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Sophia Dorothea of Hanover (26 March [ O.S. 16 March] 1687   – 28 June 1757) was Queen in Prussia and Electress of Brandenburg during the reign of her husband, King Frederick William I, from 1713 to 1740. She was the mother of Frederick the Great (King Frederick II of Prussia).
Sophia Dorothea, German Sophie Dorothea, (born Sept. 13, 1666—died Nov. 23, 1726, Schloss Ahlden, Lower Saxony), wife of George Louis, elector of Hanover (George I of Great Britain), who accused her of infidelity and imprisoned her for 32 years.
Sophia (born Princess Sophia of the Palatinate; 14 October 1630 – 8 June 1714) was Electress of Hanover from 19 December 1692 until 23 January 1698 as the consort of Prince Elector Ernest Augustus. She was later the heiress presumptive to the thrones of England and Scotland (later Great Britain ) and Ireland under the Act of Settlement 1701 ...
Sophia Dorothea of Brunswick-Lüneburg-Celle (15 September 1666 – 13 November 1726) was the repudiated wife of future King George I of Great Britain. The union with George, her first cousin, was a marriage of state , arranged by her father George William , her father-in-law the Elector of Hanover , and her mother-in-law, Electress Sophia of ...
Information Related objects Also known as Sophia Dorothea of Hanover, Queen of Prussia primary name: primary name: Sophia Dorothea Details individual; royal/imperial; German; Female Life dates 1687-1757 Biography Mother of Frederick the Great (q.v.); daughter of George I, and married King Frederick William I of Prussia (qq.v) in 1706.
Sophia Dorothea of Hanover was born on 26 March 1687 at the Leineschloss in Hanover as the daughter of the then Hereditary Prince of Brunswick-Lüneburg, later King George I of Great Britain, and Sophia Dorothea of Celle. Her elder brother became King George II of Great Britain in 1727.
Sophia Dorothea of Hanover ( 26 March [ O.S. 16 March] 1687 – 28 June 1757) was Queen in Prussia and Electress of Brandenburg during the reign of her husband, King Frederick William I, from 1713 to 1740. She was the mother of Frederick the Great (King Frederick II of Prussia).
The Oxford Companion to British History JOHN CANNON. Sophia Dorothea (sōfī´ə dŏrəthē´ə), 1666–1726, electress of Hanover, wife of Elector George Louis (later King George I  of England); sometimes called Sophia Dorothea of Celle.
The true Effigies of the Most Illustrious Princess Anna Sophia of Hanover | Museum number 1902,1011.2066 |
Her daughter Sophia Dorothea of Brunswick-Lüneburg-Hanover refused Sophia's request to help her secure release from Ahlden; her son refused to speak of her, even years after the divorce when he reigned as George II of England. Sophia Dorothea remained at Ahlden for over 40 years.