Karl II. Wilhelm Ferdinand, Herzog von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel, Herzog von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel, was born 9 October 1735 in Wolfenbüttel, Lower Saxony, Germany to Karl I. von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (1713-1780) and Philippine Charlotte von Preußen (1716-1801) and died 10 November 1806 in Ottensen, Germany of battle wounds. He married Augusta of Great Britain (1737-1813) 16 January 1764 in St James Palace, Westminster, London, England, United Kingdom. Notable ancestors include Gustav I of Sweden (1496-1560), Charlemagne (747-814), William I of England (1027-1087), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Henry II of England (1133-1189), Alfred the Great (849-899), Willem van Oranje (1533-1584), Rurik (c832-879), Robert I of Scotland (1274-1329). Ancestors are from Germany, Sweden, the United Kingdom, Denmark, England, France, Belgium, Spain, the Netherlands, Poland, Austria, Lithuania, Belarus, Bohemia, Russia, Ukraine, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Switzerland, Italy, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Israel, Ireland, Scotland, Turkey.


Offspring of Karl II. Wilhelm Ferdinand von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel and Augusta of Great Britain (1737-1813)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Auguste Karoline von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (1764-1788) 3 December 1764 Braunschweig, Lower Saxony, Germany 27 September 1788 Lohde, Lääne County, Estonia Friedrich I. von Württemberg (1754-1816)

Karl Georg August von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (1766-1806)
Caroline von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (1768-1821) 17 May 1768 Braunschweig 7 August 1821 Hammersmith George IV of the United Kingdom (1762-1830)

Friedrich Wilhelm von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (1771-1815) 9 October 1771 Braunschweig, Lower Saxony, Germany 16 June 1815 Quartre Bras, Belgium Marie Elisabeth Wilhelmine von Baden (1782-1808)

Common ancestors of Karl II. Wilhelm Ferdinand von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (1735-1806) and Augusta of Great Britain (1737-1813)

  1. Anna Eleonore von Hessen-Darmstadt (1601-1659)
  2. Elizabeth Stuart (1596-1662)
  3. Ernst August von Braunschweig-Calenberg (1629-1698)
  4. Friedrich V. von der Pfalz (1596-1632)
  5. Georg Wilhelm von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1624-1705)
  6. Georg von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1582-1641)
  7. George I of Great Britain (1660-1727)
  8. Joachim Ernst zu Oettingen-Oettingen (1612-1658)
  9. Sophie Dorothea von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1666-1726)
  10. Sophie von der Pfalz (1630-1714)
  11. Éléonore Marie d'Esmier d'Olbreuse (1639-1722)

second cousin

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