Sophia Dorothea of Hanover

Sophia Dorothea of Hanover (26 March [O.S. 16 March] 1687[1][2] 28 June 1757) was Queen in Prussia and Electress of Brandenburg during the reign of her husband, King Frederick William I, from 25 February 1713 to 31 May 1740. She was the daughter of King George I of Great Britain and his wife Sophia Dorothea of Celle, the sister of King George II of Great Britain, and the mother of Frederick the Great (King Frederick II of Prussia).

Sophia Dorothea of Hanover
Portrait by Antoine Pesne, 1737
Queen consort in Prussia
Electress consort of Brandenburg
Tenure25 February 1713 31 May 1740
Born(1687-03-16)16 March 1687
Hanover, Principality of Calenberg
Died28 June 1757(1757-06-28) (aged 70)
Monbijou Palace, Berlin
Spouse
(m. 1706; died 1740)
Issue
HouseHanover
FatherGeorge I, King of Great Britain
MotherSophia Dorothea of Celle

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