BiographyKarl 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, Byzantium, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, the Byzantine Empire, Israel, Ireland, Scotland, Turkey.