Friedrich I. King of Württemberg

Born Friedrich Wilhelm Karl, Duke of Württemberg. Succeded his father as Friedrich III. Duke of Württemberg in 1797. Assumed the title Elector of Württemberg in 1803 and recognized by Napoleon I. as King Friedrich of Württemberg in 1805.

Son of Friedrich II. Eugen, Duke of Württemberg (1732-1797) and Friederike Dorothea Sophie, Princess of Brandenburg-Schwedt (1736-1798)

Born: Treptow, West Pomerania 6. Nov 1754


  1. Brunswick 15. Oct 1780 Auguste, Duchess of Brunswick-Lüneburg (1764-1788), daughter of Karl II. Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (1735-1806) and Augusta, Princess of Great Britain and Ireland (1737-1813)

  2. St. James’ Palace, London 18. May 1797 Charlotte, Princess Royal of the United Kingdom (1766-1828), daughter of George III. King of the United Kingdom (1738-1820) and his wife Sophie Charlotte, Princess of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1744-1818)

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Died: Stuttgart 30. Oct 1816

Buried: Ludwigsburg Palace, Württemberg

Detlev Schwennicke "Europäische Stammtafeln. Neue Folgen", Vol. I/1, 1998, Vittorio Klostermann