Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen (Adelaide Amelia Louise Theresa Caroline; 13 August 1792 – 2 December 1849) was Queen of the United Kingdom and Hanover from 26 June 1830 to 20 June 1837 as the wife of King William IV. Adelaide was the daughter of Georg I, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen, and Luise Eleonore of Hohenlohe-Langenburg.
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Amalie Adelheid Louise Therese Caroline or Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen was born on 13 August 1792 as the daughter of George I, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen, and Luise Eleonore of Hohenlohe-Langenburg. She lost her father when she was just ten years old, and her mother acted as regent for her younger brother.
Princess Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen was born in Germany. At the age of twenty-five she was married to the fifty-two year old William, Duke of Clarence. The duke was the third son of King George III and next in line to the British throne after his brother, George IV, who had no heir.
Adelaide, the capital city of South Australia, is named after her. Adelaide was born on 13 August 1792 at Meiningen, Thuringia, Germany, the eldest child of George I, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen; her mother was Luise Eleonore, daughter of Christian Albrecht, Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg.
Born Adelaide Erna Caroline on September 16, 1891, in Cassel; died on April 25, 1971, in La Tour de Peilz, Switzerland; daughter of Frederick Johann (b. 1861), duke of Saxony, and Adelaide Caroline Matilde, Princess Lippe (1870–1889); married Adalbert Ferdinand Berengar, count Lingen, on August 3, 1914; children: Victoria Marina (1917–1981 ...
Queen Adelaide (Princess Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen) (1792-1849), Queen of William IV Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue Entry Sitter associated with 40 portraits Queen of William IV and eldest daughter of George, Duke of Saxe-Coburg Meiningen.
Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen. Birth. 13 Aug 1792. Meiningen, Landkreis Schmalkalden-Meiningen, Thüringen, Germany. Death. 2 Dec 1849 (aged 57) Stanmore, London Borough of Harrow, Greater London, England. Burial. St George's Chapel, Royal Vault.
Queen Adelaide (Princess Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen) reduced version of a work by Sir William Beechey oil on canvas, circa 1831 36 in. x 27 3/4 in. (914 mm x 705 mm) Purchased, 1909 Primary Collection NPG 1533 Sitter Queen Adelaide (Princess Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen) (1792-1849), Queen of William IV. Sitter associated with 40 portraits. Artist
Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen was List of British royal consorts and Kingdom of Hanover from 26 June 1830 to 20 June 1837 as the wife of King William IV. Adelaide was the daughter of George I, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen, and Luise Eleonore of Hohenlohe-Langenburg. Adelaide, the capital city of South Australia, is named after her.