Maria Juliana of Brunswick (1729–1796)

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Maria Juliana of Brunswick (1729–1796)

Queen of Denmark and Norway. Name variations: Queen Juliana; Juliana Bevern; Juliane Marie of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel; Marie of Brunswick; Maria Juliana of Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel. Born Juliana Mary, Sept 4, 1729, in Wolfenbuttel, Germany; dau. of Ferdinand, duke of Brunswick; died Oct 10, 1796, in Fredensborg, Denmark; became 2nd wife of Frederick V, king of Denmark and Norway (r. 1746–1766), July 8, 1752; children: Frederic (1753–1805, who m. Sophia of Mecklenburg [1758–1794]); stepmother of Christian VII, king of Denmark and Norway (r. 1766–1808).

Frederick V's 1st wife was Louise of England (1724–1751).

See also Women in World History.