Charlotte of Oldenburg (1759–1818)

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Charlotte of Oldenburg (1759–1818)

Queen of Sweden. Name variations: Hedwig of Oldenburg. Born on March 22, 1759; died on June 20, 1818; daughter of August, duke of Oldenburg, and Friederike of Hesse-Cassel (1722–1787); married Karl or Charles XIII (1748–1818), king of Sweden (r. 1809–1818), on July 7, 1774; children: Charles XIV John (b. 1763), king of Sweden; Charles Adolf (b. 1798).