George I of Great Britain, King of Great Britain, was born 28 May 1660 in Osnabrück, Lower Saxony, Germany to Ernst August von Braunschweig-Calenberg (1629-1698) and Sophie von der Pfalz (1630-1714) and died 11 June 1727 in Osnabrück, Lower Saxony, Germany of unspecified causes. Notable ancestors include Charlemagne (747-814), Alfred the Great (849-899), Henry II of England (1133-1189), William I of England (1027-1087), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Rurik (c832-879), Willem van Oranje (1533-1584), Robert I of Scotland (1274-1329). Ancestors are from Germany, Denmark, France, the United Kingdom, Poland, Austria, Lithuania, Belarus, Bohemia, Belgium, Italy, Russia, Ukraine, the Czech Republic, Switzerland, Spain, Hungary, Slovakia, Slovenia, the Netherlands, Portugal, England, Israel, Ireland, Scotland, Turkey, the Byzantine Empire.


Offspring of George I of Great Britain and Sophie Dorothea von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1666-1726)
Name Birth Death Joined with
George II of Great Britain (1683-1760) 30 October 1683 Herrenhausen Gardens, Hanover, Lower Saxony, Germany 25 October 1760 Kensington Palace, London, England, United Kingdom Wilhelmine Karoline of Brandenburg-Ansbach (1683-1737)
Amalie Sophie Marianne von Wendt (1704-1765)

Sophie Dorothea von Hannover (1687-1757) 1687 1757 Monbijou, Germany Friedrich Wilhelm I. in Preußen (1688-1740)

Offspring of George I of Great Britain and Ermengarde Melusina von der Schulenberg (1667-1743)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Anna Luise Sophie von der Schulenburg, Countess of Dölitz (1692-1773)
Melusina von der Schulenburg, Countess of Walsingham (1693-1778)
Margarete Gertrud von Oeynhausen (1701-1726) 1701 1726 Albrecht Wolfgang von Schaumburg-Lippe (1699-1748)

Namesakes of George I of Great Britain (1660-1727)

 Birth placeDeath placeFatherMotherJoined with
George I of Great Britain (1660-1727)Osnabrück, Lower Saxony, GermanyOsnabrück, Lower Saxony, GermanyErnst August von Braunschweig-Calenberg (1629-1698)Sophie von der Pfalz (1630-1714)Sophie Dorothea von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1666-1726)+Ermengarde Melusina von der Schulenberg (1667-1743)
George III of the United Kingdom (1738-1820)Norfolk House, Westminster, Middlesex, England, United KingdomWindsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire, England, United KingdomFrederick Lewis, Prince of Wales (1707-1751)Augusta von Sachsen-Gotha-Altenburg (1719-1772)Charlotte von Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1744-1818)
George William of Great Britain (1717-1718)St. James Palace, Westminster, Greater London, England, United KingdomKensington Palace, Greater London, England, United KingdomGeorge II of Great Britain (1683-1760)Wilhelmine Karoline of Brandenburg-Ansbach (1683-1737)

Common ancestors of George I of Great Britain (1660-1727) and Sophie Dorothea von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1666-1726)

  1. Agnes von Barby-Mühlingen (1540-1569)
  2. Anna Eleonore von Hessen-Darmstadt (1601-1659)
  3. Anna von Brandenburg (1487-1514)
  4. Bernhard VIII. zur Lippe (1527-1563)
  5. Christian III of Denmark (1503-1559)
  6. Christine von Sachsen (1505-1549)
  7. Dorothea of Denmark (1546-1617)
  8. Dorothea von Sachsen-Lauenburg (1511-1571)
  9. Elisabeth von Anhalt (1563-1607)
  10. Ernst I. von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1497-1546)
  11. Frederick Oldenburg (1471-1533)
  12. Georg I. von Hessen-Darmstadt (1547-1596)
  13. Georg von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1582-1641)
  14. Heinrich I. von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1468-1532)
  15. Heinrich V. zu Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1479-1552)
  16. Joachim Ernst von Anhalt-Dessau (1536-1586)
  17. Joachim II. Hector von Brandenburg (1505-1571)
  18. Johann Georg von Brandenburg (1525-1598)
  19. Katharina von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (1488-1563)
  20. Katharina von Waldeck (1524-1583)
  21. Ludwig V. von Hessen-Darmstadt (1577-1626)
  22. Magdalena von Brandenburg (1582-1616)
  23. Magdalena von Sachsen (1507-1534)
  24. Magdalena zur Lippe (1552-1587)
  25. Magnus I. von Sachsen-Lauenburg (1470-1543)
  26. Margarete von Sachsen (1469-1528)
  27. Philipp I. von Hessen (1504-1567)
  28. Sophie von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1508-1541)
  29. Ursula von Brandenburg (1488-1510)
  30. Wilhelm von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1535-1592)


Footnotes (including sources)

Ω Birth

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