Today in History - May 12th. 1708 - Adolphus Frederick II , Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz

On October 19th. 1658, Adolphus Frederick was born in Grabow as the
posthumous son of Duke Adolf Frederick I, of Mecklenburg and
Maria Katharina of Brünswick Dannenberg.



Adolphus Frederick II, Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz - 
Source picture: Wikipedia

He married three times:

1/ Princess Maria of Mecklenburg-Güstrow (they had 5 children);
2/ Princess Johanna of Saxe-Gotha;
3/ Princess Christiane Emilie of Schwarzburg-Sonderhausen.

Adolphus Frederick II, Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz was the grandfather of
Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz who married George III of Great Britain 
and Ireland. She became Queen Consort.


Queen Charlotte - Source picture: Wikipedia


Adolpus Frederick II, Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz died on May 12th. 1708.
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