Sophie Charlotte of Hanover

Sophie Charlotte of Hanover

Birth
Bad Iburg, Landkreis Osnabrück, Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany
Death 1 Feb 1705 (aged 36)
Hanover, Region Hannover, Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany
Burial Berlin-Mitte, Mitte, Berlin, Germany
Memorial ID 8650872 · View Source
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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

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  • Originally Created by: Lutetia
  • Added: 18 Apr 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8650872
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sophie Charlotte of Hanover (30 Oct 1668–1 Feb 1705), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8650872, citing Berliner Dom, Berlin-Mitte, Mitte, Berlin, Germany ; Maintained by Find A Grave .