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Charlotte of Hesse-Darmstadt (1755–1785)

Charlotte of Hesse-Darmstadt (1755–1785)

Grand duchess of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. Born in 1755; died in 1785, probably in childbirth; dau. of Prince George William, landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt (1722–1782) and Marie Louise Albertine of Leiningen-Heidesheim; sister of Frederica of Hesse-Darmstadt (1752–1782) who was Charles II's 1st wife and the mother of Louise of Prussia; became 2nd wife of Charles II, grand duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, 1784; children: Charles (1785–1837).

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