Sophie Dorothea of Hanover

Sophie Dorothea of Hanover

Birth
Hanover, Region Hannover, Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany
Death 28 Jun 1757 (aged 70)
Berlin-Mitte, Mitte, Berlin, Germany
Burial Berlin-Mitte, Mitte, Berlin, Germany
Memorial ID 8273 · View Source
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Consort Queen of Prussia. She was the second child of George of Hanover and sister of the future King of England, George II. After a rather turbulent childhood, lived under the tutelage of her paternal grandmother, she married (1706) her cousin Frederick William, Crown Prince and future King of Prussia (1713). Sophie Dorothea, considered a woman of considerable culture and protector of the arts, had fourteen children, including Frederick II the Great who during his reign (1740-1786), reserved to the mother the title of Queen Mother.

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  • Added: 21 Jan 2000
  • Find a Grave Memorial 8273
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sophie Dorothea of Hanover (16 Mar 1687–28 Jun 1757), Find a Grave Memorial no. 8273, citing Berliner Dom, Berlin-Mitte, Mitte, Berlin, Germany ; Maintained by Find A Grave .