Princess Charlotte of Wales

1796 - 1817

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Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales (7 January 1796 – 6 November 1817) was the only child of George, Prince of Wales (later George IV), and Caroline of Brunswick. She was expected to ascend the British throne after the deaths of her grandfather, George III, and her father, but died in childbirth at the age of 21, predeceasing them both. Charlotte's parents disliked each other from before their arranged marriage and soon separated. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Princess Charlotte of Wales has received more than 3,076,885 page views. Her biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Princess Charlotte of Wales is the 2,687th most popular politician (up from 2,970th in 2019), the 575th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 679th in 2019) and the 99th most popular British Politician.

Princess Charlotte of Wales was the only child of George, Prince of Wales, and Caroline of Brunswick. She was born in 1796, but died in childbirth in 1817.

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Among politicians, Princess Charlotte of Wales ranks 2,687 out of 19,576Before her are Palamedes, Gim Yu-sin, Richard I of Normandy, Ahmed Qurei, Zhang Liang, and Robert I, Duke of Parma. After her are Aleksandar Ranković, Rudy Giuliani, Christopher I of Denmark, Guillaume Henri Dufour, Anastasio Somoza Debayle, and Artur Axmann.

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Among people born in 1796, Princess Charlotte of Wales ranks 6Before her are Nicholas I of Russia, Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, Nicolas Léonard Sadi Carnot, Adolphe Quetelet, and Michael Thonet. After her are Franz Berwald, Caroline Amalie of Augustenburg, Jakob Steiner, Peter Fendi, Philipp Franz von Siebold, and Carl Loewe. Among people deceased in 1817, Princess Charlotte of Wales ranks 9Before her are Germaine de Staël, Charles Messier, André Masséna, Marie Walewska, Karađorđe, and Martin Heinrich Klaproth. After her are Johann Ludwig Burckhardt, Nikolaus Joseph von Jacquin, Fyodor Ushakov, Karl Theodor Anton Maria von Dalberg, Abraham Gottlob Werner, and Nakşidil Sultan.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Princess Charlotte of Wales ranks 575 out of 8,785Before her are Eadwig (940), Ernest Augustus, King of Hanover (1771), Alec Douglas-Home (1903), Malcolm Young (1953), John Davis (1550), and Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Bohemia (1596). After her are A. J. Cronin (1896), Jonathan Pryce (1947), Antony Hewish (1924), Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn (1767), Richard of Cornwall (1209), and Maud of Wales (1869).

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