Karl I. von Mecklenburg-Strelitz was born 23 February 1708 in Strelitz, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany to Adolf Friedrich II. von Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1658-1708) and Christiane Emilie Antonie von Schwarzburg-Sondershausen (1681-1751) and died 5 June 1752 in Mirow, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany of unspecified causes. He married Elisabeth Albertine von Sachsen-Hildburghausen (1713-1761) 5 February 1735 in Eisfeld, Thuringia, Germany. Notable ancestors include Gustav I of Sweden (1496-1560), Henry II of England (1133-1189), William I of England (1027-1087), Charlemagne (747-814), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Alfred the Great (849-899), Rurik (c832-879). Ancestors are from Germany, Sweden, Denmark, France, the United Kingdom, Poland, Austria, the Netherlands, Lithuania, Belarus, Bohemia, Belgium, Slovakia, Slovenia, Italy, Russia, Ukraine, the Czech Republic, Switzerland, Spain, Hungary, Portugal, England, Turkey.


Offspring of Karl I. von Mecklenburg-Strelitz and Elisabeth Albertine von Sachsen-Hildburghausen (1713-1761)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Christine Sofie Albertine von Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1735-1794)
Karoline von Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1736-1736)
Adolf Friedrich IV. von Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1738-1794)
Elisabeth Christine von Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1739-1741)
Sofie Luise von Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1740-1741)
Karl II. von Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1741-1816) 10 October 1741 Mirow 6 November 1816 Neustrelitz Friederike von Hessen-Darmstadt (1752-1782)
Charlotte von Hessen-Darmstadt (1755-1785)

Ernst Gottlob Albrecht von Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1742-1814)
Charlotte von Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1744-1818) 19 May 1744 Mirow 17 November 1818 Kew Palace George III of the United Kingdom (1738-1820)

Gotthelf von Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1745-1745)
Georg August von Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1748-1785)

Noteworthy descendants include

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

Footnotes (including sources)

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