Sophie Dorothea von Braunschweig-Lüneburg was born 10 September 1666 in Celle, Lower Saxony, Germany to Georg Wilhelm von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1624-1705) and Éléonore Marie d'Esmier d'Olbreuse (1639-1722) and died 13 November 1726 in Ahlden, Lower Saxony, Germany of unspecified causes. She married George I of Great Britain (1660-1727) 21 November 1682 in Celle, Lower Saxony, 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, Denmark, the United Kingdom, Austria, Poland, Lithuania, Belarus, Bohemia, Belgium, Italy, Russia, Ukraine, the Czech Republic, Switzerland, Spain, Hungary, Slovakia, Slovenia, the Netherlands, Portugal, England, Turkey, the Byzantine Empire.


Offspring of Sophie Dorothea von Braunschweig-Lüneburg and George I of Great Britain (1660-1727)
Name Birth Death Joined with
George II of Great Britain (1683-1760) 30 October 1683 Herrenhausen Gardens, Hanover, Lower Saxony, Germany 25 October 1760 Kensington Palace, London, England, United Kingdom Wilhelmine Karoline of Brandenburg-Ansbach (1683-1737)
Amalie Sophie Marianne von Wendt (1704-1765)

Sophie Dorothea von Hannover (1687-1757) 1687 1757 Monbijou, Germany Friedrich Wilhelm I. in Preußen (1688-1740)

Namesakes of Sophie Dorothea von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1666-1726)

 Birth placeDeath placeFatherMotherJoined with
Sophie von Bayern (c1117-1145)Heinrich IX. von Bayern (1075-1126)Wulfhild von Sachsen (c1075-1126)Berthold III. von Zähringen (c1085-1122) + Leopold von Steiermark (c1076-1129)
Sophie Amalie von Braunschweig-Calenberg (1628-1685)Herzberg am Harz, Lower Saxony, GermanyCopenhagen, DenmarkGeorg von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1582-1641)Anna Eleonore von Hessen-Darmstadt (1601-1659)Frederik III of Denmark (1609-1670)
Sophie Charlotte von Hannover (1668-1705)Bad Iburg, Osnabrück District, Lower Saxony, GermanyHanover, Lower Saxony, GermanyErnst August von Braunschweig-Calenberg (1629-1698)Sophie von der Pfalz (1630-1714)Friedrich I. in Preußen (1657-1713)
Sophie Dorothea von Hannover (1687-1757)Monbijou, GermanyGeorge I of Great Britain (1660-1727)Sophie Dorothea von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1666-1726)Friedrich Wilhelm I. in Preußen (1688-1740)
Sophie Dorothea von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1666-1726)Celle, Lower Saxony, GermanyAhlden, Lower Saxony, GermanyGeorg Wilhelm von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1624-1705)Éléonore Marie d'Esmier d'Olbreuse (1639-1722)George I of Great Britain (1660-1727)
Sophie Hedwig von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (1592-1642)Wolfenbüttel, Lower Saxony, GermanyArnhem, Gelderland, NetherlandsHeinrich Julius von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (1564-1613)Elisabeth of Denmark (1573-1625)Ernst Casimir van Nassau-Dietz (1573-1632)
Sophie Karoline Marie von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (1737-1817)Wolfenbüttel, GermanyErlangen, GermanyKarl I. von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (1713-1780)Philippine Charlotte von Preußen (1716-1801)Friedrich III. von Brandenburg-Bayreuth (1711-1763)

Common ancestors of Sophie Dorothea von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1666-1726) and George I of Great Britain (1660-1727)

  1. Agnes von Barby-Mühlingen (1540-1569)
  2. Anna Eleonore von Hessen-Darmstadt (1601-1659)
  3. Anna von Brandenburg (1487-1514)
  4. Bernhard VIII. zur Lippe (1527-1563)
  5. Christian III of Denmark (1503-1559)
  6. Christine von Sachsen (1505-1549)
  7. Dorothea of Denmark (1546-1617)
  8. Dorothea von Sachsen-Lauenburg (1511-1571)
  9. Elisabeth von Anhalt (1563-1607)
  10. Ernst I. von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1497-1546)
  11. Frederick Oldenburg (1471-1533)
  12. Georg I. von Hessen-Darmstadt (1547-1596)
  13. Georg von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1582-1641)
  14. Heinrich I. von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1468-1532)
  15. Heinrich V. zu Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1479-1552)
  16. Joachim Ernst von Anhalt-Dessau (1536-1586)
  17. Joachim II. Hector von Brandenburg (1505-1571)
  18. Johann Georg von Brandenburg (1525-1598)
  19. Katharina von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (1488-1563)
  20. Katharina von Waldeck (1524-1583)
  21. Ludwig V. von Hessen-Darmstadt (1577-1626)
  22. Magdalena von Brandenburg (1582-1616)
  23. Magdalena von Sachsen (1507-1534)
  24. Magdalena zur Lippe (1552-1587)
  25. Magnus I. von Sachsen-Lauenburg (1470-1543)
  26. Margarete von Sachsen (1469-1528)
  27. Philipp I. von Hessen (1504-1567)
  28. Sophie von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1508-1541)
  29. Ursula von Brandenburg (1488-1510)
  30. Wilhelm von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1535-1592)


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