BiographyKarl I. von Mecklenburg-Strelitz was born 23 February 1708 in Strelitz, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany to Adolf Friedrich II. von Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1658-1708) and Christiane Emilie Antonie von Schwarzburg-Sondershausen (1681-1751) and died 5 June 1752 in Mirow, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany of unspecified causes. He married Elisabeth Albertine von Sachsen-Hildburghausen (1713-1761) 5 February 1735 in Eisfeld, Thuringia, Germany. Notable ancestors include Gustav I of Sweden (1496-1560), Henry II of England (1133-1189), William I of England (1027-1087), Charlemagne (747-814), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Alfred the Great (849-899). Ancestors are from Germany, Sweden, Denmark, France, the United Kingdom, Poland, Austria, the Netherlands, Lithuania, Belarus, Bohemia, Belgium, Slovakia, Slovenia, Italy, Russia, Ukraine, the Czech Republic, Switzerland, Spain, Hungary, Portugal, England, Turkey, the Byzantine Empire.
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