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Sophie Charlotte of Hanover
Birth: Oct. 30, 1668
Bad Iburg
Osnabrücker Landkreis
Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany
Death: Feb. 1, 1705
Hannoversche Landkreis
Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany

Prussian Monarch. Only daughter of Sophie of Hanover and Elector Ernst August, sister of King George I. of England. She spoke fluent French, English and Italian. She married Elector Friedrich III. of Brandenburg on October 8, 1684. Friedrich became the first Prussian King in 1701. In August 1688 she gave birth to a son who became known as the "Soldier King" Friedrich Wilhelm I.. She, like her mother, had a close friendship with Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz. She often visited her mother in Hanover. During a visit there in January 1705 she became ill and died in Herrenhausen. The Castle Charlottenburg was named after her. Cause of Death: Pneumonia (bio by: Lutetia) 
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   Friedrich I of Prussia (1657 - 1713)*
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Berliner Dom
Berlin, Germany
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Originally Created by: Lutetia
Record added: Apr 18, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8650872
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- Mellissa Lake Co. Illinois
 Added: Feb. 1, 2014
Remembering a great woman who Leibniz not only called the nicest and wisest of all princesses but also a very educated woman.
- Riverdeep
 Added: Dec. 14, 2013

- Tracey Reid
 Added: Oct. 30, 2013
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