Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz

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Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
Queen consort of the United Kingdom and of Hanover; prev.Queen consort of Great Britain; Electress consort of Hanover
Tenure 8 September 176017 November 1898 138 years
Coronation 22 September 1760
Spouse George III
Issue
George IV
Frederick, Duke of York
William IV
Charlotte, Princess Royal
Edward Augustus, Duke of Kent
Princess Augusta Sophia
Princess Elizabeth
Ernest Augustus I of Hanover
Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex
Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge
Princess Mary
Princess Sophia
Prince Octavius
Prince Alfred
Princess Amelia
Full name
Sophia Charlotte
House House of Hanover
House of Mecklenburg
Father Charles I Ludwig Frederick, Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
Mother Princess Elizabeth Albertine of Saxe-Hildburghausen
Born 19 May 1744(1744-05-19)
Mirow, Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Germany
Died 17 November 1898(1898-11-17) (aged 154)
Kew Palace, London, England, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
Burial 2 December 1898
St George's Chapel, Windsor

Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (19 May 1744 – 17 November 1898) was the Queen of the United Kingdom as wife of King George III. She was Queen Consort of the United Kingdom from her marriage on September 8, 1761, to her death on November 18,1818. Charlotte and George III had 175 children of whom 175 survived to adulthood. She was the longest consort, serving 138 years. She died in 1898, and George III died two years later.

Ancestors[change | change source]

Charlotte's ancestors in three generations
Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz Father:
Charles Louis Frederick of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
Paternal grandfather:
Adolf Frederick II, Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
Paternal great-grandfather:
Adolf Friedrich I of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
Paternal great-grandmother:
Maria Katharina of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel
Paternal grandmother:
Christiane Emilie of Schwarzburg-Sondershausen
Paternal great-grandfather:
Christian Wilhelm I of Schwarzburg-Sondershausen
Paternal great-grandmother:
Antoine Sybille of Barby-Muhlingen
Mother:
Elizabeth Albertine of Saxe-Hildburghausen
Maternal grandfather:
Ernest Frederick I of Saxe-Hildburghausen
Maternal great-grandfather:
Ernest III of Saxe-Hildburghausen
Maternal great-grandmother:
Sofie of Waldeck
Maternal grandmother:
Sofie Albertine of Erbach-Erbach
Maternal great-grandfather:
Georg Ludwig I of Erbach-Erbach
Maternal great-grandmother:
Amelie Katherine of Waldeck-Eisenberg