Duke George Augustus of Mecklenburg ( German: Georg August; 16 August 1748 – 14 November 1785) was a German nobleman, sailor, and soldier. Contents 1 Early life 2 Imperial service 3 Ancestry 4 References Early life
On 1860 his elder brother Frederick William succeeded their father as Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. George August died on 20 June 1876 in St. Petersburg, at the age of 52. The line of his son George soon died out; since his first son had married morganatically, his second son Charles Michael became titular grand duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz.
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George, Duke of Mecklenburg was the head of the House of Mecklenburg-Strelitz from 1934 until his death. Through his father, he was a descendant of Emperor Paul I of Russia.
He was born in Oranienbaum as Count George of Carlow; he was the youngest child and only son of Duke George Alexander of Mecklenburg and his morganatic wife Nataliya Fyodorovna Vanlarskaya, Countess of Carlow, daughter of Fyodor Ardalionovich Vanlarsky and wife Mariya Fyodorovna Uvarova, and granddaughter of Ardalion Alexeievich Vanlarsky, born in ...
On 6 December 1934, his uncle Duke Charles Michael died, and George succeeded him as head of the House of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. He lived with his family at Schloss Remplin until April 1940, when the main part of the palace was burnt down. The Grand Ducal family then moved to Grunewald, where they lived until their home was destroyed in an Allied bo...
Duke George was married firstly in Geneva, Switzerland, on 7 October 1920 to Irina Mikhailovna Raievskya, Countess Tolstoy the widow of Count Alexander Mikhailovich Tolstoy, daughter of Mikhail Nikolaievich Rayevsky and Princess Mariya Grigoryevna Gagarina and granddaughter of Nikolai Nikolaievich Rayevsky and wife Anya Mikhailovna Borozdine, and P...
Duke George Augustus was born in Mirow the youngest child of Duke Charles Louis Frederick of Mecklenburg, Prince of Mirow and his wife Princess Elizabeth Albertine of Saxe-Hildburghausen. His grandfather Adolf Frederick II, Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz was the founder of the House of Mecklenburg-Strelitz.
24/12/2021 · Duke Georg August von Mecklenburg (Mecklenburg), Herzog: Also Known As: "George Augustus" Birthdate: August 16, 1748: Birthplace: Mirow,Mecklenburg-Strelitz,Germany: Death: November 06, 1785 (37) Immediate Family:
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Duke George Augustus of Mecklenburg (German: Georg August; 16 August 1748 – 14 November 1785) was a German nobleman, sailor, and soldier.. Contents. 1 Early life; 2 Imperial service