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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) 
Family links: 
  Ernst August I. von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1629 - 1698)
  Sophie of Hanover (1630 - 1714)
   Friedrich I of Prussia (1657 - 1713)*
  Friedrich Wilhelm I von Preussen (1688 - 1740)*
   King George I (1660 - 1727)*
  Sophie Charlotte of Hanover (1668 - 1705)
  Charles Philip von Hanover (1669 - 1691)*
  Ernst August II. von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1674 - 1728)*
  Sophie Carlotte Von Platen Von Kielmannsegge (1675 - 1725)**
*Calculated relationship
Berliner Dom
Berlin, Germany
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