Duchess Gustave Caroline of Mecklenburg-Strelitz

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Gustave Caroline of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
Duchess consort of Mecklenburg
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Spouse Christian Ludwig II, Duke of Mecklenburg
Issue Friedrich II, Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin
Duke Louis
Duchess Ulrike Sofie
Duchess Luise
Duchess Amalie
Full name
Gustave Caroline
House House of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
House of Mecklenburg-Schwerin
Father Adolphus Frederick II, Duke of Mecklenburg
Mother Maria of Mecklenburg
Born (1694-07-12)12 July 1694
Died 13 April 1748(1748-04-13) (aged 53)

Duchess Gustave Caroline of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (12 July 1694 – 13 April 1748) was a daughter of Adolphus Frederick II, Duke of Mecklenburg and Princess Maria of Mecklenburg.[1]

Family[edit]

Gustave Caroline was the fourth daughter and youngest child of Adolphus Frederick II, Duke of Mecklenburg by his first wife Princess Maria of Mecklenburg. She was a younger sister of Adolphus Frederick III, Duke of Mecklenburg. Through her father's third marriage, she was an aunt of Queen Charlotte of the United Kingdom.

Marriage[edit]

On 13 November 1714, Gustave Caroline married her cousin Christian Ludwig of Mecklenburg.[1] He was the third eldest son of Frederick, Duke of Mecklenburg-Grabow and his wife Princess Christine Wilhelmine of Hesse-Homburg. Christian Ludwig succeeded as Duke of Mecklenburg in 1747, the year before Gustave Caroline's death.

They had five children:

Ancestry[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Lundy, Darryl. "The Peerage: Gustave Caroline von Mecklenburg-Strelitz". Retrieved 26 December 2009. 
Duchess Gustave Caroline of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
Born: 12 July 1694 Died: 13 April 1748
German royalty
Preceded by
Tsarevna Catherine Ivanovna of Russia
Duchess consort of Mecklenburg-Schwerin
1728 – 13 April 1748
Vacant
Title next held by
Duchess Louise Frederica of Württemberg