Ulrike Luise zu Solms-Braunfels

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Ulrike Luise zu Solms-Braunfels (* May 1, 1731 in Hungen ; † September 12, 1792 in Homburg vor der Höhe ) was a Countess of Solms-Braunfels and from 1751 to 1766 regent of the Landgraviate of Hesse-Homburg .


Ulrike Luise was a daughter of Prince Friedrich Wilhelm zu Solms-Braunfels (1696–1761) from his second marriage to Sophie Magdalena (1701–1744), daughter of Count Otto zu Solms-Laubach.

On October 10, 1746, she married Landgrave Friedrich IV of Hesse-Homburg (1724–1751) in Hungen . Shortly after the wedding, Darmstadt troops had entered the country and occupied the country, town and Homburg Castle, but the dispute was settled.

After the death of her husband, she took over the reign of her son, who was only three years old, with imperial confirmation until 1766, together with Ludwig VIII of Hesse-Darmstadt , to whom she received an excellent education. She preserved the sovereignty of Hesse-Homburg, which with the wedding of her son with a daughter of Ludwig IX. was finally sealed by Hessen-Darmstadt .


Luise Ulrike had the following children from her marriage:

⚭ 1768 Princess Karoline of Hessen-Darmstadt (1746–1821)
  • Marie Christine (1748–1750)


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