Christiana von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg

Brief Life History of Christiana

When Christiana von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg was born on 22 September 1634, in Copenhagen, København, Denmark, her father, Philipp von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, was 50 and her mother, Sophie Hedwig von Sachsen-Lauenburg, was 33. She married Herzog Christian I "der Ältere" von Sachsen-Merseburg on 9 November 1650, in Dresden, Saxony, Germany. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 20 May 1701, in Kreis Delitzsch, Saxony, Germany, at the age of 66, and was buried in Merseburg, Merseburg (Saale), Merseburg-Querfurt, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany.

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Family Time Line

Herzog Christian I "der Ältere" von Sachsen-Merseburg
1615–1691
Christiana von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg
1634–1701
Marriage: 9 November 1650
Magdalena Sophgia von Sachsen-Merseburg
1651–1675
Johann Georg von Sachsen-Merseburg
1652–1654
Christian II von Sachsen-Merseburg
1653–1694
August von Sachsen-Merseburg-Zörbig
1655–1715
totgeboren von Sachsen-Merseburg
1656–
Philipp von Sachsen-Merseburg-Lauchstatt
1657–1690
Christiane von Sachsen Princess of Saxe-Merseburg
1659–1679
Sofia Edviges De Saxe-Merseburgo
1660–1686
Henry Duke Of Saxe-Spremberg
1661–1738
Moritz von Sachsen-Merseburg
1662–1664
Sibylle Marie von Sachsen-Merseburg
1667–1693

Sources (5)

  • Christina von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Princess
  • Christiana

World Events (1)

1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World

The Royal Danish Naval Academy was established in 1701 to educate then commission all officers into the Royal Danish Navy. It is the oldest, still-existing, officers' academy in the world.

Name Meaning

Altered form of Welsh Vaughan .

Chinese: variant of Wong .

Cambodian: written វ៉ុន, unexplained.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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