Peter III of Russia was born 21 February 1728 in Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany to Karl Friedrich von Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorf (1700-1739) and Anna Petrovna Romanova (1708-1728) and died 17 July 1762 in Saint Petersburg, Russia of assassination. He married Catherine II of Russia (1729-1796) 21 August 1745 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 Sweden, Germany, Denmark, France, the United Kingdom, Russia, Poland, Austria, the Czech Republic, Spain, Hungary, Belgium, Lithuania, Belarus, Bohemia, Switzerland, Portugal, Italy, Ukraine, the Netherlands, Slovakia, Slovenia, England, Turkey, the Byzantine Empire.


Offspring of Peter III of Russia and Catherine II of Russia (1729-1796)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Paul I of Russia (1754-1801) 1 October 1754 Saint Petersburg, Russia 24 March 1801 Saint Petersburg, Russia Wilhelmina Luisa von Hessen-Darmstadt (1755-1776)
Sophia Dorothea von Württemberg (1759-1828)

Anna of Russia (1757-1759)

Common ancestors of Peter III of Russia (1728-1762) and Catherine II of Russia (1729-1796)

  1. Anna Eleonore von Hessen-Darmstadt (1601-1659)
  2. Anna Katharina von Brandenburg (1575-1612)
  3. Augusta of Denmark (1580-1639)
  4. Christian Albrecht von Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorf (1641-1695)
  5. Christian IV of Denmark (1577-1648)
  6. Frederik III of Denmark (1609-1670)
  7. Friederike Amalie of Denmark (1649-1704)
  8. Friedrich III. von Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorf (1597-1659)
  9. Georg von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1582-1641)
  10. Johann Adolf von Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorf (1575-1616)
  11. Johann Georg I. von Sachsen (1585-1656)
  12. Johann Kasimir von Pfalz-Zweibrücken-Kleeburg (1589-1652)
  13. Katarina of Sweden (1584-1638)
  14. Magdalena Sibylle von Preußen (1586-1659)
  15. Marie Elisabeth von Sachsen (1610-1684)
  16. Sophie Amalie von Braunschweig-Calenberg (1628-1685)

second cousin

Noteworthy descendants include

  1. Wilhelm II., Deutscher Kaiser (1859-1941)

Footnotes (including sources)

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