Princess Frederica Charlotte of Prussia (Friederike Charlotte Ulrike Katharina; 7 May 1767 – 6 August 1820) was a Prussian princess by birth and a British princess by marriage. She was the eldest daughter of King Frederick William II of Prussia and the wife of Prince Frederick, Duke of York and Albany , second son of King George III of the United Kingdom .
Charlotte of Prussia (Viktoria Elisabeth Auguste Charlotte; 24 July 1860 – 1 October 1919) was Duchess of Saxe-Meiningen from 1914 to 1918 as the wife of Bernhard III, the duchy's last ruler. Born at the Neues Palais in Potsdam , she was the second child and eldest daughter of Prince Frederick of Prussia , a member of the House of Hohenzollern who became Crown Prince of Prussia in 1861 and German Emperor in 1888.
Born Frederica Charlotte Ulrica Catherine on May 7, 1767, in Charlottenburg,Berlin, Germany; died of water on the lung on August 6, 1820, in Oatlands Park, Weybridge, Surrey, England; daughter of Elizabeth of Brunswick (1746–1840) and Frederick William II, king of Prussia (r. 1786–1797); married Frederick Augustus (1763–1827), duke of York and Albany (son of George III and Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz), on September 29, 1791 (separated).
- Princess of Prussia
- Grand Duchess
- Empress of Russia
- Dowager Empress and Remaining Years
Empress Alexandra Feodorovna was born as Princess Friederike Luise Charlotte Wilhelmine of Prussia, at the Charlottenburg Palace in Berlin on 13 July [O.S. 1 July] 1798. She was the eldest surviving daughter and fourth child of Frederick William III, King of Prussia, and Duchess Louise of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, and a sister of Frederick William IV a...
In February 1814, Grand Duke Nicholas Pavlovich, future Tsar of Russia, and his brother Grand Duke Michael Pavlovich, visited Berlin.Arrangements were made between the two dynasties for Nicholas to marry Charlotte, then fifteen years old, to strengthen the alliance between Russia and Prussia. Nicholas was only second in line to the throne, as the h...
At first, Alexandra Feodorovna had problems adapting to the Russian court, the change of religion affected her and she was overwhelmed by her new surroundings. She gained the favor of her mother-in-law, Maria Feodorovna, but did not get along well with the Empress Elizabeth Alexeievna, consort of her brother-in-law. "I was very weak, very pale and ...
Alexandra was tall, thin, had a small head, and a pronounced brow. She had an air of regal majesty. Her quick, light walk was graceful. She was frail, often in poor health. Her voice was hoarse, but she spoke rapidly and with decision. Alexandra Feodorovna was an avid reader and enjoyed music. Her favorite Russian writer was Lermontov. She was kind...
Alexandra Feodorovna became Empress consort upon her husband's accession as Tsar Nicholas I in December 1825 during a turbulent period marked by the bloody repression of the Decembrist revolt. She and her husband were consecrated and crowned at the Assumption Cathedral in the Kremlinon 3 September 1826. Alexandra enjoyed her husband's confidence in...
Alexandra Feodorovna survived her husband by five years. She retired to the Alexander Palace in Tsarskoe Selo, and remained on good terms with her late husband's mistress Barbara Nelidova, whom she appointed as her personal reader. The Dowager Empress's health became more and more fragile with the years. Unable to spend the harsh winters in Russia,...Kingdom of Prussia: Dame of the Order of Louise, 1st DivisionKingdom of Portugal: Dame of the Order of Queen Saint Isabel, 31 May 1850Russian Empire: Grand Cross of St. Catherine, 13 January 1809Kingdom of Poland: Dame of the White Eagle, 1829Barkovets, Olga and Vernova, Nina. Empress Alexandra Fiodorovna, Peterhof Stage Museum Preserve, Abris Art Publishers, 2008. ISBN 978-5-88810-089-9.Cowles, Virginia. The Romanovs. Harper & Ross, 1971. ISBN 978-0-06-010908-0Grunwald, Constantin de. Tsar Nicholas I the Life of An Absolute Monarch, Alcuin Press, ASIN B000I824DU.Lincoln, W. Bruce. The Romanovs: Autocrats of All the Russias, Anchor, ISBN 0-385-27908-6.
Princess Frederica Charlotte of Prussia - Duchess of York (7 May 1767 – 6 August 1820) Born in Charlottenburg, the princess did not have a good childhood. She was the only child of Frederick William II of Prussia and his first wife Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Lüneburg, his double first cousin.
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