Louisa of Prussia (1776-1810), the daughter of Charles of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, was born in
Hanover. In 1793 she married the Crown Prince of Prussia, afterwards Frederick William III., and was the mother of Frederick William IV. and the Emperor William. She had great qualities of mind and body, and was very popular. After the battle of Jena her active patriotism was especially conspicuous, as was her bearing in the face of Napoleon's insulting accusations. She is commemorated by a statue and monument at Charlottenburg, and gives her name to a Prussian order.