Caroline Matilda of Great Britain

1751 - 1775

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Caroline Matilda of Great Britain (Danish: Caroline Mathilde; 22 July [O.S. 11 July] 1751 – 10 May 1775) was Queen of Denmark and Norway from 1766 to 1772 by marriage to King Christian VII. The youngest and posthumous daughter of Frederick, Prince of Wales, by Princess Augusta of Saxe-Gotha, Caroline Matilda was raised in a secluded family atmosphere away from the royal court. At the age of fifteen, she was married to her first cousin, King Christian VII of Denmark and Norway, who suffered from a mental illness and was cold to his wife throughout the marriage. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Caroline Matilda of Great Britain has received more than 1,437,613 page views. Her biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia. Caroline Matilda of Great Britain is the 151st most popular nobleman (down from 134th in 2019), the 518th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 460th in 2019) and the 23rd most popular British Nobleman.

Caroline Matilda of Great Britain was the wife of King Christian VII of Denmark and Norway. She was the daughter of King George II of Great Britain and Queen Caroline of Ansbach.

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Among noblemen, Caroline Matilda of Great Britain ranks 151 out of 1,415Before her are Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, Miguel I of Portugal, Ramesses VII, Robert Curthose, Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of Russia, and Ramesses IX. After her are Grand Duke Konstantin Nikolayevich of Russia, Haakon VI of Norway, Isabel, Princess Imperial of Brazil, Galeazzo Maria Sforza, Cosimo II de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, and Ramesses X.

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Among people born in 1751, Caroline Matilda of Great Britain ranks 6Before her are James Madison, Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies, Maria Anna Mozart, Maria Luisa of Parma, and Archduchess Maria Josepha of Austria. After her are Charles Emmanuel IV of Sardinia, Ferdinand, Duke of Parma, Dmitry Bortniansky, Emanuel Schikaneder, Frederica Louisa of Hesse-Darmstadt, and Wilhelmina of Prussia, Princess of Orange. Among people deceased in 1775, Caroline Matilda of Great Britain ranks 2Before her is Yemelyan Pugachev. After her are Empress Xiaoyichun, Giovanni Battista Sammartini, Prithvi Narayan Shah, Paul of the Cross, Louise Élisabeth de Bourbon, Zahir al-Umar, Christian IV, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken, Peter August, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck, François-Hubert Drouais, and Ahmad Shah Bahadur.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Caroline Matilda of Great Britain ranks 518 out of 8,785Before her are William Wilberforce (1759), Jacqueline du Pré (1945), Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772), Ælla of Northumbria (800), Archer Martin (1910), and Peter Gabriel (1950). After her are Raymond Cattell (1905), Mike Oldfield (1953), John Hicks (1904), Richard Griffiths (1947), William Kidd (1645), and Robert Edwards (1925).

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