Caroline Amelia of Augustenburg (1796–1881)

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Caroline Amelia of Augustenburg (1796–1881)

Queen of Denmark. Name variations: Caroline Amalie of Augustenborg; Caroline Amelia of Schleswig-Holstein. Born on June 22, 1796, in Copenhagen, Denmark; died on March 9, 1881, in Amalienborg, Copenhagen; daughter of Frederick Christian, duke of Schleswig-Holstein, and Louise Augusta (1771–1843); became second wife of Christian VIII (1786–1848), king of Denmark (r. 1839–1848), on May 22, 1815; children: (stepchild) Frederick VII (1808–1863), king of Denmark (r. 1848–1863).