Sophia, Electress of Hanover
(1630–1714)
Daughter of Frederick V and Elizabeth Stuart (daughter of James I of England), Sophia was the mother of George I of England. Her sister was Elizabeth of Bohemia and she was a distinguished scholar in her own right. She is known in philosophy as a close friend and patron of Leibniz, whose main employment was at the Hanover court.

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