Princess Elisabeth of Brandenburg, Duchess of Brunswick-Calenberg-Göttingen

24 August 1510–25 May 1558 (Age 47)
Cölln, Kreis Bautzen, Saxony, Germany

The Life Summary of Elisabeth

When Princess Elisabeth of Brandenburg, Duchess of Brunswick-Calenberg-Göttingen was born on 24 August 1510, in Cölln, Kreis Bautzen, Saxony, Germany, her father, Joachim I Nestor Elector of Brandenburg, and of Germany, was 26 and her mother, Princess Elisabeth of Denmark, Sweden, and Norway, was 25. She married Count Poppe XVII von Henneberg on 30 May 1546. She died on 25 May 1558, in Ilmenau, Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, Germany, at the age of 47, and was buried in Schleusingen, Hildburghausen, Thuringia, Germany.

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Duke Erich I. of Braunschweig-Calenberg-Göttingen
Princess Elisabeth of Brandenburg, Duchess of Brunswick-Calenberg-Göttingen
Elisabeth von Braunschweig-Kalenberg
Erich II Herzog von Braunschweig-Kalenberg
Anna Maria von Braunschweig-Calenberg-Göttingen
Catherine von Braunschweig-Kalenberg

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Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Korean Kyong, Kyong Suk, Young, Chae, Chi Young, Hang, Kil, Rin, Sang Hun, Chang, Chong, Insoo, Kum, Sun Young, Yom, Young Hwan. Cambodian Kiwan, Oeurn, Phoeun, Pich, Saroeuth, Seung, Sophath, Sophea, Yoeun, Phan, Son. Indian Shanti, Harendra.Indian (Uttar Pradesh): Brahmin name, from Sanskrit om, the Hindu sacred and mystic syllable uttered at the beginning of prayers.Cambodian: written ឱម, corresponding to the exclamation of solemn affirmation, of Sanskrit origin (see 1 above), chanted by Buddhist monks.

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

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  • Elisabeth von Brandenburg, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Elisabeth Brandenburg Duchess of Brunswick-Calenberg;Princess -

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