Benedikta Henriette Philippine von Pfalz-Simmern was born 23 July 1652 in Paris, France to Eduard von der Pfalz (1625-1663) and Anna Gonzaga (1616-1684) and died 12 August 1730 in Asnières-sur-Seine, France of unspecified causes. She married Johann Friedrich von Braunschweig-Calenberg (1625-1679) 30 November 1668 in Hanover, Germany. Notable ancestors include Charlemagne (747-814), William I of England (1027-1087), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Henry II of England (1133-1189), Alfred the Great (849-899), Willem van Oranje (1533-1584), Rurik (c832-879), Robert I of Scotland (1274-1329). Ancestors are from the Netherlands, Germany, the United Kingdom, Denmark, England, France, Belgium, Spain, Poland, Austria, Portugal, Hungary, Italy, Russia, Ukraine, Switzerland, Lithuania, Belarus, Bohemia, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, Israel, Ireland, Scotland, Turkey, the Byzantine Empire.


Offspring of Johann Friedrich von Braunschweig-Calenberg and Benedikta Henriette Philippine von Pfalz-Simmern (1652-1730)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Anne Sophie von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1670-1672)
Charlotte Felicitas von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1671-1710) 8 March 1671 Hanover, Lower Saxony, Germany 29 September 1710 Ducal Palace, Modena, Italy Rinaldo d'Este (1655-1737)

Henriette Marie von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1672-1757)
Amalia Wilhelmine von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1673-1742) 21 April 1673 Hanover, Lower Saxony, Germany 10 April 1742 Vienna, Austria Joseph I, Holy Roman Emperor (1678-1711)

Common ancestors of Benedikta Henriette Philippine von Pfalz-Simmern (1652-1730) and Johann Friedrich von Braunschweig-Calenberg (1625-1679)

  1. Christian III of Denmark (1503-1559)
  2. Christine von Sachsen (1505-1549)
  3. Dorothea von Sachsen-Lauenburg (1511-1571)
  4. Philipp I. von Hessen (1504-1567)

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