Louise of Great Britain
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Louise of Great Britain

Queen Consort of Denmark and Norway
Female
Born Dec 7, 1724

Louise of Great Britain was the youngest surviving daughter of George II of Great Britain and Caroline of Ansbach. In 1743, she married Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark-Norway, later King Frederik V and became queen consort of Denmark and Norway from 1746 until her death in 1751.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Louise of Great Britain.

CHILDHOOD

1724 Birth Princess Louise was born as the fifth daughter and youngest child of the then Prince and Princess of Wales, on 7 December 1724, at Leicester House, London. … Read More
1727 2 Years Old On 11 June 1727, when Louise was two years old, her grandfather, George I, died, and her father ascended the throne as George II. … Read More

TEENAGE

1743 18 Years Old 1 More Event
In a dynastic marriage, Louise wed Prince Frederick of Denmark and Norway on 11 December 1743 in Copenhagen.

TWENTIES

1746 21 Years Old When her husband ascended the throne, on 6 August 1746, as Frederick V, Louise became Queen of Denmark and Queen of Norway. … Read More
1747 22 Years Old In 1747, she arranged for the Italian opera company of Pietro Mingotti, whose members included Christoph Willibald Gluck and Giuseppe Sarti, to play at the royal court theater, and in 1748, the French Du Londel Troupe was invited for dramatic performances. … Read More
1751 26 Years Old 1 More Event
Queen Louise unsuccessfully opposed the dynastic marriage between her daughter Sophia Magdalena and Crown Prince of Sweden in 1751. … Read More
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