Gustave Caroline of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
Duchess consort of Mecklenburg
Born(1694-07-12)12 July 1694
Died13 April 1748(1748-04-13) (aged 53)
IssueFriedrich II, Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin
Duchess Ulrike Sofie
Duke Louis
Duchess Luise
Duchess Amalie
Gustave Caroline
FatherAdolphus Frederick II, Duke of Mecklenburg
MotherMaria of Mecklenburg

Duchess Gustave Caroline of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (12 July 1694 – 13 April 1748) was a daughter of Adolphus Frederick II, Duke of Mecklenburg and Princess Marie of Mecklenburg-Güstrow.[1]


Gustave Caroline was the fourth daughter and youngest child of Adolphus Frederick II, Duke of Mecklenburg by his first wife Princess Maria of Mecklenburg. She was a younger sister of Adolphus Frederick III, Duke of Mecklenburg. Through her father's third marriage, she was an aunt of Queen Charlotte of the United Kingdom.[citation needed]


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On 13 November 1714, Gustave Caroline married her cousin Christian Ludwig of Mecklenburg.[1] He was the third eldest son of Frederick, Duke of Mecklenburg-Grabow and his wife Princess Christine Wilhelmine of Hesse-Homburg. Christian Ludwig succeeded as Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin in 1747, the year before Gustave Caroline's death.

They had five children:



  1. ^ a b Lundy, Darryl. "The Peerage: Gustave Caroline von Mecklenburg-Strelitz". Retrieved 26 December 2009.
Duchess Gustave Caroline of Mecklenburg-Strelitz House of MecklenburgBorn: 12 July 1694 Died: 13 April 1748 German royalty Preceded byTsarevna Catherine Ivanovna of Russia Duchess consort of Mecklenburg-Schwerin 1728 – 13 April 1748 VacantTitle next held byDuchess Louise Frederica of Württemberg