Christian Ludwig II, Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin


Christian Ludwig II, Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin
Christian Ludwig II, Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin
Christian Ludwig II, Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin by Georg Weissman
Spouse(s) Gustave Caroline of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
Noble family House of Mecklenburg
Father Frederick, Duke of Mecklenburg-Grabow
Mother Christine Wilhelmine of Hesse-Homburg
Born 15 May 1683(1683-05-15)
Grabow
Died 30 May 1756(1756-05-30) (aged 73)
Schwerin

Christian Ludwig II of Mecklenburg (15 May 1683 – 30 May 1756) was the Duke of Mecklenburg [-Schwerin] from 1747 to 1756.

He was the son of Friedrich I of Mecklenburg-Schwerin and Christine Wilhelmine, princess of Hesse-Homburg. In 1714 he married Gustave Caroline of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, and had five children :

Mecklenburg-Schwerin Coat of Arms.
  • Frederick II, Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1717-85); married Luise Friederike of Württemberg (1722-91)
  • Ulrike Sofie (1723-1813)
  • Louis (1725-78); married Charlotte Sophie of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld (1731-1810). They were the parents of Friedrich Franz I, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin.
  • Luise (1730)
  • Amalie (1732-75

His court included Johann Gottfried Müthel as organist and cembalist and Konrad Ekhof as comedian.

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Christian Ludwig II, Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin
Born: 15 May 1683 Died: 30 May 1756
Preceded by
Karl Leopold
Duke of Mecklenburg [-Schwerin]
1747–1756
Succeeded by
Frederick II

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