Charlotte Augusta Matilda (1766–1828)

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Charlotte Augusta Matilda (1766–1828)

Princess royal. Name variations: Charlotte Guelph; Charlotte Hanover. Born Charlotte Augusta Matilda on September 29, 1766, at Buckingham Palace, London, England; died on October 6, 1828, at Ludwigsburg Palace, Stuttgart, Germany; buried at Ludwigsburg Palace; daughter of George III (1738–1820), king of England (r. 1760–1820) and Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1744–1818); 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 May 18, 1797, at Chapel Royal, St. James's Palace; children: Paul of Wurttemberg (b. 1798). Frederick's first wife was Augusta of Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel .