Sophia von Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorf was born 31 May 1569 in Schloß Gottorf, Germany to Adolf von Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorf (1526-1586) and Christine von Hessen (1543-1604) and died 14 November 1634 in Lübz, Germany of unspecified causes. She married Johann VII. von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1558-1592) 17 February 1588 in Reinbek, Germany. 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). Ancestors are from Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Poland, Austria, Lithuania, Belarus, Bohemia, Belgium, Italy, Russia, Ukraine, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, Switzerland, Hungary, Spain, the Netherlands, Turkey, England, the Byzantine Empire.


Offspring of Sophia von Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorf and Johann VII. von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1558-1592)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Adolf Friedrich I. von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1588-1658) 15 December 1588 Schwerin, Germany 27 February 1658 Schwerin, Germany Anna Marie von Ostfriesland (1601-1634)
Marie Katharina von Braunschweig-Dannenberg (1616-1665)

Johann Albrecht II. von Mecklenburg-Güstrow (1590-1636) 5 May 1590 Waren, Germany 23 April 1636 Güstrow, Germany Margarethe Elisabeth von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1584-1616)
Elisabeth von Hessen-Kassel (1596-1625)
Eleonore Marie von Anhalt-Bernburg (1600-1657)

Anna Sofie von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1591-1648)

Common ancestors of Sophia von Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorf (1569-1634) and Johann VII. von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1558-1592)

  1. Albrecht II von Habsburg (1397-1439)
  2. Barbara von Sachsen-Wittenberg (1405-1465)
  3. Bogislaw IX. von Pommern (c1408-1446)
  4. Casimir IV of Poland (1427-1492)
  5. Christian I of Denmark (1426-1481)
  6. Dietrich von Oldenburg (1390-1444)
  7. Dorothea von Brandenburg (1420-1491)
  8. Dorothea von Brandenburg (1430-1495)
  9. Elisabeth von Bayern-Landshut (1383-1442)
  10. Elisabeth von Habsburg (1436-1505)
  11. Elisabeth von Habsburg (1437-1505)
  12. Elisabeth von Luxemburg (1409-1442)
  13. Erich II. von Pommern-Wolgast (1425-1474)
  14. Frederick Oldenburg (1471-1533)
  15. Friedrich I. von Brandenburg (1372-1440)
  16. Friedrich II. von Sachsen (1412-1464)
  17. Heilwig von Schleswig-Holstein (c1400-c1436)
  18. Heinrich IV. zu Mecklenburg (1417-1477)
  19. Johann der Alchimist von Brandenburg-Kulmbach (1406-1464)
  20. Magnus II. zu Mecklenburg (1441-1503)
  21. Margarete von Österreich (c1416-1486)
  22. Maria of Mazovia (c1410-1450)
  23. Sophia von Pommern (c1435-1497)
  24. Sophie von Pommern (1468-1504)
  25. Sophie von Sachsen-Lauenburg (c1395-1462)
  26. Wartislaw IX. von Pommern (c1400-1457)
  27. Wladyslaw II Jagiellon (c1362-1434)

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