BiographyKarl Friedrich von Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorf, Herzog von Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorp, was born 30 April 1700 in Stockholm, Sweden to Friedrich IV. von Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorf (1671-1702) and Hedvig Sofia A. of Sweden (1681-1708) and died 18 June 1739 in Auetal, Lower Saxony, Germany of unspecified causes. He married Anna Petrovna Romanova (1708-1728) 21 June 1725 in Saint Petersburg, Russia. 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), Gustav I of Sweden (1496-1560), Rurik (c832-879). Ancestors are from Germany, Denmark, France, the United Kingdom, Prussia, Russia, Sweden, Poland, Austria, the Czech Republic, Spain, Hungary, Belgium, Lithuania, Belarus, Bohemia, Switzerland, Portugal, Italy, Ukraine, Byzantium, the Netherlands, Slovakia, Slovenia, England, the Byzantine Empire.
|Offspring of Karl Friedrich von Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorf and Anna Petrovna Romanova (1708-1728)|
|Peter III of Russia (1728-1762)||21 February 1728 Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany||17 July 1762 Saint Petersburg, Russia|| Catherine II of Russia (1729-1796)|