Elisabeth von Anhalt-Zerbst

25 September 1563–5 October 1607 (Age 44)
Anhalt-Bitterfeld, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany

The Life Summary of Elisabeth

When Elisabeth von Anhalt-Zerbst was born on 25 September 1563, in Anhalt-Bitterfeld, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany, her father, Prinz Joachim Ernst von Anhalt-Zerbst, was 26 and her mother, Gräfin Agnes von Barby-Mühlingen, was 23. She married Johann Georg von Hohenzollern I, Elector Of Brandenburg on 2 November 1577, in Brandenburg, Heiligenbeil, East Prussia, Prussia, German Empire. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 5 October 1607, in Saale-Holzland-Kreis, Thuringia, Germany, at the age of 44, and was buried in Berlin, Klein Bennebek, Schleswig-Flensburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.

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Johann Georg von Hohenzollern I, Elector Of Brandenburg
Elisabeth von Anhalt-Zerbst
Marriage: 2 November 1577
Christian von Hohenzollern Markgraf von Brandenburg-Bayreuth
Princess Magdelena von Brandenburg
Joachim Ernst von Hohenzollern Markgraf von Brandenburg-Ansbach
Agnes von Hohenzollern
Friedrich von Hohenzollern
Elisabeth Sofie von Hohenzollern Prinzessin von Hohenzollern
Dorothea Sibylle von Hohenzollern
Georg Albrecht von Hohenzollern Prinz von Hohenzollern
Prinz Siegmund von Hohenzollern
Johann von Hohenzollern Prinz von Hohenzollern
Johann Georg von Hohenzollern Prinz von Hohenzollern
Maria Eleonora von Hohenzollern

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  • Marriage
    2 November 1577Brandenburg, Heiligenbeil, East Prussia, Prussia, German Empire
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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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    Sources (10)

    • Legacy NFS Source: Elisabeth Princess Of Anhalt [Electress Of Brandenburg] - Published information: birth-name: elizabeth of anhalt-zerbst
    • Norfolk, England, Church of England Baptism, Marriages, and Burials, 1535-1812
    • Hamburg, Germany, Deaths, 1874-1950

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