Sofie von Brandenburg-Ansbach was born 10 March 1485 in Ansbach to Friedrich II. von Brandenburg-Ansbach-Kulmbach (1460-1536) and Sofia of Poland (1464-1512) and died 14 May 1537 in Legnica of unspecified causes. She married Frederick II of Legnica (1480-1547) 14 November 1518 JL . 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, Poland, France, the United Kingdom, Austria, Lithuania, Belarus, Bohemia, Belgium, Italy, Switzerland, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Spain, the Netherlands, Turkey, the Byzantine Empire.


Offspring of Sofie von Brandenburg-Ansbach and Frederick II of Legnica (1480-1547)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Frederyk III of Liegnitz (1520-1570)
Jerzy II of Brieg (1523-1586) 18 July 1523 Legnica, Poland 7 May 1586 Brzeg, Poland Barbara von Brandenburg (1527-1595)

Sophia von Liegnitz (1525-1546) 1525 6 February 1546 Johann Georg von Brandenburg (1525-1598)

Common ancestors of Sofie von Brandenburg-Ansbach (1485-1537) and Frederick II of Legnica (1480-1547)

  1. Elisabeth von Bayern-Landshut (1383-1442)
  2. Elisabeth von Meißen (1329-1375)
  3. Frederick II. von Bayern-Landshut (1339-1393)
  4. Friedrich I. von Brandenburg (1372-1440)
  5. Friedrich V. von Nürnberg (1333-1398)
  6. Maddalena Visconti (c1366-1404)

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