Henriette Catharina <I>Van Nassau</I> von Anhalt-Dessau

Henriette Catharina Van Nassau von Anhalt-Dessau

Birth
Den Haag Centrum, Den Haag Municipality, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Death 3 Nov 1708 (aged 71)
Dessau, Stadtkreis Dessau-Roßlau, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 44363898 · View Source
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In 1659 she married in Groningen Johann Georg II (1627-1693), Prince of Anhalt-Dessau. He gave her in 1660 the little town of Nischitz. By order of her houses were built for the population, a cemetery was constructed, glass works founded. In 1673 it was renamed Oranienbaum. In 1683 she gave order to a Dutch architect, Cornelis Ryckwaert, to introduce baroque elements, to build the Castle Oranienbaum for her with a surrounding park in Dutch style.



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  • Added: 15 Nov 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 44363898
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Henriette Catharina Van Nassau von Anhalt-Dessau (10 Feb 1637–3 Nov 1708), Find A Grave Memorial no. 44363898, ; Maintained by FS (contributor 47055176) Unknown.