Georg Wilhelm von Brandenburg, Kurfürst von Brandenburg, Markgraf von Brandenburg, Herzog von Preußen, was born 13 November 1595 in Berlin, Germany to Johann Sigismund von Brandenburg (1572-1620) and Anna von Preußen (1576-1625) and died 1 December 1640 in Königsberg, Russia (Prussia) of unspecified causes. He married Elisabeth Charlotte von der Pfalz (1597-1660) 24 July 1616 in Heidelberg, 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, Denmark, France, the United Kingdom, Russia, the Czech Republic, Spain, Hungary, Belgium, Poland, Austria, Switzerland, Lithuania, Belarus, Bohemia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Italy, Ukraine, the Netherlands, Portugal, England, Turkey, the Byzantine Empire.


Offspring of Johann Sigismund von Brandenburg and Anna von Preußen (1576-1625)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Georg Wilhelm von Brandenburg (1595-1640) 13 November 1595 Berlin, Germany 1 December 1640 Königsberg, Russia (Prussia) Elisabeth Charlotte von der Pfalz (1597-1660)

Anna Sophia von Brandenburg (1598-29)
Maria Eleonora von Brandenburg (1599-1655) 21 November 1599 Königsberg (Prussia) 28 March 1655 Stockholm, Sweden Gustav II Adolf of Sweden (1594-1632)

Katharine von Brandenburg (1602-1644)
Joachim Sigismund von Brandenburg (1603-1625)
Agnes von Brandenburg (1606-1607)
Johann Friedrich von Brandenburg (1607-1608)
Albrecht Christian von Brandenburg (1609-1609)


Offspring of Georg Wilhelm von Brandenburg and Elisabeth Charlotte von der Pfalz (1597-1660)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Luise Charlotte von Brandenburg (1617-1676) 3 September 1617 Berlin, Germany 19 August 1676 Mitau, Latvia Jakob Kettler von Kurland (1610-1682)

Friedrich Wilhelm I. von Brandenburg (1620-1688) 16 February 1620 Berlin, Germany 9 May 1688 Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany Louise Henriëtte van Nassau (1627-1667)
Dorothea Sophie von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg (1636-1689)

Hedwig Sophie von Brandenburg (1623-1683) 4 July 1623 Berlin, Germany 16 June 1683 Schmalkalden, Germany Wilhelm VI. von Hessen-Kassel (1629-1663)

Johann Sigismund von Brandenburg (1624-1624)

Common ancestors of Georg Wilhelm von Brandenburg (1595-1640) and Elisabeth Charlotte von der Pfalz (1597-1660)

  1. Barbara of Poland (1478-1534)
  2. Casimir IV of Poland (1427-1492)
  3. Elisabeth von Habsburg (1436-1505)
  4. Elisabeth von Habsburg (1437-1505)
  5. Friedrich II. von Brandenburg-Ansbach-Kulmbach (1460-1536)
  6. Georg der Bärtige von Sachsen (1471-1539)
  7. Sofia of Poland (1464-1512)

Noteworthy descendants include

  1. Marie Luise von Hessen-Kassel (1688-1765)

Footnotes (including sources)

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