Person:Frederick, Prince of Wales (1)

Frederick Lewis , Prince of Wales
b.1 Feb 1707
d.31 Mar 1751
Facts and Events
Name Frederick Lewis , Prince of Wales
Alt Name Frederick Louis van Engeland en Hannover
Gender Male
Alt Birth[2] 20 Jan 1707 Hannover
Birth[1] 1 Feb 1707
Marriage 27 APR 1736 Londento Princess Augusta of Saxe-Gotha
Alt Death[2] 20 Mar 1751 Londen
Death[1] 31 Mar 1751


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Frederick Louis, Prince of Wales (1 February 1707 – 20 March 1751) was heir apparent to the British throne from 1727 until his death. He was the eldest but estranged son of George II and Caroline of Ansbach, as well as the father of George III.

Under the Act of Settlement passed by the English Parliament in 1701, Frederick was high in line of succession to the British throne. He moved to Great Britain following the accession of his father, and was created Prince of Wales. He predeceased his father, however, and upon the latter's death on 25 October 1760, the throne passed to Prince Frederick's eldest son, George III.

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References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Frederick, Prince of Wales, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).
  2. 2.0 2.1 Frederick Louis Hanover, Prince of Wales, in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.
  3.   Cokayne, George Edward, and Vicary Gibbs; et al. The complete peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, extant, extinct, or dormant [2nd ed.]. (London: St. Catherine Press, 1910-59), Volume 3 page 178.