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Caroline of Anspach (Wilhelmina Carolina)

Born: 1683 AD
Died: 1737 AD, at 54 years of age.

Nationality: British
Categories: Queen


1683 - Caroline of Anspach was born.

1705-1714 - The daughter of the Margrave of Brandenburg-Anspach, she married George, Electoral Prince of Hannover, and followed him to England when his father became King George I.

         - She was the patron of many leading writers and politicians such as Alexander Pope, John Gay, and the Earl of Chesterfield.

         - She supported Sir Robert Walpole and kept him in power and acted as regent during her husband's four absences.

1737 - Caroline of Anspach died.


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