Adolf von Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorf (1526-1586)

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Adolf von Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorf, Herzog von Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorf, was born 25 January 1526 in Flensburg to Frederick Oldenburg (1471-1533) and Sophia von Pommern (1498-1568) and died 1 October 1586 in Gottorf Castle of unspecified causes. He married Christine von Hessen (1543-1604) 16 December 1564 JL in Gottorf Castle. Notable ancestors include Charlemagne (747-814), Alfred the Great (849-899), Henry II of England (1133-1189), William I of England (1027-1087), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Rurik (c832-879). Ancestors are from Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Poland, Austria, Lithuania, Belarus, Bohemia, Belgium, Italy, Russia, Ukraine, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, Switzerland, Hungary, Spain, the Netherlands, Turkey.


Offspring of Adolf von Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorf and Christine von Hessen (1543-1604)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Friedrich II. von Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorf (1568-1587)
Sophia von Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorf (1569-1634) 31 May 1569 Schloß Gottorf, Germany 14 November 1634 Lübz, Germany Johann VII. von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1558-1592)

Philipp von Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorf (1570-1590)
Christina von Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorf (1573-1625) 13 April 1573 Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany 8 December 1625 Mariefred, Sweden Karl IX of Sweden (1550-1611)

Elisabeth von Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorf (1574-1587)
Johann Adolf von Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorf (1575-1616) 27 February 1575 Gottorf Castle 31 March 1616 Gottorf Castle Augusta of Denmark (1580-1639)

Anna von Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorf (1575-1610) 27 February 1575 24 April 1610 Enno III. von Ostfriesland (1563-1625)

Christian von Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorf (1576-1577)
Agnes von Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorf (1578-1627)
Johann Friedrich von Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorf (1579-1634)

Common ancestors of Adolf von Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorf (1526-1586) and Christine von Hessen (1543-1604)

  1. Albrecht II von Habsburg (1397-1439)
  2. Albrecht IV. von Habsburg (1377-1404)
  3. Algirdas (1296-1377)
  4. Barbara of Cilli (1392-1451)
  5. Bogislaw IX. von Pommern (c1408-1446)
  6. Casimir IV of Poland (1427-1492)
  7. Elisabeth von Bayern-Landshut (1383-1442)
  8. Elisabeth von Habsburg (1436-1505)
  9. Elisabeth von Habsburg (1437-1505)
  10. Elisabeth von Luxemburg (1409-1442)
  11. Erich II. von Pommern-Wolgast (1425-1474)
  12. Friedrich I. von Brandenburg (1372-1440)
  13. Joanna Sophia von Wittelsbach (c1373-1410)
  14. Maria of Mazovia (c1410-1450)
  15. Sigismund, Holy Roman Emperor (1368-1437)
  16. Sophia von Pommern (c1435-1497)
  17. Sophie von Sachsen-Lauenburg (c1395-1462)
  18. Uliana of Tver (c1325-1392)
  19. Wartislaw IX. von Pommern (c1400-1457)
  20. Wladyslaw II Jagiellon (c1362-1434)

second cousin

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