Princess Augusta of Saxe-Gotha

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Princess Augusta of Saxe-Gotha
Princess of Wales
Portrait by Charles Philips, 1736
Spouse Frederick, Prince of Wales
Issue
Princess Augusta
George III
Edward, Duke of York
Princess Elizabeth of Great Britain
William, Duke of Gloucester
Henry, Duke of Cumberland
Princess Louisa
Prince Frederick
Caroline Matilda of Wales
House House of Hanover
House of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg
Father Frederick II, Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg
Mother Magdalena Augusta of Anhalt-Zerbst
Born 30 November 1719(1719-11-30)
Gotha, Germany
Died 8 February 1772(1772-02-08) (aged 52)
Carlton House, London
Burial February 15, 1772
Westminster Abbey, London

Princess Augusta of Saxe-Gotha (30 November 1719 – 8 February 1772) was Princess of Wales between 1736 and 1751, and Dowager Princess of Wales thereafter. She was one of only three holders of the title who never became queen. Princess Augusta's eldest son succeeded as George III of the United Kingdom in 1760, as her husband, Frederick, Prince of Wales, had died nine years earlier.