Duke Karl o Mecklenburg, Prince o Mirow

Duke Karl Ludwig o Mecklenburg, Prince o Mirow (German: Karl Ludwig Friedrich Herzog zu Mecklenburg; 23 Februar 1708 – 5 Juin 1752) wis a member o the Strelitz branch o the Hoose o Mecklenburg. He wis the faither o Charlotte, Queen o the Unitit Kinrick an Hanover an Adolphus Frederick IV, Duke o Mecklenburg-Strelitz. He wis styled as the Prince o Mirow (Prinz von Mirow). He wis not a reigning Duke o Mecklenburg, unlike his faither an son.

Duke Karl o Mecklenburg
Prince o Mirow
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Born23 Februar 1708(1708-02-23)
Strelitz, Duchy o Mecklenburg-Strelitz, HRE
Dee'd5 Juin 1752(1752-06-05) (aged 44)
Mirow
SpousePrincess Elisabeth Albertine o Saxe-Hildburghausen
IssueDuchess Christiane
Duchess Karoline
Adolf Friedrich IV, Duke o Mecklenburg-Strelitz
Duchess Elisabeth Christine
Duchess Sophie Louise
Duke Charles II
Duke Ernst Gottlob
Charlotte, Queen o Great Britain
Duke Gotthelf
Duke Georg August
HooseMecklenburg-Strelitz
FaitherAdolf Friedrich II, Duke o Mecklenburg-Strelitz
MitherPrincess Christiane Emilie o Schwarzburg-Sondershausen
ReleegionLutheranism


MairiageEedit

Karl mairit on 5 Februar 1735 in Eisfeld tae Princess Elisabeth Albertine o Saxe-Hildburghausen, dochter o Ernest Frederick I, Duke o Saxe-Hildburghausen. She was regent tae her son in 1752 an played a major part in the struggle for the throne at that time.

They had ten bairn, sax o whom survived intae adulthood. Through his dochter Charlotte, Karl is the ancestor o every British monarch beginning with George IV, who ascendit the throne o the Unitit Kinrick in 1820.