Caroline of Ansbach

1683 - 1737

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Caroline of Brandenburg-Ansbach (Wilhelmina Charlotte Caroline; 1 March 1683 – 20 November 1737) was Queen of Great Britain and Ireland as the wife of King George II. Her father, Margrave John Frederick of Brandenburg-Ansbach, belonged to a branch of the House of Hohenzollern and was the ruler of a small German state, the Principality of Ansbach. Caroline was orphaned at a young age and moved to the enlightened court of her guardians, King Frederick I and Queen Sophia Charlotte of Prussia. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Caroline of Ansbach has received more than 803,162 page views. Her biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia. Caroline of Ansbach is the 39th most popular companion (down from 28th in 2019), the 174th most popular biography from Germany (down from 4th in 2019) and the 4th most popular German Companion.

Caroline of Ansbach was the wife of King George II of Great Britain. She is most famous for being the mother of Queen Caroline of Great Britain, who married King George III.

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Among companions, Caroline of Ansbach ranks 39 out of 687Before her are Olympias, Victoria, Princess Royal, Elisabeth of Valois, Madame du Barry, Marie Leszczyńska, and Eugénie de Montijo. After her are Zita of Bourbon-Parma, Salman the Persian, Isabella of France, Maria Carolina of Austria, Elizabeth Woodville, and Anne Hathaway.

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Among people born in 1683, Caroline of Ansbach ranks 4Before her are Philip V of Spain, Jean-Philippe Rameau, and George II of Great Britain. After her are René Antoine Ferchault de Réaumur, 6th Dalai Lama, Maria Anna of Austria, Giovanni Battista Piazzetta, John Theophilus Desaguliers, Edward Young, Christoph Graupner, and Johann David Heinichen. Among people deceased in 1737, Caroline of Ansbach ranks 2Before her is Antonio Stradivari. After her are Emperor Nakamikado, Gian Gastone de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, Louis Alexandre, Count of Toulouse, Rinaldo d'Este, Charles Alexander, Duke of Württemberg, James Louis Sobieski, Guido Starhemberg, Vakhtang VI of Kartli, and François Lemoyne.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Caroline of Ansbach ranks 174 out of 5,289Before her are Otto Hahn (1879), Julius Lothar Meyer (1830), Herbert Marcuse (1898), Frederick William IV of Prussia (1795), Hans Holbein the Younger (1497), and Christian IX of Denmark (1818). After her are Werner von Siemens (1816), Levi Strauss (1829), Emmy Noether (1882), Gotthold Ephraim Lessing (1729), Jacob Grimm (1785), and Edith Stein (1891).

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Among companions born in Germany, Caroline of Ansbach ranks 4Before her are Empress Elisabeth of Austria (1837), Eva Braun (1912), and Queen Silvia of Sweden (1943). After her are Magda Goebbels (1901), Anne of Cleves (1515), Isabeau of Bavaria (1370), Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg (1868), Katharina von Bora (1498), Sepp Dietrich (1892), Alexandra Feodorovna (1798), and Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (1691).