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Henriette d'Oultremont et de Wegimont
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Birth: Feb. 28, 1792
Maastricht
Maastricht Municipality
Limburg, Netherlands
Death: Oct. 26, 1864
Aachen
Aachener Stadtkreis
Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

She ad been a lady-in-waiting of King William's first wife, Queen Wilhelmina (1774-1837). When he gave notice of his intention to marry her, there was a storm of protest in the Netherlands, as she was Belgian. In 1830 the Belgians had revolted against the Dutch oppression and in spite of the armistice (1831)the country still was in a state of war with Belgium. Only in 1839 and under international pressure a peace treaty was finally concluded. For King William the resistance against his plans to marry her probably was one his reasons to abdicate, which he did in 1840. However, the main reason probably was a change in the Constitution, which to a certain extent complicated his autacratic government.
He settled in Berlin, where his mother was born, and henceforth wanted to be called 'King William, Count of Nassau'. His two sons, King William II and Prince Frederick, had an aversion towards his second marriage, his daughter Marianne did not.

 
 
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  King William of Netherlands (1772 - 1843)
 
Burial:
Chateau de Wegimont, Wegimont
Soumagne
Liège, Belgium
 
Created by: FS
Record added: Nov 24, 2009
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Henriette d'Oultremont et de Wegimont
Added by: Marianne
 
Henriette d'Oultremont et de Wegimont
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