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... (15 May 1683 – 30 May 1756) was the Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin from 1747 to 1756 ... He was the son of Frederick, Duke of Mecklenburg-Grabow, and Christine Wilhelmine, princess of Hesse-Homburg ... of Mecklenburg-Strelitz and had five children Frederick II, Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1717-1785) married Luise Friederike of Württemberg (1722-1791 ...
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