Person:Hedvig Eleonora of Holstein-Gottorp (1)

Hedvig Eleonora of Holstein-Gottorp
b.23 Oct 1636 [[Place:Gottorp, Schleswig-Holstein, Preußen, Germany|]]
d.24 Nov 1715 Stockholm, Sweden
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Name Hedvig Eleonora of Holstein-Gottorp
Alt Name Hedwig Eleonore van Holstein Gottorp
Gender Female
Birth[1] 23 Oct 1636 [[Place:Gottorp, Schleswig-Holstein, Preußen, Germany|]]
Marriage to Charles X Gustav of Sweden
Unknown? Q161322?
Death[1] 24 Nov 1715 Stockholm, Sweden

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Hedwig Eleonora of Holstein-Gottorp (23 October 1636 – 24 November 1715) was Queen of Sweden from 1654 until 1660 by marriage to Charles X Gustav of Sweden, and the mother of Charles XI. She served as regent during the minority of her son from 1660 until 1672, and during the minority of her grandson Charles XII in 1697. She also represented Charles XII during his absence in the Great Northern War from 1700 until the regency of her granddaughter Ulrika Eleonora in 1713. Hedwig Eleonora was described as a dominant personality, and was regarded as the de facto first lady of the royal court for 61 years, from 1654 until her death.

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