Charlotte Frederica of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1784–1840)

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Charlotte Frederica of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1784–1840)

Princess of Mecklenburg-Schwerin. Name variations: Charlotte Frederikke; Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Schwerin; Charlotte von Mecklenburg-Schwerin. Born on December 4, 1784, in Ludwigslust; died on July 13, 1840, in Rome, Italy; daughter of Frederick Francis, duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, and Louise of Saxe-Gotha (1756–1808); became first wife of Christian VIII (1786–1848), king of Denmark (r. 1839–1848), on June 21, 1806 (divorced 1810); children: Frederik or Frederick VII (b. 1808), king of Denmark (r. 1848–1863).