Viktoria von Hessen-Rotenburg
Anna Viktoria Maria Christina von Hessen-Rotenburg (born February 25, 1728 in Rotenburg an der Fulda , † July 1, 1792 in Paris ) was a princess of Hesse and by marriage Princess of Soubise. Her husband was the French officer and statesman.
On December 23, 1745 she married Charles de Rohan, prince de Soubise , in Rohan Castle in Saverne . He was head of a branch line of the House of Rohan , which had the rank of " Prince étranger " at the court of Versailles .
Her husband was widowed twice. In his first marriage he was with Anne Marie Louise de La Tour d'Auvergne, daughter of Emmanuel Théodose de La Tour d'Auvergne (1722–1739), and in his second marriage with Princess Anne Thérese of Savoyen-Carignan , daughter of Victor Amadeus, prince de Carignan (1717–1745), married. Viktoria therefore had two stepdaughters: Charlotte, who later became Princesse de Condé, and Madame de Guéméné, the governess of the children of Louis XVI. has been.
Like her husband, she had several lovers. 1757 she was on the orders of Louis XV. Arrested in Tournai for allegedly stealing 900,000 livres worth of jewels from her husband in order to escape with her lover, Monsieur de Laval-Montmorency.
The couple separated. They had no children and Victoria died five years after her husband.
- Leo van de Pas: Victoire de Hesse . In: Genealogics .org . Retrieved May 5, 2010.
|SURNAME||Viktoria von Hessen-Rotenburg|
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Anna Viktoria Maria Christina of Hessen-Rotenburg (full name)|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Princess of Hesse and by marriage Princess of Soubise|
|DATE OF BIRTH||February 25, 1728|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Rotenburg on the Fulda|
|DATE OF DEATH||July 1, 1792|
|Place of death||Paris|