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Princess Charlotte Sophie
Duchess Louis of Mecklenburg-Schwerin
Princess Charlotte Sophie of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld.JPG
Born(1731-09-24)24 September 1731
Coburg
Died2 August 1810(1810-08-02) (aged 78)
Schwerin
Noble familyWettin
Spouse(s)Duke Louis of Mecklenburg-Schwerin
IssueFriedrich Franz I, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin
Sophia Frederica, Hereditary Princess of Denmark and Norway
FatherFrancis Josias, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld
MotherPrincess Anna Sophie of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt

Princess Charlotte Sophie of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, Duchess in Saxony (24 September 1731 – 2 August 1810) was a German duchess.

She was the daughter of Franz Josias, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld and Princess Anna Sophie of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt. Through her brother Ernest Frederick, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, she was grandaunt of King Leopold I of Belgium and great-grandaunt of King Leopold II of Belgium, Empress Carlota of Mexico, Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom, King Ferdinand II of Portugal and Prince Gaston, Count of Eu, consort of Isabel, Princess Imperial of Brazil. She was also the maternal grandmother of King Christian VIII of Denmark, twice great-grandmother of King Frederick VII of Denmark and great-great-grandmother of Albert, Prince Consort of the United Kingdom.

Marriage and issue

She married Duke Louis of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (6 August 1725 – 12 September 1778), younger son of Christian Ludwig II, Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin. They had two children:

Name Birth Death Marriage/notes
Friedrich Franz 10 December 1756 1 February 1837 Princess Louise of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg
m. 1 June 1775 at Gotha; had issue
Sophia Frederica 24 August 1758 29 November 1794 Hereditary Prince Frederick of Denmark and Norway
m. 21 October 1774 at Copenhagen; had issue

Ancestry

References

  1. ^ Genealogie ascendante jusqu'au quatrieme degre inclusivement de tous les Rois et Princes de maisons souveraines de l'Europe actuellement vivans [Genealogy up to the fourth degree inclusive of all the Kings and Princes of sovereign houses of Europe currently living] (in French). Bourdeaux: Frederic Guillaume Birnstiel. 1768. p. 107.