Frederick Augustus, Duke of Kent

Prince Frederick Augustus of the United Kingdom and Hannover, Duke of Kent

Son of  George III. King of Great Britain, Ireland and Hannover (1738-1820) and his wife Charlotte Duchess of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1744-1818)

Born: St. James's Palace, London 16. Aug 1763

Baptised: St. James's Palace 14. Sep 1763


  • Friedrich III. Duke of Saxe-Gotha, his paternal great-uncle
  • Edward, Duke of York, his paternal uncle
  • Princess Amelia of Great Britain and Ireland, his paternal great-aunt

Married: Charlottenburg 29 Sep 1791 Friederike, Princess of Prussia (1767-1820)

Illigitimate issue by Ann Hart (c.1762-1831): 

Died: Rutland House, London 5. Jan 1827 of dropsy

Buried: St. George’s Chapel, Windsor



Source: Detlev Schwennicke "Europäische Stammtafeln. Neue Folgen", Vol. I/1, 1998, Vittorio Klostermann; or christening and godparents see Yvonne’s Royalty Home Page; for the existence of Charles Hesse see Flora Fraser: „Princesses. The Six Daughters of George III“, Alfred A. Knopf, New York 2005;  Anthony Camp ”Royal Mistresses and Bastards. Fact and Fiction 1714-1936”, London 2007