Princess Adelheid Emma Wilhelmina Theresia of Waldeck and Pyrmont (August 2, 1858 - March 20, 1934) was Queen consort of William III, King of the Netherlands and Grand Duke of Luxembourg. Events 338 BC - A Macedonian army led by Philip II defeated the combined forces of Athens and Thebes in the Year 1858 ( MDCCCLVIII) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian Calendar (or a Common Events 1600 - The Linköping Bloodbath takes place on Maundy Thursday in Linköping, Sweden. Year 1934 ( MCMXXXIV) was a Common year starting on Monday (link will display full 1934 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. A queen consort is the title given to the wife of a reigning king. William III ( Willem Alexander Paul Frederik Lodewijk, anglicised William Alexander Paul Frederick Louis of Orange-Nassau) ( February 19, The Netherlands ( Dutch:, ˈnedərlɑnt is the European part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, which consists of the Netherlands the Netherlands An immensely popular member of the Dutch royal family, she also was Queen regent (1890 - 1898), Queen Mother (1890 - 1934) as well as a passionate woodworker, owning a workshop in Utrecht, The Netherlands. A regent, from the Latin regens "who reigns" is a person selected to act as Head of state (ruling or not because the ruler is a minor Year 1890 ( MDCCCXC) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common Year 1898 ( MDCCCXCVIII) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common Queen mother is a title or position reserved for a widowed Queen consort (a Queen dowager) whose son or daughter from that marriage is the reigning monarch Year 1890 ( MDCCCXC) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common Year 1934 ( MCMXXXIV) was a Common year starting on Monday (link will display full 1934 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Woodworking is the process of building making or carving something using Wood. The Netherlands ( Dutch:, ˈnedərlɑnt is the European part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, which consists of the Netherlands the Netherlands
She was born in Arolsen, capital of the small German principality of Waldeck and Pyrmont, on 2 August 1858, a daughter of Georg Viktor, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont, and his wife, Princess Helena Wilhelmina Henrietta of Nassau. Bad Arolsen (until 1997 Arolsen, Bad being the German name for Spa) is a small town in northern Hesse, Germany, in Waldeck-Frankenberg Waldeck (or later Waldeck and Pyrmont) was a sovereign principality in the German Empire and German Confederation and until 1929 a constituent state of Events 338 BC - A Macedonian army led by Philip II defeated the combined forces of Athens and Thebes in the Year 1858 ( MDCCCLVIII) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian Calendar (or a Common George Victor ( 14 January 1831 - 12 May 1893) was a sovereign Prince of the German state of Waldeck and Pyrmont. Nassau was a German state within the Holy Roman Empire and later in the German Confederation.
Her brother, Friedrich, was the last reigning Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont. Family He was the son of Prince Georg Victor of Waldeck and Pyrmont and Princess Helene Wilhelmine Henriette Pauline Marianne of Nassau-Weilburg Her sister, Helena Frederica, would become the wife of Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany, a son of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. Princess Helena of Waldeck and Pyrmont (Helena Frederica Augusta later Duchess of Albany 17 February 1861 – 1 September 1922) was the daughter The Prince Leopold Duke of Albany (Leopold George Duncan Albert 7 April 1853 &ndash 28 March 1884) was a member of the British Royal Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria 24 May 1819 – 22 January 1901 was from 20 June 1837 the Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
Her maternal grandparents were Wilhelm, Duke of Nassau and his second wife Pauline of Württemberg. Wilhelm Duke of Nassau ( Given names: Georg Wilhelm August Heinrich Belgicus zu Nassau) ( 14 June, 1792, Kirchheimbolanden - 20 Württemberg, formerly known as Wirtemberg, is an area and a former state in Swabia, a region in southwestern Germany. Pauline was a daughter of Prince Paul of Württemberg and his wife Charlotte of Saxe-Hildburghausen. Prince Paul of Württemberg (Paul Heinrich Karl Friedrich August von Württemberg (born St Saxe-Hildburghausen (Sachsen-Hildburghausen was an Ernestine duchy in what is now southern Thuringia, Germany.
