Duchess Charlotte Georgine of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Duchess of Saxe-Hildburghausen

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Charlotte Georgine Luise Friederike von Mecklenburg-Strelitz (Mecklenburg), Herzogin zu Sachsen-Hildburghausen

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Birthplace: Hannover, Braunschweig-Lüneburg, Deutschland (HRR)
Death: May 14, 1818 (48)
Hildburghausen, Sachsen-Hildburghausen, Deutschland(DB)
Place of Burial: Hildburghausen, Sachsen-Hildburghausen, Deutschland(DB)
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Daughter of Charles II Louise Frederick von Mecklenburg, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz and Friederike Karoline Luise
Wife of Friedrich, Herzog zu Sachsen-Hildburghausen und Sachsen-Altenburg
Mother of Prinz Friedrich von Sachsen-Hildburghausen; Charlotte Katharina von Sachsen- Hildburghausen; Prinzessin Charlotte von Sachsen-Hildburghausen; Joseph, Herzog zu Sachsen-Altenburg; Prinzessin Luise von Sachsen-Hildburghausen and 7 others
Sister of Karoline Auguste von Mecklenburg, Prinzessin von Mecklenburg-Strelitz; George von Mecklenburg, Prinz; Therese Amalie von Mecklenburg, Fürstin von Thurn und Taxis; Louise Augusta Wilhelmina Amelia of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Queen consort of Prussia Electress consort of Brandenburg; Frederica Queen Consort of Hanover and 3 others

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About Duchess Charlotte Georgine of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Duchess of Saxe-Hildburghausen

Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (Sophia Charlotte; 19 May 1744 – 17 November 1818) was the queen consort of the British king George III from their marriage on 8 September 1761 until her death. As George's wife, she was also Electress and later Queen of Hanover.

Charlotte was a patron of the arts and an amateur botanist who helped expand Kew Gardens. She was distressed by her husband's bouts of physical and mental illness, which became permanent in later life and resulted in their eldest son George's appointment as Prince Regent in 1811. George III and Charlotte had 15 children in total, 13 of whom survived to adulthood. They included two future British monarchs, George IV and William IV; as well as Charlotte, Princess Royal, who became Queen of Württemberg; Prince Edward, the father of Queen Victoria; and Prince Ernest Augustus, who became King of Hanover.

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Duchess Charlotte Georgine of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Duchess of Saxe-Hildburghausen's Timeline

1769
November 17, 1769
Hannover, Braunschweig-Lüneburg, Deutschland (HRR)
1786
June 12, 1786
Hildburghausen, Sachsen, Deutschland(HRR)
1787
June 17, 1787
Hildburghausen, Sachsen, Deutschland (HRR)
1788
July 29, 1788
Hildburghausen, Sachsen-Hildburghausen, Deutschland(HRR)
1789
August 27, 1789
Hildburghausen, Sachsen-Hildburghausen, Deutschland(HRR)
1791
January 18, 1791
Hildburghausen, Sachsen-Hildburghausen, Deutschland(HRR)
1792
July 8, 1792
Hildburghausen, Sachsen-Hildburghausen, Deutschland(HRR)
1794
January 28, 1794
Hildburghausen, Sachsen-Hildburghausen, Deutschland(HRR)
1795
April 13, 1795
Hildburghausen, Sachsen-Hildburghausen, Deutschland(HRR)