Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz

1744 - 1818

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Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (Sophia Charlotte; 19 May 1744 – 17 November 1818) was Queen of Great Britain and Queen of Ireland as the wife of King George III from their marriage on 8 September 1761 until the union of the two kingdoms on 1 January 1801, after which she was Queen of the United Kingdom until her death in 1818. As George's wife, she was also Electress of Hanover until becoming Queen of Hanover on 12 October 1814, when the electorate became a kingdom. Charlotte was born into the royal family of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, a duchy in northern Germany. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz has received more than 5,925,620 page views. Her biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz is the 3,707th most popular politician (down from 2,969th in 2019), the 1,022nd most popular biography from Germany (down from 776th in 2019) and the 284th most popular German Politician.

Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz was Queen consort of Great Britain and Ireland from 1761 to 1818. She was the daughter of Charles, Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, and Princess Elizabeth Albertine of Saxe-Hildburghausen.

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Among politicians, Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz ranks 3,707 out of 15,710Before her are Hedwig Eleonora of Holstein-Gottorp, Emperor Yingzong of Song, Cleisthenes of Sicyon, Yelü Dashi, Jan Smuts, and Ottavio Farnese, Duke of Parma. After her are Chlothar IV, Nicholas Francis, Duke of Lorraine, Senakhtenre Ahmose, David I of Scotland, Ingvar Carlsson, and Peter I, Duke of Bourbon.

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Among people born in 1744, Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz ranks 6Before her are Jean-Baptiste Lamarck, Johann Gottfried Herder, Frederick William II of Prussia, Mayer Amschel Rothschild, and Pierre Méchain. After her are Karl Theodor Anton Maria von Dalberg, Abigail Adams, Johann Christian Polycarp Erxleben, Infanta Maria Josefa of Spain, Elbridge Gerry, and Marianna Martines. Among people deceased in 1818, Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz ranks 6Before her are Charles XIII of Sweden, Gaspard Monge, Michael Andreas Barclay de Tolly, Jan Henryk Dąbrowski, and Maria Isabel of Braganza. After her are Alexandre Pétion, Charles, Grand Duke of Baden, Hedvig Elisabeth Charlotte of Holstein-Gottorp, Matthew Lewis, Louis Joseph, Prince of Condé, and Johan Gottlieb Gahn.

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Among people born in Germany, Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz ranks 1,022 out of 5,289Before her are Johann Elert Bode (1747), Anne Catherine of Brandenburg (1575), Karl Schmidt-Rottluff (1884), Hedwig Eleonora of Holstein-Gottorp (1636), Rainer Weiss (1932), and Beno Gutenberg (1889). After her are Dorothea of Brandenburg (1430), Louis I, Duke of Bavaria (1173), Charles I Louis, Elector Palatine (1617), Karl Anton, Prince of Hohenzollern (1811), Clemens August Graf von Galen (1878), and John Rabe (1882).

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