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Prince Adolphus
Duke of Cambridge
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Duke of Cambridge
Successor Prince George, Duke of Cambridge
Born (1774-02-24)24 February 1774
Buckingham Palace, London
Died 8 July 1850(1850-07-08) (agedĀ 76)
Cambridge House, Piccadilly
Burial Kew, London
Spouse Princess Augusta of Hesse-Cassel
Issue Prince George, Duke of Cambridge
Princess Augusta of Cambridge
Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge
Full name
Adolphus Frederick
House House of Hanover
Father George III
Mother Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
Prince Adolphus, Princess Sophia, and Princess Mary
Prince Adolphus aged four, with his two younger sisters Mary and Sophia in 1778

Prince Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge was the eighth son of King George III. He married Princess Augusta of Hesse-Cassel in 1818. They had three children. One of them was Princess Mary Adelaide, the mother of Mary of Teck, who became the consort of George V of the United Kingdom.


Prince Adolphus, Duke of Cambridges ancestors in three generations
Prince Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge Father:
George III of the United Kingdom
Paternal Grandfather:
Frederick, Prince of Wales
Paternal Great-grandfather:
George II of Great Britain
Paternal Great-grandmother:
Caroline of Ansbach
Paternal Grandmother:
Princess Augusta of Saxe-Gotha
Paternal Great-grandfather:
Frederick II, Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg
Paternal Great-grandmother:
Magdalena Augusta of Anhalt-Zerbst
Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
Maternal Grandfather:
. Duke Charles Louis Frederick of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Prince of Mirow
Maternal Great-grandfather:
Adolf Frederick II, Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
Maternal Great-grandmother:
Christiane Emilie of Schwarzburg-Sondershausen
Maternal Grandmother:
Princess Elizabeth Albertine of Saxe-Hildburghausen
Maternal Great-grandfather:
Ernest Frederick I, Duke of Saxe-Hildburghausen
Maternal Great-grandmother:
Sophia Albertine of Erbach-Erbach

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