Friederike von Hessen-Darmstadt was born 20 August 1752 in Darmstadt to Georg Wilhelm von Hessen-Darmstadt (1722-1782) and Maria Luise Albertine von Leiningen-Dagsburg-Heidesheim (1729-1818) and died 22 May 1782 in Hanover of unspecified causes. She married Karl II. von Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1741-1816) 18 September 1768 in Darmstadt. Notable ancestors include Henry II of England (1133-1189), William I of England (1027-1087), Charlemagne (747-814), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Alfred the Great (849-899), Gustav I of Sweden (1496-1560), Rurik (c832-879), Robert I of Scotland (1274-1329). Ancestors are from Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Russia, Denmark, the Czech Republic, Spain, Hungary, Belgium, Sweden, the Netherlands, Poland, Austria, Belarus, Ukraine, Lithuania, Bohemia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Switzerland, Italy, Portugal, Scotland, England, Turkey, the Byzantine Empire.


Offspring of Friederike von Hessen-Darmstadt and Karl II. von Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1741-1816)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Charlotte Georgine Luise von Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1769-1818) 17 November 1769 Hanover 14 May 1818 Hildburghausen Friedrich von Sachsen-Altenburg (1763-1834)

Luise von Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1776-1810) 10 March 1776 Hanover 19 July 1810 Strelitz-Alt Friedrich Wilhelm III. von Preußen (1770-1840)

Friederike Luise Karoline Sofie von Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1778-1841) 2 March 1778 Hanover 29 June 1841 Hanover Friedrich Ludwig Karl von Preußen (1773-1796)
Friedrich Wilhelm zu Solms-Braunfels (1770-1814)
Ernest Augustus I of Hanover (1771-1851)

Georg von Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1779-1860) 12 August 1779 Hanover 6 September 1860 Neustrelitz, Mecklenburgische Seenplatte District, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany Marie Wilhelmine Friederike von Hessen-Kassel-Rumpenheim (1796-1880)

Karoline von Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1771-1773)
Georg von Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1772-1773)
Therese von Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1773-1839)
Friedrich von Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1774-1774)
Friedrich von Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1781-1783)
Auguste von Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1782-1782)

Common ancestors of Friederike von Hessen-Darmstadt (1752-1782) and Karl II. von Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1741-1816)

  1. Elisabeth Sophia von Sachsen-Altenburg (1619-1680)
  2. Ernst I. von Sachsen-Gotha (1601-1675)

Noteworthy descendants include

  1. Wilhelm II., Deutscher Kaiser (1859-1941)

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