Prince Edward Augustus, Duke of Kent and Strathearn

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Prince Edward
Duke of Kent and Strathearn
Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn by Sir William Beechey.jpg
Born(1767-11-02)2 November 1767
Buckingham Palace, London
Died23 January 1820(1820-01-23) (aged 52)
Woodbrook Cottage, Sidmouth, Devon
BurialSt. George's Chapel, Windsor
SpousePrincess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld
IssueVictoria of the United Kingdom
Full name
Edward Augustus
HouseHouse of Hanover
FatherGeorge III of the United Kingdom
MotherCharlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz

Prince Edward Augustus, Duke of Kent and Strathearn was the fourth son of George III of the United Kingdom. He married in 1818 to Princess Victoria Duchess of Kent. He had one daughter, later Queen Victoria. He died when his daughter was six months old in 1819.

Ancestors[change | change source]

Prince Edward Augustus, Duke of Kent and Strathearns ancestors in three generations
Prince Edward Augustus, Duke of Kent and Strathearn Father:
George III of the United Kingdom
Paternal Grandfather:
Frederick, Prince of Wales
Paternal Great-grandfather:
George II of Great Britain
Paternal Great-grandmother:
Caroline of Ansbach
Paternal Grandmother:
Princess Augusta of Saxe-Gotha
Paternal Great-grandfather:
Frederick II, Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg
Paternal Great-grandmother:
Magdalena Augusta of Anhalt-Zerbst
Mother:
Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
Maternal Grandfather:
. Duke Charles Louis Frederick of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Prince of Mirow
Maternal Great-grandfather:
Adolf Frederick II, Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
Maternal Great-grandmother:
Christiane Emilie of Schwarzburg-Sondershausen
Maternal Grandmother:
Princess Elizabeth Albertine of Saxe-Hildburghausen
Maternal Great-grandfather:
Ernest Frederick I, Duke of Saxe-Hildburghausen
Maternal Great-grandmother:
Sophia Albertine of Erbach-Erbach