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Prince Charles of Hesse-Kassel

Member of the house of Hesse-Kassel

Died when: 91 years 242 days (1099 months)
Star Sign: Sagittarius


Prince Charles of Hesse-Kassel

Prince Charles of Hesse-Kassel (Danish: Carl, German and Norwegian: Karl; 19 December 1744 – 17 August 1836) was a cadet member of the house of Hesse-Kassel and a Danish general field marshal.

Brought up with relatives at the Danish court, he spent most of his life in Denmark, serving as royal governor of the twin duchies of Schleswig-Holstein from 1769 to 1836 and commander-in-chief of the Norwegian army from 1772 to 1814.

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