Augusta of Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel (1764–1788)

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Augusta of Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel (1764–1788)

Queen of Wurttemberg. Name variations: Augusta Caroline of Brunswick. Born Augusta Caroline Fredericka Louise Bevern on December 3, 1764; died age 24 on September 27, 1788; daughter of Augusta Guelph (1737–1813) and Charles II Bevern, duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel; married Frederick II (1754–1816), duke of Wurttemberg (r. 1797–1802), elector of Wurttemberg (r. 1802–1806), also known as Frederick I, king of Wurttemberg (r. 1806–1816), on October 11, 1780; children: William I, king of Wurttemberg (r. 1816–1864); Catherine of Wurttemberg (1783–1835); Sophia Dorothea (1783–1784); Paul Charles Frederick (1785–1852), duke of Wurttemberg (b. 1785).