Sophie Caroline of Brandenburg-Kulmbach
|Sophie Caroline of Brandenburg-Kulmbach|
|Princess consort of Ostfriesland|
|Born||31 March 1705|
|Died||7 June 1764 (aged 59)|
|Spouse||Prince George Albert of East Frisia|
|House||House of Hohenzollern|
|Father||Christian Heinrich of Brandenburg-Bayreuth-Kulmbach|
|Mother||Sophie Christiane of Wolfstein|
She was a daughter of Christian Heinrich of Brandenburg-Bayreuth-Kulmbach and his wife, Sophie Christiane of Wolfstein. She was married in 1723 with Prince George Albert of East Frisia.
In 1734, she became a widow, and in 1735, she was invited to Denmark by king Christian VI of Denmark, who was married to her sister, Sophia Magdalen of Brandenburg-Kulmbach. She lived permanently at the Danish court after 1740 until her death. She was described as a charming beauty, and her sister, the queen, was said to be jealous of her: it was widely believed, that she and her brother-in-law the king had an affair, but this have never been confirmed. In 1766, these rumours led to a case were a woman, Anna Sophie Magdalene Frederikke Ulrikke, demanded a pension with the claim to be the daughter of Sophie Caroline and Christian.
|Ancestors of Sophie Caroline of Brandenburg-Kulmbach|
- Genealogie ascendante jusqu'au quatrieme degre inclusivement de tous les Rois et Princes de maisons souveraines de l'Europe actuellement vivans [Genealogy up to the fourth degree inclusive of all the Kings and Princes of sovereign houses of Europe currently living] (in French). Bourdeaux: Frederic Guillaume Birnstiel. 1768. p. 48.
Title last held byChristiane Louise of Nassau-Wiesbaden-Idstein
| Princess of East Frisia
Title next held bySophie Wilhelmine of Brandenburg-Kulmbach-Bayreuth