Christine von Sachsen was born 25 December 1505 in Dresden, Saxony, Germany to Georg der Bärtige von Sachsen (1471-1539) and Barbara of Poland (1478-1534) and died 15 April 1549 in Kassel, Hesse, Germany of unspecified causes. She married Philipp I. von Hessen (1504-1567) 11 December 1523 JL in Dresden, Saxony, Germany. Notable ancestors include Henry II of England (1133-1189), William I of England (1027-1087), Charlemagne (747-814), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Alfred the Great (849-899), Rurik (c832-879). Ancestors are from Germany, Poland, Austria, France, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Lithuania, Belgium, Russia, Ukraine, the Czech Republic, Italy, Belarus, Bohemia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Hungary, the Netherlands, Spain, Turkey, the Byzantine Empire.


Offspring of Christine von Sachsen and Philipp I. von Hessen (1504-1567)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Agnes von Hessen (1527-1555) 31 May 1527 Marburg, Germany 4 November 1555 Weimar, Germany Moritz von Sachsen (1521-1553)
Johann Friedrich II. von Sachsen (1529-1595)

Anna von Hessen (1529-1591) 26 October 1529 Kassel, Germany 10 July 1591 Meisenheim, Germany Wolfgang von Pfalz-Zweibrücken (1526-1569)

Wilhelm IV. von Hessen-Kassel (1532-1592) 24 June 1532 Kassel, Germany 25 August 1592 Kassel, Germany Sabine von Württemberg (1549-1581)

Philipp Ludwig von Hessen (1534-1535)
Barbara von Hessen (1536-1597) 8 April 1536 Kassel 8 June 1597 Schloß Waldeck Georg I. von Württemberg-Mömpelgard (1498-1558)
Daniel von Waldeck-Wildungen (1530-1577)

Ludwig IV. von Hessen-Marburg (1537-1604)
Elisabeth von Hessen (1539-1582) 13 February 1539 Kassel 14 March 1582 Heidelberg Ludwig VI. von der Pfalz (1539-1583)

Philipp II. von Hessen-Rheinfels (1541-1583)
Christine von Hessen (1543-1604) 29 June 1543 Kassel 13 May 1604 Kiel Adolf von Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorf (1526-1586)

Georg I. von Hessen-Darmstadt (1547-1596) 10 September 1547 Kassel, Hesse, Germany 7 February 1596 Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany Magdalena zur Lippe (1552-1587)
Eleonore von Württemberg (1552-1618)

Common ancestors of Christine von Sachsen (1505-1549) and Philipp I. von Hessen (1504-1567)

  1. Alexandra of Lithuania (c1368-1434)
  2. Friedrich I. von Sachsen (1370-1428)
  3. Friedrich III von Meißen (1332-1381)
  4. Heinrich I. der Milde von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (c1365-1416)
  5. Katharina von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (c1389-1442)
  6. Katharina von Henneberg (c1332-1397)
  7. Siemowit IV of Mazovia (c1353-1426)
  8. Sophie von Pommern (c1365-1406)

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