Ernst I. von Braunschweig-Lüneburg, Herzog zu Braunschweig-Lüneburg, Fürst von Lüneburg, was born 15 June 1497 in Uelzen, Lower Saxony, Germany to Heinrich I. von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1468-1532) and Margarete von Sachsen (1469-1528) and died 11 January 1546 in Celle, Lower Saxony, Germany of unspecified causes. He married Sophie von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1508-1541) 2 June 1528 JL in Schwerin, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany. 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, Austria, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Lithuania, Belgium, Russia, Ukraine, the Czech Republic, Italy, Belarus, Hungary, Spain, Turkey.


Offspring of Ernst I. von Braunschweig-Lüneburg and Sophie von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1508-1541)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Franz Otto von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1530-1559)
Friedrich von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1532-1553)
Heinrich von Braunschweig-Dannenberg (1533-1598) 4 June 1533 Celle, Lower Saxony, Germany 19 January 1598 Dannenberg, Lower Saxony, Germany Ursula von Sachsen-Lauenburg (1552-1620)

Margarete von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1534-1596) 12 July 1534 24 September 1596 Marburg, Hesse, Germany Johann von Mansfeld zu Hinter-Ort (1532-1567)

Wilhelm von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1535-1592) 4 July 1535 20 August 1592 Celle Dorothea of Denmark (1546-1617)

Ursule von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1536-1538)
Katharine von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1537-1540)
Elisabeth Ursula von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1539-1586) 1539 3 September 1586 Detmold, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany Otto IV. von Holstein-Schauenburg (1517-1576)

Magdalene Sofie von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1540-1586)
Sofie von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1541-1631)

Common ancestors of Ernst I. von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1497-1546) and Sophie von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1508-1541)

  1. Alexandra of Lithuania (c1368-1434)
  2. Elisabeth von Bayern-Landshut (1383-1442)
  3. Elisabeth von Meißen (1329-1375)
  4. Frederick II. von Bayern-Landshut (1339-1393)
  5. Friedrich I. von Brandenburg (1372-1440)
  6. Friedrich I. von Sachsen (1370-1428)
  7. Friedrich III von Meißen (1332-1381)
  8. Friedrich V. von Nürnberg (1333-1398)
  9. Heinrich I. der Milde von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (c1365-1416)
  10. Katharina von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (c1389-1442)
  11. Katharina von Henneberg (c1332-1397)
  12. Maddalena Visconti (c1366-1404)
  13. Siemowit IV of Mazovia (c1353-1426)
  14. Sophie von Pommern (c1365-1406)

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