Katherina Elisabeth von Braunschweig-Lüneburg

Brief Life History of Katherina Elisabeth

When Katherina Elisabeth von Braunschweig-Lüneburg was born in 1367, in Wolfenbüttel, Wolfenbüttel, Brunswick, Germany, her father, Herzog Magnus II, " Torquatus" von Braunschweig-Lüneburg, was 39 and her mother, Catherine of Anhalt-Bernburg, was 35. She married Gerhard VI Count of Holstein-Rendsburg in 1395. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 3 April 1423, in Wolfenbüttel, Brunswick, Germany, at the age of 56, and was buried in Hanover, Prussia, Germany.

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Family Time Line

Gerhard VI Count of Holstein-Rendsburg
1367–1404
Katherina Elisabeth von Braunschweig-Lüneburg
1367–1423
Marriage: 1395
Heinrich IV, Count Of Holstein
1397–1427
Johann Count Of Oldenburg
1398–
Ingeborg, Countess Of Holstein
1398–1468
Helvig of Schauenburg
1400–1436
Anna Countess Of Oldenburg
1400–1438
Adolf von Schleswig VIII
1401–1459
Gerhard von Holstein-Schauenburg VII
1404–1433

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  • Runeberg Elisabeth
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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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