Marie of Prussia

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Marie of Prussia
Queen Marie in 1843 by Joseph Karl Stieler.
Queen consort of Bavaria
Tenure 28 March 1848 – 10 March 1864
Born (1825-10-15)15 October 1825
Berlin City Palace, Prussia
Died 17 May 1889(1889-05-17) (aged 63)
Hohenschwangau Castle, Bavaria
Spouse Maximilian, Crown Prince of Bavaria (m 12 October 1842)
Issue Ludwig II
Otto I
House Hohenzollern (by birth)

Wittelsbach (by marriage)

Father Prince Wilhelm of Prussia
Mother Princess Marie Anna of Hesse-Homburg
Burial Theatine Church
Religion Evangelical Christian Church, later Catholicism
File:Coat of Arms of Marie of Prussia, Queen of Bavaria (Order of Maria Luisa).svg

Marie of Prussia (Marie Friederike Franziska Auguste Hedwig;; October 15, 1825 – May 17, 1889) was Queen of Bavaria by marriage to Maximilian II of Bavaria, and the mother of Kings Ludwig II and Otto of Bavaria.


On On 12 October 1842, Princess Marie she married the Maxilian, Crown Prince of Bavaria, and later King of Bavaria as Maximilian II.


  1. Ludwig II of Bavaria (25 August 1845 – 13 June 1886) never married and died in suspicious circumstances.
  2. Otto of Bavaria (27 April 1848 – 11 October 1916) never married and had no issue

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Marie of Prussia
Born: 15 October 1825 Died: 17 May 1889
German royalty
Preceded by Queen consort of Bavaria
28 March 1848 – 10 March 1864
Title next held by
Maria Theresa of Austria-Este