Friedrich II. von Hessen-Kassel was born 14 August 1720 in Kassel to Wilhelm VIII. von Hessen-Kassel (1682-1760) and Dorothea Wilhelmine von Sachsen-Zeitz (1691-1743) and died 31 October 1785 in Schloss Weissenstein of unspecified causes. He married Mary of Great Britain (1723-1772) 19 May 1740 in Westminster, London, England, United Kingdom. He married Philippine Auguste Amalie von Brandenburg-Schwedt (1745-1800) 10 January 1773 in Berlin. Notable ancestors include Henry II of England (1133-1189), William I of England (1027-1087), Charlemagne (747-814), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Alfred the Great (849-899), Willem van Oranje (1533-1584), Rurik (c832-879). Ancestors are from Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Latvia, Denmark, the Netherlands, Russia, the Czech Republic, Spain, Hungary, Belgium, Poland, Austria, Switzerland, Lithuania, Belarus, Ukraine, Italy, Bohemia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Portugal, England, Turkey, the Byzantine Empire.


Offspring of Friedrich II. von Hessen-Kassel and Mary of Great Britain (1723-1772)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Wilhelm von Hessen-Kassel (1741-1742)
Wilhelm I. von Hessen-Kassel (1743-1821) 3 June 1743 Kassel, Hesse, Germany 27 February 1821 Kassel, Hesse, Germany Wilhelmina Caroline of Denmark (1747-1820)

Karl von Hessen-Kassel (1744-1836) 19 December 1744 Kassel, Hesse, Germany 17 August 1836 Louisenlund, Güby, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany Luise of Denmark (1750-1831)

Friedrich III. von Hessen-Kassel und Rumpenheim (1747-1837) 11 September 1747 20 May 1837 Caroline Polyxene von Nassau-Usingen (1762-1823)

Common ancestors of Friedrich II. von Hessen-Kassel (1720-1785) and Mary of Great Britain (1723-1772)

  1. Dorothea Maria von Anhalt (1574-1617)
  2. Dorothea von Pfalz-Simmern (1581-1631)
  3. Eleonore Dorothea von Anhalt-Dessau (1602-1664)
  4. Friedrich IV. von der Pfalz (1574-1610)
  5. Johann Georg I. von Anhalt-Dessau (1567-1618)
  6. Johann von Sachsen-Weimar (1570-1605)
  7. Louise Juliana van Nassau (1576-1644)
  8. Wilhelm IV. von Sachsen-Weimar (1598-1662)

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