Daily Archives: January 10, 2015

Charlotte’s Family: Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge

CHARLOTTE’S PATERNAL UNCLE

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Adolphus Frederick (24 February 1774 – 8 July 1850), seventh son of George III of the United Kingdom and Charlotte of Mecklenburg – Stirlitz, the Duke of Cambridge, Earl of Tipperary, and Baron Culloden (1801 – 1850), the Viceroy of Hanover and a commander-in-chief during Napoleonic wars, great-great-grandfather of Elizabeth II and Charlotte’s paternal uncle