Dorothea Hedwig von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel was born 3 February 1587 in Wolfenbüttel to Heinrich Julius von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (1564-1613) and Dorothea von Sachsen (1563-1587) and died 16 October 1609 in Zerbst of unspecified causes. She married Rudolf von Anhalt-Zerbst (1576-1621) 29 December 1605 in Wolfenbüttel. 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, Denmark, France, the United Kingdom, Poland, Austria, Belgium, Russia, Ukraine, the Czech Republic, Lithuania, Belarus, Italy, Switzerland, Bohemia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Hungary, the Netherlands, Turkey, the Byzantine Empire.


Offspring of Dorothea Hedwig von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel and Rudolf von Anhalt-Zerbst (1576-1621)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Dorothea von Anhalt-Zerbst (1607-1634) 25 September 1607 Coswig 26 September 1634 Hitzacker August II. von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (1579-1666)

Eleonore von Anhalt-Zerbst (1608-1681) 10 November 1608 Zerbst 2 November 1681 Osterholm Friedrich von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Norburg (1581-1658)

Common ancestors of Dorothea Hedwig von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (1587-1609) and Rudolf von Anhalt-Zerbst (1576-1621)

  1. Casimir IV of Poland (1427-1492)
  2. Christian I of Denmark (1426-1481)
  3. Christina von Sachsen (1461-1521)
  4. Dorothea von Brandenburg (1430-1495)
  5. Elisabeth of Denmark (1485-1555)
  6. Elisabeth von Bayern-Landshut (1419-1451)
  7. Elisabeth von Habsburg (1436-1505)
  8. Elisabeth von Habsburg (1437-1505)
  9. George of Poděbrady (1420-1471)
  10. Hans of Denmark (1455-1513)
  11. Heinrich von Württemberg (1448-1519)
  12. Joachim I. Nestor von Brandenburg (1484-1535)
  13. Johann Cicero von Brandenburg (1455-1499)
  14. Margarete von Sachsen (1449-1501)
  15. Ulrich V. von Württemberg-Stuttgart (1413-1480)

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