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, the Byzantine Empire.
|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)|