Sophia Magdalena of Denmark

Sophia Magdalena of Denmark and the Munck affair

Sophia Magdalena of Denmark was born on 3 July 1746 as the daughter of King Frederick V of Denmark and Louise of Great Britain. At the age of five, she was betrothed to the future King Gustav III of Sweden. They finally married on 1 October 1766 by proxy and on 4 November 1766 in person. When Gustav’s father King Adolf Frederick of Sweden died [read more]