Landgrave Charles of Hesse-Kassel
b.19 Dec 1744 Hessen-Kassel, Hessen-Nassau, Preussen, Germany
d.17 Aug 1836
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Prince Charles of Hesse-Kassel (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.