Christian III Oldenburg of Denmark was born 12 August 1503 in Gottorf Castle to Frederick Oldenburg (1471-1533) and Anna von Brandenburg (1487-1514) and died 1 January 1559 in Kolding of unspecified causes. He married Dorothea von Sachsen-Lauenburg (1511-1571) 29 October 1525 JL in Lauenburg. 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, Austria, Italy, Switzerland, Spain, Russia, Ukraine, Hungary, Belgium, Bohemia, Slovakia, Slovenia, the Czech Republic, Belarus, the Netherlands, Poland, Lithuania, Turkey.


Offspring of Christian III Oldenburg of Denmark and Dorothea von Sachsen-Lauenburg (1511-1571)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Anna of Denmark (1532-1585) 22 November 1532 Haderslev, Denmark 1 October 1585 Dresden, Saxony, Germany August von Sachsen (1526-1586)

Frederik II of Denmark (1534-1588) 1 July 1534 Haderslev, Denmark 4 April 1588 Antvorskov, Denmark Sophie von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1557-1631)

Magnus, King Of Livonia (1540-1583)
Johann III. von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Plön (1545-1622) 25 March 1545 Koldinghus 9 October 1622 Glücksburg Elisabeth von Braunschweig-Grubenhagen (1550-1586)
Agnes Hedwig von Anhalt (1573-1616)

Dorothea of Denmark (1546-1617) 6 January 1546 Kolding, Denmark 6 January 1617 Winsen, Germany Wilhelm von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1535-1592)

Common ancestors of Christian III of Denmark (1503-1559) and Dorothea von Sachsen-Lauenburg (1511-1571)

  1. Elisabeth von Bayern-Landshut (1383-1442)
  2. Elisabeth von Meißen (1329-1375)
  3. Frederick II. von Bayern-Landshut (1339-1393)
  4. Friedrich I. von Brandenburg (1372-1440)
  5. Friedrich I. von Sachsen (1370-1428)
  6. Friedrich III von Meißen (1332-1381)
  7. Friedrich V. von Nürnberg (1333-1398)
  8. Heinrich I. der Milde von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (c1365-1416)
  9. Heinrich II. von Holstein-Rendsburg (c1317-aft1384)
  10. Ingeborg zu Mecklenburg (c1340-1395)
  11. Katharina von Anhalt-Bernburg (c1330-1390)
  12. Katharina von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (c1389-1442)
  13. Katharina von Henneberg (c1332-1397)
  14. Maddalena Visconti (c1366-1404)
  15. Magnus II. Torquatus von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (c1328-1373)
  16. Sophie von Pommern (c1365-1406)
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