Sophie Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz

Sophie Charlotte, Princess of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, known as Queen Charlotte after her marriage.

Daughter of Karl, Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1708-1752) and his wife Elisabeth Albertine, Princess of Saxe-Hildburghausen (1713-1761)

Born: Mirow, Mecklenburg 19. May 1744

Married: Chapel Royal, St. James’s Palace, London 8. Sep 1761 George III. King of Great Britain and Ireland, after 1801 King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (1738-1820), son of Frederick, Prince of Wales (1707-1751) and his wife Augusta, Princess of Saxe-Gotha (1719-1772)


Died: Kew Palace, Surrey 17. Nov 1818

Buried: St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle



Source: Detlev Schwennicke "Europäische Stammtafeln. Neue Folgen", Vol. I/1 (Hanover) and Vol. I/3 (Mecklenburg), 1998, Vittorio Klostermann; Marita A. Panzer: „Englands Königinnen“ Verlag Friedrich Pustet, Regensburg 2001