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.