Daily Archives: January 5, 2015

Charlotte’s Family: Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex

CHARLOTTE’S PATERNAL UNCLE

640px-Prince_Augustus_Frederick,_Duke_of_Sussex_by_Guy_Head

Augustus Frederick (27 January 1773 – 21 April 1843), sixth son of George III of the United Kingdom and Charlotte of Mecklenburg – Stirlitz, the Duke of Sussex, Earl of Inverness, and Baron Arklow (1801 – 1843), the only son of George III who did not pursue an army or naval career (due to asthma), Charlotte’s favourite paternal uncle

Portrait: Portrait of Prince Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex by Guy Head, National Portrait Gallery

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