Sophie Hedwig von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel was born 20 February 1592 in Wolfenbüttel, Lower Saxony, Germany to Heinrich Julius von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (1564-1613) and Elisabeth of Denmark (1573-1625) and died 23 January 1642 in Arnhem, Gelderland, Netherlands of unspecified causes. She married Ernst Casimir van Nassau-Dietz (1573-1632) 8 June 1607 in Gröningen, Saxony-Anhalt, 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, Denmark, France, the United Kingdom, Poland, Austria, Belgium, Russia, Ukraine, the Czech Republic, Lithuania, Belarus, Italy, Switzerland, Bohemia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Hungary, the Netherlands, Turkey, the Byzantine Empire.


Offspring of Ernst Casimir van Nassau-Dietz and Sophie Hedwig von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (1592-1642)
Name Birth Death Joined with
NN van Nassau-Dietz (1608–1608)
NN van Nassau-Dietz (1609-1609)
NN van Nassau-Dietz (1610-1610)
Hendrik Casimir I van Nassau-Dietz (1612-1640) 21 January 1612 Arnhem 13 July 1640 Hulst
Willem Frederik van Nassau-Dietz (1613-1664) 7 July 1613 Arnhem, Gelderland, Netherlands 31 October 1664 Leeuwarden, Friesland, Netherlands Albertine Agnes van Nassau (1634-1696)

Elisabeth van Nassau-Dietz (1614-1614)
Johan Ernst van Nassau-Dietz (1617-1617)
Maurits van Nassau-Dietz (1619-1628)
Elisabeth van Nassau-Dietz (1620-1628)

Common ancestors of Sophie Hedwig von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (1592-1642) and Ernst Casimir van Nassau-Dietz (1573-1632)

  1. Casimir IV of Poland (1427-1492)
  2. Elisabeth von Habsburg (1436-1505)
  3. Elisabeth von Habsburg (1437-1505)

Noteworthy descendants include

  1. Johan Willem Friso van Nassau-Dietz (1687-1711)

Footnotes (including sources)

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