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George III of the United Kingdom, King of the United Kingdom, was born 4 June 1738 in Norfolk House, Westminster, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom to Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales (1707-1751) and Augusta von Sachsen-Gotha-Altenburg (1719-1772) and died 29 January 1820 in Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom of unspecified causes. He married Charlotte von Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1744-1818) 1 September 1761 in Chapel Royal, St James's Palace, Westminster, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom. Notable ancestors include Charlemagne (747-814), William I of England (1027-1087), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Henry II of England (1133-1189), Alfred the Great (849-899), Gustav I of Sweden (1496-1560), Willem van Oranje (1533-1584), Robert I of Scotland (1274-1329). Ancestors are from Germany, the United Kingdom, Denmark, England, France, Belgium, Spain, Poland, Austria, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Lithuania, Italy, Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, Bohemia, the Czech Republic, Portugal, Hungary, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Israel, Ireland, Scotland, Turkey, the Byzantine Empire, the United States.




Children


Offspring of George III of the United Kingdom and Charlotte von Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1744-1818)
Name Birth Death Joined with
George IV of the United Kingdom (1762-1830) 12 August 1762 26 June 1830 Caroline von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (1768-1821)
Maria Anne Smythe (1756-1837)
Frances Twysden (1753-1821)

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany (1763-1827) 16 August 1763 Westminster, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom 5 January 1827 Westminster, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom Friederike von Preußen (1767-1820)

William IV of the United Kingdom (1765-1837) 21 August 1765 Westminster, Greater London, England, United Kingdom 20 June 1837 Windsor, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom Dorothy Bland (1762-1816)
Adelheid von Sachsen-Meiningen (1792-1849)

Charlotte, Princess Royal (1766-1828) 29 September 1766 Westminster, Middlesex 6 October 1828 Ludwigsburg Friedrich I. von Württemberg (1754-1816)

Edward Augustus, Duke of Kent and Strathearn (1767-1820) 2 November 1767 Buckingham House, London, England, United Kingdom 23 January 1820 Woolbrook Cottage, Sidmouth, England, United Kingdom Viktoria von Sachsen-Coburg-Saalfeld (1786-1861)

Augusta Sophia of the United Kingdom (1768-1840)
Elizabeth of the United Kingdom (1770-1840)
Ernest Augustus I of Hanover (1771-1851) 5 June 1771 London 18 November 1851 Hanover Friederike Luise Karoline Sofie von Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1778-1841)

Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex (1773-1843)
Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge (1774-1850) 24 February 1774 8 July 1850 Auguste von Hessen-Kassel (1797-1889)

Mary of the United Kingdom (1776-1857) 25 April 1776 Buckingham House, Westminster, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom 30 April 1857 Gloucester House, Westminster, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom William Frederick, 2nd Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh (1776-1834)

Sophia of the United Kingdom (1777-1848)
Octavius of Great Britain (1779-1783)
Alfred of Great Britain (1780-1782)

Namesakes of George III of the United Kingdom (1738-1820)

 Birth placeDeath placeFatherMotherJoined with
George I of Great Britain (1660-1727)Osnabrück, Lower Saxony, GermanyOsnabrück, Lower Saxony, GermanyErnst August von Braunschweig-Calenberg (1629-1698)Sophie von der Pfalz (1630-1714)Sophie Dorothea von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1666-1726)+Ermengarde Melusina von der Schulenberg (1667-1743)
George III of the United Kingdom (1738-1820)Norfolk House, Westminster, Middlesex, England, United KingdomWindsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire, England, United KingdomFrederick Lewis, Prince of Wales (1707-1751)Augusta von Sachsen-Gotha-Altenburg (1719-1772)Charlotte von Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1744-1818)
George William of Great Britain (1717-1718)St. James Palace, Westminster, Greater London, England, United KingdomKensington Palace, Greater London, England, United KingdomGeorge II of Great Britain (1683-1760)Wilhelmine Karoline of Brandenburg-Ansbach (1683-1737)



Common ancestors of George III of the United Kingdom (1738-1820) and Charlotte von Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1744-1818)

  1. Adolf Friedrich I. von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1588-1658)
  2. Dorothea Maria von Anhalt (1574-1617)
  3. Elisabeth Sophia von Sachsen-Altenburg (1619-1680)
  4. Elisabeth von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (1593-1650)
  5. Ernst I. von Sachsen-Gotha (1601-1675)
  6. Johann Philipp von Sachsen-Altenburg (1597-1639)
  7. Johann von Sachsen-Weimar (1570-1605)

Noteworthy descendants include

  1. Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom (1926)
  2. Wilhelm II., Deutscher Kaiser (1859-1941)


Footnotes (including sources)

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