BiographyAnna zu Bentheim-Tecklenburg was born 4 January 1579 in Tecklenburg to Arnold III. von Bentheim (1554-1606) and Magdalena von Neuenahr (1551-1626) and died 9 December 1624 in Bernburg of unspecified causes. She married Christian I. von Anhalt-Bernburg (1568-1630) 2 July 1595 in Lorbach. Notable ancestors include Charlemagne (747-814), Alfred the Great (849-899), William I of England (1027-1087), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Henry II of England (1133-1189), Rurik (c832-879). Ancestors are from France, the United Kingdom, Germany, Belgium, Italy, Russia, Ukraine, the Czech Republic, Byzantium, Belarus, Hungary, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Spain, the Byzantine Empire.