Today in History - March 10th. 1776 - Louise of Mecklenburg-Strelitz

Louise (in German Luise) of Mecklenburg-Strelitz was born on March 10th. 1776 in
Hanover (Germany).

Louise of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
Source picture: Wikipedia

Her parents were Charles II, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg -Strelitz and
Landgravine Friederike of Hesse-Darmstadt.

On December 24th. 1793 she married Frederick William III of Prussia.
The marriage was happy, they had 10 children.

She was inter alia the mother of my yesterday's Today in History about
William I.

Louise of Mecklenburg-Strelitz & her husband & Some of their children
Source picture: Wikipedia

On November 16th. 1797 Frederick William succeeded the throne of Prussia.
Louise of Mecklenburg-Strelitz became Queen Consort.

Queen Louise was very popular and became a real fashion icon.

On July 19th. 1810, Queen Louise died. She was buried in the Mausoleum of
Charlottenburg Palace in Berlin.

Mausoleum of Charlottenburg Palace Berlin Germany - Own Picture

Last year, I had the chance to visit Berlin and Charlottenburg Palace.
I also visited the Mausoleum.

A Remembrance Plate for Queen Louise - Berlin - Germany - own picture
A Remembrance Plate for Queen Louise (in in German Luise)

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