Dorothea Herzogin von Brandenburg-Ansbach Prinzessin von Dänemark und Norwegen Herzogin von Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorf von Oldenburg

11 August 1504–18 November 1575 (Age 71)
Slesvig, Denmark

The Life Summary of Dorothea Herzogin von Brandenburg-Ansbach Prinzessin von Dänemark und Norwegen Herzogin von Schleswi

When Dorothea Herzogin von Brandenburg-Ansbach Prinzessin von Dänemark und Norwegen Herzogin von Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorf von Oldenburg was born on 11 August 1504, in Slesvig, Denmark, her mother, Ursula Of Hohenzollern Princess of Brandenburg, was 15 and her father, Henry V Von Mecklenburg Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, was 25. She married Herzog von Preußen Albrecht von Hohenzollern Brandenburg Ansbach on 12 February 1526, in Königsberg, East Prussia, Prussia, German Empire. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 18 November 1575, in Königsberg, East Prussia, Prussia, at the age of 71, and was buried in Güstrow, Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Germany.

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Family Time Line

Herzog von Preußen Albrecht von Hohenzollern Brandenburg Ansbach
1490–1568
Dorothea Herzogin von Brandenburg-Ansbach Prinzessin von Dänemark und Norwegen Herzogin von Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorf von Oldenburg
1504–1575
Marriage: 12 February 1526
Anna Sophia von Hohenzollern
1527–1591
Katharine von Hohenzollern
1528–1528
Friedrich Albrecht von Hohenzollern
1529–1530
Lucia Dorothea von Hohenzollern
1531–1532
Lucia von Hohenzollern
1537–1539
Albrecht von Hohenzollern
1539–1539

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 February 1526Königsberg, East Prussia, Prussia, German Empire
  • Children

    (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    World Events (3)

    1524
    Age 20
    Treaty of Malmo. Denmark confirms Swedish independence under Gustavus Vasa.
    1536
    Age 32
    Denmark adopts Lutheranism as the state religion.
    1563
    Age 59
    Seven Year War begins. Fought between Sweden and Denmark.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Erwin, Fritz, Otto, Claus, Hans, Jurgen, Ruediger.North German, Dutch, Danish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from Oldenburg, the capital of the former principality of the same name, from the weak dative case (originally used after a preposition and article) of Middle Low German ald, old ‘old’ + burg ‘fortress, fortified town’.

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

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