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.


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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