Paul was a son of Frederick I of Württemberg and his wife Duchess Augusta of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel. Frederick I (Friedrich I Wilhelm Karl November 6, 1754 &ndash October 30, 1816) was the first King of Württemberg. Duchess Augusta Caroline Friederika Louise of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (born Brunswick, 3 December, 1764; died Lohde, Kullamaa Parish Augusta was the eldest daughter of Karl Wilhelm Ferdinand, Duke of Brunswick-Luneburg and Princess Augusta Charlotte of Wales. Charles William Ferdinand Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg Prince of Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel-Bevern ( Karl Wilhelm Ferdinand Herzog zu Braunschweig-Lüneburg Fürst von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel-Bevern Princess Augusta (Augusta Frederica 31 August 1737 – 23 March 1813) was a member of the British Royal Family, a granddaughter of
She married the elderly king, William III, on 17 January 1879, two years after his first wife, Princess Sophie of Württemberg, had died. Events 38 BC - Octavian marries Livia Drusilla. 1287 - King Alfonso III of Aragon invades Minorca Year 1879 ( MDCCCLXXIX) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common Sophie of Württemberg (Sophia Frederika Mathilde Prinzessin von Württemberg; 17 June 1818 – 3 June 1877) was the first wife The aging, licentious king, once described as "the greatest debauchee of the age", had previously been rejected by Emma's sister Pauline and by Princess Thyra of Denmark. Princess Thyra of Denmark (Thyra Amelia Caroline Charlotte Anne Danish Thyra Amalia Caroline Charlotte Anna) 29 September 1853 – 26 February
With William, Emma had her only child, the future Queen Wilhelmina, on 31 August 1880. Wilhelmina (Wilhelmina Helena Pauline Marie 31 August 1880 &ndash 28 November 1962) was Queen regnant of the Kingdom of the Events 1056 - Byzantine Empress Theodora becomes ill dying suddenly a few days later without children to succeed the Throne Year 1880 ( MDCCCLXXX) was a Leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Leap year The king also had three sons from his first marriage, William, Maurice, and Alexander, all of whom died before him. Biography Prince William was the eldest son of King William III of the Netherlands and his first wife Princess Sophie of Württemberg. William Frederick Maurice Alexander Henry Charles Prince of the Netherlands, Prince of Orange-Nassau ( Dutch: Willem Frederik Maurits Willem Alexander Charles Henry Frederick Prince of Orange, Prince of the Netherlands.
When William died on 23 November 1890, Emma became regent for her underaged daughter, Wilhelmina, the late king's only surviving child. Events 800 - Charlemagne arrives at Rome to investigate the alleged crimes of Year 1890 ( MDCCCXC) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common She would remain Queen regent until Wilhelmina's eighteenth birthday on 31 August 1898. Events 1056 - Byzantine Empress Theodora becomes ill dying suddenly a few days later without children to succeed the Throne Year 1898 ( MDCCCXCVIII) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, which could not be inherited by a woman at that time, passed to their distant cousin Adolf, Duke of Nassau (who was also Queen Emma's maternal uncle). Luxembourg (Groussherzogtum Lëtzebuerg Grand-Duché de Luxembourg Großherzogtum Luxemburg is a small Landlocked country in Western Europe, bordered by Ancestors
She died in 1934, of complications from bronchitis at the age of 75, and was buried in Delft. Bronchitis is an Inflammation of the Bronchi. More specifically it may refer to Acute bronchitis, caused by viruses or bacteria and lasting Delft is a city and Municipality in the province of South Holland (Zuid-Holland the Netherlands.
|Georg, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont|
|Georg Friedrich Heinrich, Prince Waldeck and Pyrmont|
|Princess Auguste of Schwarzburg-Sondershausen|
|Georg Viktor, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont|
|Viktor II Karl Friedrich, Prince of Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg-Hoym|
|Princess Emma of Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg-Hoym|
|Princess Amalie of Nassau-Weilburg|
|Emma of Waldeck and Pyrmont|
|Frederick William, Prince of Nassau-Weilburg|
|Wilhelm, Duke of Nassau|
|Princess Louise Isabelle of Kirchberg|
|Helena Wilhelmina Henrietta of Nassau|
|Prince Paul of Württemberg|
|Pauline of Württemberg|
|Princess Charlotte of Saxe-Hildburghausen|
Emma of Waldeck and PyrmontBorn: August 2 1858 Died: March 20 1934
Title last held bySophie of Württemberg
|Queen Consort of the Netherlands|
Title next held byHendrik of Mecklenburg-Schwerin