Friedrich III. von der Pfalz, Pfalzgraf von Simmern-Sponheim, Kurfürst von der Pfalz, was born 14 February 1515 in Simmern, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany to Johann II. von Pfalz-Simmern (1492-1557) and Beatrix von Baden-Baden (1492-1535) and died 26 October 1576 in Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany of unspecified causes. He married Maria von Brandenburg-Kulmbach (1519-1567) 12 June 1537 JL in Crailsheim, Baden-Württemberg, 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, Switzerland, Lithuania, Italy, Belarus, Russia, the Netherlands, Spain, Portugal, Belgium, Ukraine, Hungary, the Czech Republic, England, Turkey, the Byzantine Empire.


Offspring of Friedrich III. von der Pfalz and Maria von Brandenburg-Kulmbach (1519-1567)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Alberte von der Pfalz (1538-1553)
Ludwig VI. von der Pfalz (1539-1583) 4 July 1539 Simmern, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany 12 October 1583 Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany Elisabeth von Hessen (1539-1582)
Anna von Ostfriesland (1562-1621)

Elisabeth von der Pfalz (1540-1594) 30 June 1540 Birkenfeld, Germany 8 May 1594 Wiener Neustadt, Austria Johann Friedrich II. von Sachsen (1529-1595)

Hermann von der Pfalz (1541-1556)
Johann Kasimir von Pfalz-Simmern (1543-1592) 7 March 1543 16 January 1592 Elisabeth von Sachsen (1552-1590)

Dorothea Susanna von Pfalz-Simmern (1544-1592) 15 November 1544 Simmern, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany 8 April 1592 Weimar, Thuringia, Germany Johann Wilhelm I. von Sachsen-Weimar-Coburg (1530-1573)

Albert von der Pfalz (1546-1547)
Anna Elisabeth von der Pfalz (1549-1609)
Christof von der Pfalz (1551-1574)
Karl von der Pfalz (1552-1555)
Kunigunde Jakobäa von Pfalz (1556-1586) 9 October 1556 6 January 1586 Johann VI. von Nassau-Dillenburg (1535-1606)

Common ancestors of Friedrich III. von der Pfalz (1515-1576) and Maria von Brandenburg-Kulmbach (1519-1567)

  1. Alexandra of Lithuania (c1368-1434)
  2. Cymburgis of Mazovia (c1394-1429)
  3. Ernst von Habsburg (1377-1424)
  4. Leopold III. von Habsburg (1351-1386)
  5. Siemowit IV of Mazovia (c1353-1426)
  6. Viridis Visconti (c1352-1414)

Footnotes (including sources)

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