Friedrich Franz III. von Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Großherzog von Mecklenburg-Schwerin, was born 19 March 1851 in Ludwigslust, Germany to Friedrich Franz II. zu Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1823-1883) and Auguste Reuß zu Schleiz-Köstritz (1822-1862) and died 10 April 1897 in Cannes, France of unspecified causes. He married Anastasia of Russia (1860-1922) 24 January 1879 in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Notable ancestors include Gustav I of Sweden (1496-1560), Henry II of England (1133-1189), William I of England (1027-1087), Charlemagne (747-814), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Alfred the Great (849-899), Robert I of Scotland (1274-1329), Willem van Oranje (1533-1584), Rurik (c832-879). Ancestors are from Germany, Sweden, Denmark, France, the United Kingdom, Russia, the Czech Republic, Spain, Hungary, Belgium, Scotland, England, the Netherlands, Belarus, Ukraine, Poland, Austria, Lithuania, Bohemia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Switzerland, Portugal, Italy, Israel, Ireland, Turkey, the Byzantine Empire.


Offspring of Friedrich Franz III. von Mecklenburg-Schwerin and Anastasia of Russia (1860-1922)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Alexandrine von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1879-1952) 24 December 1879 Schwerin, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany 28 December 1952 Copenhagen, Denmark Christian X of Denmark (1870-1947)

Friedrich Franz IV. von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1882-1945) 9 April 1882 Palermo, Sicily, Italy 17 November 1945 Flensburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany Alexandra von Hannover (1882-1963)

Cecilie von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1886-1954) 20 September 1886 Schwerin, Germany 6 May 1954 Bad Kissingen, Germany Wilhelm von Preußen (1882-1951)

Common ancestors of Friedrich Franz III. von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1851-1897) and Anastasia of Russia (1860-1922)

  1. August Wilhelm von Preußen (1722-1758)
  2. Catherine II of Russia (1729-1796)
  3. Elisabeth Albertine von Sachsen-Hildburghausen (1713-1761)
  4. Friederike Dorothea Sophie von Brandenburg-Schwedt (1736-1798)
  5. Friederike Luise von Hessen-Darmstadt (1751-1805)
  6. Friederike von Hessen-Darmstadt (1751-1805)
  7. Friederike von Hessen-Darmstadt (1752-1782)
  8. Friedrich II. Eugen von Württemberg (1732-1797)
  9. Friedrich Wilhelm II. von Preußen (1744-1797)
  10. Friedrich Wilhelm III. von Preußen (1770-1840)
  11. Georg Wilhelm von Hessen-Darmstadt (1722-1782)
  12. Henriette Karoline von Pfalz-Zweibrücken (1721-1774)
  13. Karl I. von Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1708-1752)
  14. Karl II. von Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1741-1816)
  15. Ludwig IX. von Hessen-Darmstadt (1719-1790)
  16. Luise Amalie von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (1722-1780)
  17. Luise von Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1776-1810)
  18. Maria Luise Albertine von Leiningen-Dagsburg-Heidesheim (1729-1818)
  19. Paul I of Russia (1754-1801)
  20. Peter III of Russia (1728-1762)
  21. Sophia Dorothea von Württemberg (1759-1828)

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