Person:Amalia of Oldenburg (1)

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Name Amalia of Oldenburg
Gender Female
Birth[1] 21 Dec 1818 Oldenburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Preußen, Germany
Death[1] 20 May 1875 Bamberg, Bamberg, Oberfranken, Bayern, Germany
Reference Number? Q60295?


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Amalia of Oldenburg (; 21 December 1818 – 20 May 1875) was queen consort of Greece from 1836 to 1862 as the spouse of King Otto (1815–1867).

As the daughter of Duke Paul Frederick Augustus of Oldenburg (later Grand Duke of Oldenburg), she was born a duchess of Oldenburg, though that title was never used in Greece.

When she arrived in Greece in 1837, she at first won the hearts of the Greeks with her refreshing beauty. After the Queen became more politically involved, however, she became the target of harsh attacks — and her image suffered further as she proved unable to provide an heir (presumably she had MRKH). She and her husband were expelled from Greece in 1862, after an uprising. She spent the rest of her years in exile in Bavaria.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Amalia of Oldenburg, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.