Princess Augusta Sophia of the United Kingdom

Princess Augusta Sophia of the United Kingdom

Born Nov 8, 1768

The Princess Augusta Sophia was a member of the British Royal Family, second daughter of George III and Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. She was a Princess of the United Kingdom and a Princess of Hanover.

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1768 Birth Born in 1768.


1780 12 Years Old She strongly disliked the political tensions that by 1780 had sprung up between her elder brothers and their parents, and preferred to occupy herself with her coin collection. … Read More
1782 14 Years Old In 1782, Augusta was debuted at the King's birthday celebrations. … Read More
1783 15 Years Old 1 More Event
Since they were quickly approaching a marriageable age, Augusta and the Princess Royal were given their first lady-in-waiting in July 1783. … Read More
1785 17 Years Old By 1785, Augusta and Charlotte were reaching an age where they could be considered as potential brides for foreign Princes. … Read More


1797 29 Years Old In 1797, she received a proposal from Prince Frederick Adolf of Sweden, a proposal given without the approval of the Swedish royal house. … Read More


1828 60 Years Old In 1828 Augusta was heard to remark to a friend: “I was ashamed to hear myself called Princess Augusta, and never could persuade myself that I was so, as long as any of the Stuart family were alive; but after the death of Cardinal York 1807, I felt myself to be really Princess Augusta”.
1840 73 Years Old She died on 22 September 1840 at Clarence House, St. James, London, and was buried at St George's Chapel, Windsor on 2 October, after lying in state at Frogmore. … Read More
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