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  1. Ulrika Eleonora or Ulrica Eleanor (23 January 1688 – 24 November 1741), known as Ulrika Eleonora the Younger, reigned as Queen of Sweden from 5 December 1718 until her abdication on 29 February 1720 in favour of her husband Frederick. Following her husband's accession as King Frederick I, Ulrika Eleonora served as his queen consort until her ...

    • 5 December 1718 – 29 February 1720
    • Frederick I
  2. Nov. 24, 1741, Stockholm (aged 53) Ulrika Eleonora (born Jan. 23, 1688, Stockholm—died Nov. 24, 1741, Stockholm) Swedish queen whose short reign (1718–20) led to Sweden’s Age of Freedom —a 52-year decline of absolutism in favour of parliamentary government. Ulrika Eleonora was a sister of the unmarried king Charles XII; after the death ...

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  3. Ulrika Eleonora of Denmark (11 September 1656 – 26 July 1693) was Queen of Sweden as the wife of King Charles XI.She is often admired for her generosity and charity. The name Ulrike is a Danish version of the name; in Swedish she is called Ulrika Eleonora den äldre (English: Ulrica Eleanor the Elder), to distinguish her from her daughter, the future queen regnant.

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  5. Nov 30, 2015 · Ulrika Eleonora of Sweden was born on 23 January 1688 as the youngest child of Charles XI of Sweden and Ulrika Eleonora of Denmark. She had an older sister and an older brother. Her mother died in 1693, and she and her siblings were raised by their grandmother Hedwig Eleonora of Holstein-Gottorp. Her grandmother thought [read more]

  6. Queen Ulrika Eleonora the Younger. Ulrika Eleonora the Younger married Fredrik of Hesse, later Fredrik I, in 1715. Following the death of Karl XII, she attempted to become regent. The Riksdag initially opposed this. In 1719 she became queen after agreeing to abolish the autocracy, and her coronation took place in Uppsala that same year.

  7. Ulrika Eleonora the younger was a reigning queen of Sweden from 1718–1720. The Crown then transferred to her consort King Fredrik I. Her period of reign marked the beginning of what has come to be known as ‘frihetstiden’ (the Age of Liberty) within Swedish historiography. Ulrika Eleonora the younger was the youngest child of King Karl XI ...

  8. Queen Ulrika Eleonora the Elder. Ulrika Eleonora the Elder was the daughter of Fredrik III of Denmark and Sofia Amalia of Braunschweig-Lüneburg. She was engaged to Karl XI in 1675 for political reasons, but the wedding did not take place until five years later. This confirmed the peace between Sweden and Denmark in 1679.

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