BiographyChristof von Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Herzog zu Mecklenburg, Administrator zu Ratzeburg, was born 30 June 1537 in Augsburg, Bavaria, Germany to Albrecht VII. von Mecklenburg-Güstrow (1488-1547) and Anna von Brandenburg (1507-1567) and died 4 March 1592 in Kloster Tempzin, Brüel, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany of unspecified causes. He married Dorothea of Denmark (1528-1575) 27 October 1573 JL in Kolding, Denmark. He married Elisabet of Sweden (1549-1597) 1581 JL in Stockholm, Sweden. 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, Denmark, France, the United Kingdom, Austria, Italy, Belgium, Russia, Ukraine, the Czech Republic, Lithuania, Belarus, Switzerland, Spain, Hungary, Bohemia, Slovakia, Slovenia, the Netherlands, Poland, Turkey.
|Offspring of Christof von Mecklenburg-Schwerin and Elisabet of Sweden (1549-1597)|
|Margarethe Elisabeth von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1584-1616)||11 July 1584 Schönberg||16 November 1616 Güstrow|| Johann Albrecht II. von Mecklenburg-Güstrow (1590-1636)|