Christian Ludwig II, Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin

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Christian Ludwig II
Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin
Christian Ludwig II, Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin by Georg Weissman.jpg
Christian Ludwig II, Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin by Georg Weissman
Born(1683-05-15)15 May 1683
Grabow
Died30 May 1756(1756-05-30) (aged 73)
Schwerin
SpouseGustave Caroline of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
IssueFriedrich II, Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin
Duchess Ulrike Sofie
Duke Louis
Duchess Luise
Duchess Amalie
HouseMecklenburg
FatherFrederick, Duke of Mecklenburg-Grabow
MotherChristine Wilhelmine of Hesse-Homburg

Christian Ludwig II of Mecklenburg (15 May 1683 – 30 May 1756) was the Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin from 1747 to 1756. He was the son of Frederick, Duke of Mecklenburg-Grabow, and Landravine Christine Wilhelmine of Hesse-Homburg.

In 1714, he married Duchess Gustave Caroline of Mecklenburg-Strelitz and had five children:

His household employed Johann Gottfried Müthel as an organist and cembalist, and Konrad Ekhof as a comedian.

Mecklenburg-Schwerin coat of arms
Christian Ludwig II, Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin
Born: 15 May 1683 Died: 30 May 1756
Preceded by
Karl Leopold
Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin
1747–1756
Succeeded by
Frederick II