Dorothea Wilhelmine von Sachsen-Zeitz was born 20 March 1691 in Bad Elster, Saxony, Germany to Moritz Wilhelm von Sachsen-Zeitz (1664-1718) and Maria Amalia von Brandenburg-Schwedt (1670-1739) and died 17 March 1743 in Kassel, Hesse, Germany of unspecified causes. She married Wilhelm VIII. von Hessen-Kassel (1682-1760) 27 September 1717 in Zeitz, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. 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), Willem van Oranje (1533-1584), Rurik (c832-879). Ancestors are from Germany, Denmark, France, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Russia, Poland, the Czech Republic, Spain, Hungary, Belgium, Austria, Switzerland, Lithuania, Belarus, Ukraine, Italy, Bohemia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Portugal, England, Turkey, the Byzantine Empire.


Offspring of Dorothea Wilhelmine von Sachsen-Zeitz and Wilhelm VIII. von Hessen-Kassel (1682-1760)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Karl von Hessen-Kassel (1718-1719)
Friedrich II. von Hessen-Kassel (1720-1785) 14 August 1720 Kassel 31 October 1785 Schloss Weissenstein Mary of Great Britain (1723-1772)
Philippine Auguste Amalie von Brandenburg-Schwedt (1745-1800)

Marie Amalie von Hessen-Kassel (1721-1744)

Common ancestors of Dorothea Wilhelmine von Sachsen-Zeitz (1691-1743) and Wilhelm VIII. von Hessen-Kassel (1682-1760)

  1. Albrecht Friedrich von Preußen (1553-1618)
  2. Albrecht von Brandenburg-Ansbach (1490-1568)
  3. Anna Maria von Braunschweig-Calenberg-Göttingen (1532-1568)
  4. Anna von Preußen (1576-1625)
  5. Charlotte de Bourbon (1547-1582)
  6. Elisabeth Charlotte von der Pfalz (1597-1660)
  7. Elisabeth von Hessen (1539-1582)
  8. Friedrich IV. von der Pfalz (1574-1610)
  9. Georg Wilhelm von Brandenburg (1595-1640)
  10. Joachim III. Frederick von Brandenburg (1546-1608)
  11. Johann Sigismund von Brandenburg (1572-1620)
  12. Katharina von Brandenburg-Küstrin (1549-1602)
  13. Louise Juliana van Nassau (1576-1644)
  14. Ludwig VI. von der Pfalz (1539-1583)
  15. Maria von Österreich (1531-1581)
  16. Marie Eleonore von Jülich-Kleve-Berg (1550-1608)
  17. Wilhelm von Jülich-Kleve-Berg (1516-1592)
  18. Willem van Oranje (1533-1584)

second cousin

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