Princess Elisabeth Albertine of Saxe-Hildburghausen
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|Princess Elisabeth Albertine of Saxe-Hildburghausen|
|Princess consort of Mirow|
|Spouse||Duke Charles Louis Frederick of Mecklenburg|
|Issue||See issue link|
|House||House of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
House of Saxe-Hildburghausen
|Father||Ernst Frederick I, Duke of Saxe-Hildburghausen|
|Mother||Countess Sophia Albertine of Erbach-Erbach|
|Born||4 August 1713|
|Died||29 July 1761(aged 47)|
On 5 February 1735, Elisabeth was married to Duke Charles Louis Frederick of Mecklenburg, Herr of Mirow (23 February 1707 – 5 June 1752), the youngest son of Adolphus Frederick II, Duke of Mecklenburg, and half-brother to Adolphus Frederick III. They became the parents of ten children.
Following the death of her husband and his older brother in 1753, she ruled Mecklenburg-Strelitz as regent for her 14 year old son under the protection of King George II of Great Britain and Hannover, seeing off challenges from Duke Christian Ludwig II of Mecklenburg-Schwerin.
She died in 1761, shortly before the marriage of her daughter Sophia Charlotte, and was buried at the royal crypt in Mirow.
- McDonald, Simon. "A British Queen from Mecklenburg". British Embassy, Berlin. Retrieved 9 August 2012.