Dorothea von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel was born 8 July 1596 in Wolfenbüttel, Lower Saxony, Germany to Heinrich Julius von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (1564-1613) and Elisabeth of Denmark (1573-1625) and died 1 September 1643 in Halle, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany of unspecified causes. She married Christian Wilhelm von Brandenburg (1587-1665) 1 January 1615 in Wolfenbüttel, Lower Saxony, 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), 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 Christian Wilhelm von Brandenburg and Dorothea von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (1596-1643)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Sofie Elisabeth von Brandenburg (1616-1650) 1 February 1616 Halle, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany 16 March 1650 Schloß Altenburg, Altenburg, Thuringia, Germany Friedrich Wilhelm II. von Sachsen-Altenburg (1603-1669)

Common ancestors of Dorothea von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (1596-1643) and Christian Wilhelm von Brandenburg (1587-1665)

  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. Elisabeth zu Stolberg-Wernigerode (-c1520)
  10. Erich II. von Pommern-Wolgast (1425-1474)
  11. Eva von Salm (c1468-1521)
  12. Hans of Denmark (1455-1513)
  13. Heinrich I. von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (1463-1514)
  14. Heinrich II. von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (1489-1568)
  15. Heinrich von Württemberg (1448-1519)
  16. Joachim I. Nestor von Brandenburg (1484-1535)
  17. Joachim II. Hector von Brandenburg (1505-1571)
  18. Johann Cicero von Brandenburg (1455-1499)
  19. Johann V. von Salm (c1420-1485)
  20. Katharina von Pommern (1465-1526)
  21. Margarete von Sachsen (1449-1501)
  22. Maria von Württemberg (1496-1541)
  23. Sophia von Pommern (c1435-1497)
  24. Ulrich V. von Württemberg-Stuttgart (1413-1480)
  25. Wilhelm II. von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (c1425-1503)

second cousin

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