Luise Charlotte von Brandenburg was born 3 September 1617 in Berlin, Germany to Georg Wilhelm von Brandenburg (1595-1640) and Elisabeth Charlotte von der Pfalz (1597-1660) and died 19 August 1676 in Mitau, Latvia of unspecified causes. She married Jakob Kettler von Kurland (1610-1682) 9 October 1645 in Königsberg. 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), Willem van Oranje (1533-1584), Rurik (c832-879). Ancestors are from Germany, Denmark, France, the United Kingdom, Russia, the Czech Republic, Spain, Hungary, Belgium, the Netherlands, Poland, Austria, Switzerland, Lithuania, Belarus, Ukraine, Italy, Bohemia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Portugal, England, Turkey, the Byzantine Empire.


Offspring of Luise Charlotte von Brandenburg and Jakob Kettler von Kurland (1610-1682)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Luise Elisabeth von Kurland (1646-1690) 12 August 1646 Mitau 16 December 1690 Weferlingen Friedrich II. von Hessen-Homburg (1633-1708)

Amalia von Kurland (1653-1711) 12 June 1653 Mitau 16 June 1711 Weilmünster Karl von Hessen-Kassel (1654-1730)

Friedrich II. Kasimir Kettler von Kurland (1650-1698) 6 July 1650 22 January 1698 Sophie Amalie von Nassau-Siegen (1650-1688)
Elisabeth Sophie von Brandenburg-Schwedt (1674-1748)

Wladislaus Ludwig Friedrich Kettler von Kurland (1647-1648)
Christine Sofie von Kurland (1649-1651)
Charlotte Sofie von Kurland (1651-1728)
Karl Jakob Kettler von Kurland (1654-1677)
Ferdinand Kettler von Kurland (1655-1737)
Alexander Kettler von Kurland (1658-1686)

Common ancestors of Luise Charlotte von Brandenburg (1617-1676) and Jakob Kettler von Kurland (1610-1682)

  1. Albrecht Friedrich von Preußen (1553-1618)
  2. Albrecht von Brandenburg-Ansbach (1490-1568)
  3. Anna Maria von Braunschweig-Calenberg-Göttingen (1532-1568)
  4. Anna of Bohemia and Hungary (1503-1547)
  5. Elisabeth of Denmark (1485-1555)
  6. Elisabeth von Brandenburg (1510-1558)
  7. Erich I. von Braunschweig-Calenberg-Göttingen (1470-1540)
  8. Ferdinand I of the Holy Roman Empire (1503-1564)
  9. Friedrich II. von Brandenburg-Ansbach-Kulmbach (1460-1536)
  10. Joachim I. Nestor von Brandenburg (1484-1535)
  11. Johann III. von Kleve (1490-1539)
  12. Maria von Jülich (1491-1543)
  13. Maria von Österreich (1531-1581)
  14. Marie Eleonore von Jülich-Kleve-Berg (1550-1608)
  15. Sofia of Poland (1464-1512)
  16. Wilhelm von Jülich-Kleve-Berg (1516-1592)

Noteworthy descendants include

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

Footnotes (including sources)

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