman Catholicism in 1874 on 12 October. She lived a quiet life in later years at her country estate in Elbigenalp in the Lechtal Alps and at Schloss Hohenschwangau, near Füssen. She died in 1889 in Hohenschwangau.

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