Dorothea von Pfalz-Simmern was born 6 January 1581 to Johann Kasimir von Pfalz-Simmern (1543-1592) and Elisabeth von Sachsen (1552-1590) and died 18 September 1631 of unspecified causes. She married Johann Georg I. von Anhalt-Dessau (1567-1618) 21 February 1595 . 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, Austria, Poland, Belgium, Spain, Switzerland, Lithuania, Italy, Belarus, Russia, Bohemia, the Netherlands, Slovakia, Slovenia, Hungary, Ukraine, the Czech Republic, Portugal, England, Turkey, the Byzantine Empire.

Offspring of Johann Georg I. von Anhalt-Dessau and Dorothea von Pfalz-Simmern (1581-1631)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Johann Kasimir von Anhalt-Dessau (1596-1660) 7 September 1596 Dessau, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany 15 September 1660 Dessau, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany Agnes von Hessen-Kassel (1606-1650)
Sofie Margarete von Anhalt-Bernburg (1615-1673)

Anne Elisabeth von Anhalt-Dessau (1598-1660)
Friedrich Moritz von Anhalt-Dessau (1600-1610)
Eleonore Dorothea von Anhalt-Dessau (1602-1664) 6 February 1602 Dessau, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany 26 December 1664 Weimar, Thuringia, Germany Wilhelm IV. von Sachsen-Weimar (1598-1662)

Sibylle Christine von Anhalt-Dessau (1603-1686)
Heinrich Waldemar von Anhalt-Dessau (1604-1606)
Georg Aribert von Anhalt-Dessau (1606-1643)
Kunigunde Juliane von Anhalt-Dessau (c1607-1683)
Susanna Margarete von Anhalt-Dessau (1610-1663)
Dorothea von Anhalt-Dessau (1612-1695) 24 March 1612 26 April 1695 Moritz zu Bentheim-Tecklenburg (1615-1674)

Eva Katharine von Anhalt-Dessau (1613-1679)

Namesakes of Dorothea von Pfalz-Simmern (1581-1631)

 Birth placeDeath placeFatherMotherJoined with
Dorothea von Pfalz-Simmern (1581-1631)Johann Kasimir von Pfalz-Simmern (1543-1592)Elisabeth von Sachsen (1552-1590)Johann Georg I. von Anhalt-Dessau (1567-1618)
Dorothea Katharina von Pfalz-Zweibrücken-Birkenfeld (1634-1715)BischweilerNeunkirchenChristian I. von Pfalz-Zweibrücken-Bischweiler (1598-1654)Magdalene Katharine von Pfalz-Zweibrücken (1607-1648)Johann Ludwig von Nassau-Ottweiler (1625-1690)
Dorothea von Pfalz-Neuburg (1670-1748)Neuburg an der DonauParmaPhilipp Wilhelm von der Pfalz (1615-1690)Elisabeth Amalie von Hessen-Darmstadt (1635-1709)Odoardo II Farnese (1666-1693) + Francesco I Maria Farnese (1678-1727)

Common ancestors of Dorothea von Pfalz-Simmern (1581-1631) and Johann Georg I. von Anhalt-Dessau (1567-1618)

  1. Albrecht III. Achilles von Brandenburg (1414-1486)
  2. Christian I of Denmark (1426-1481)
  3. Dorothea von Brandenburg (1430-1495)
  4. George of Poděbrady (1420-1471)
  5. Johann Cicero von Brandenburg (1455-1499)
  6. Margarete von Sachsen (1449-1501)

Noteworthy descendants include

  1. Johan Willem Friso van Nassau-Dietz (1687-1711)

Footnotes (including sources)

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