Elizabeth Christine of Brunswick-Bevern, Queen of Prussia

Elizabeth Christine of Brunswick-Bevern

Born Nov 08, 1715 in Wolfenbüttel
Died Jan 13, 1797 at Schönhausen Palace


Elisabeth Christine von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel-Bevern


Daughter of Ferdinand Albert II of Brunswick-Lüneburg. Married (1733) to Frederick II 'the great' of Prussia.

Following Frederick's rise to the throne in 1740 the two virtually never saw each other, and in later years Frederick would live at castle Sans Souci in Potsdam, while Elizabeth would stay in Schönhausen Palace in Berlin.

Life with Boswell: 

Boswell was presented to the Queen at Monbijou Castle in Berlin on July 15, 1764.