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Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
Queen consort of the United Kingdom and of Hanover; prev.Queen consort of Great Britain; Electress consort of Hanover
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Tenure 8 September 1761 – 17 November 1818
Coronation 22 September 1761
Born (1744-05-19)19 May 1744
Mirow, Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Germany
Died 17 November 1818(1818-11-17) (aged 74)
Kew Palace, London, England, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
Burial 2 December 1818
St George's Chapel, Windsor
Spouse George III
Issue George IV
Frederick, Duke of York
William IV
Charlotte, Princess Royal
Edward Augustus, Duke of Kent
Princess Augusta Sophia
Princess Elizabeth
Ernest Augustus, King of Hanover
Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex
Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge
Princess Mary
Princess Sophia
Prince Octavius
Prince Alfred
Princess Amelia
Full name
Sophia Charlotte
House House of Hanover
House of Mecklenburg
Father Duke Charles Louis Frederick of Mecklenburg
Mother Princess Elizabeth Albertine of Saxe-Hildburghausen

Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (19 May 1744 – 17 November 1818) was the Queen of the United Kingdom as wife of King George III. She was Queen Consort of the United Kingdom from her marriage on September 8, 1761, to her death on November 18,1818. Charlotte and George III had 15 children of whom thirteen survived to adulthood. She was the longest consort, serving 58 years. She died in 1818, and George III died two years later.

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