Dorothea von Sachsen-Lauenburg was born 9 July 1511 in Lauenburg/Elbe to Magnus I. von Sachsen-Lauenburg (1470-1543) and Katharina von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (1488-1563) and died 7 October 1571 in Sønderborg of unspecified causes. She married Christian III of Denmark (1503-1559) 29 October 1525 JL in Lauenburg. 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, France, the United Kingdom, Belgium, Russia, Ukraine, the Czech Republic, Lithuania, Belarus, Italy, Switzerland, Hungary, the Netherlands, Spain, Turkey, the Byzantine Empire.


Offspring of Dorothea von Sachsen-Lauenburg and Christian III of Denmark (1503-1559)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Anna of Denmark (1532-1585) 22 November 1532 Haderslev, Denmark 1 October 1585 Dresden, Saxony, Germany August von Sachsen (1526-1586)

Frederik II of Denmark (1534-1588) 1 July 1534 Haderslev, Denmark 4 April 1588 Antvorskov, Denmark Sophie von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1557-1631)

Magnus King of Livonia (1540-1583)
Johann III. von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Plön (1545-1622) 25 March 1545 Koldinghus 9 October 1622 Glücksburg Elisabeth von Braunschweig-Grubenhagen (1550-1586)
Agnes Hedwig von Anhalt (1573-1616)

Dorothea of Denmark (1546-1617) 6 January 1546 Kolding, Denmark 6 January 1617 Winsen, Germany Wilhelm von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1535-1592)

Common ancestors of Dorothea von Sachsen-Lauenburg (1511-1571) and Christian III of Denmark (1503-1559)

  1. Elisabeth von Bayern-Landshut (1383-1442)
  2. Elisabeth von Meißen (1329-1375)
  3. Frederick II. von Bayern-Landshut (1339-1393)
  4. Friedrich I. von Brandenburg (1372-1440)
  5. Friedrich I. von Sachsen (1370-1428)
  6. Friedrich III von Meißen (1332-1381)
  7. Friedrich V. von Nürnberg (1333-1398)
  8. Heinrich I. der Milde von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (c1365-1416)
  9. Heinrich II. von Holstein-Rendsburg (c1317-aft1384)
  10. Ingeborg zu Mecklenburg (c1340-1395)
  11. Katharina von Anhalt-Bernburg (c1330-1390)
  12. Katharina von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (c1389-1442)
  13. Katharina von Henneberg (c1332-1397)
  14. Maddalena Visconti (c1366-1404)
  15. Magnus II. Torquatus von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (c1328-1373)
  16. Sophie von Pommern (c1365-1406)
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