Sophie von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1557-1631)

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Sophie von Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Herzogin zu Mecklenburg-Güstrow, was born 4 September 1557 in Wismar, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany to Ulrich III. von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1528-1603) and Elizabeth of Denmark (1524-1586) and died 3 October 1631 in Nyköping, Sweden of unspecified causes. She married Frederik II of Denmark (1534-1588) 20 July 1572 JL in Copenhagen, Denmark. 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 Denmark, Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Austria, Poland, Lithuania, Belarus, Bohemia, Belgium, Italy, Russia, Ukraine, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, Switzerland, Spain, Hungary, the Netherlands, Turkey.


Offspring of Sophie von Mecklenburg-Schwerin and Frederik II of Denmark (1534-1588)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Elisabeth of Denmark (1573-1625) 25 August 1573 Kolding, Denmark 19 July 1625 Braunschweig, Lower Saxony, Germany Heinrich Julius von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (1564-1613)

Anne of Denmark (1574-1618) 14 October 1574 Skanderborg, Denmark 2 March 1618 Hampton Court Palace, England, United Kingdom James I of England (1566-1625)

Christian IV of Denmark (1577-1648) 12 April 1577 Hillerød, Denmark 28 February 1648 Copenhagen, Denmark Anna Katharina von Brandenburg (1575-1612)
Kirstine Munk (1598-1658)

Ulrich of Denmark (1578-1624)
Augusta of Denmark (1580-1639) 8 April 1580 Kolding, Denmark 5 February 1639 Husum, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany Johann Adolf von Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorf (1575-1616)

Hedwig of Denmark (1581-1641)
Hans of Denmark (1583-1602)

Common ancestors of Sophie von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1557-1631) and Frederik II of Denmark (1534-1588)

  1. Albrecht II von Habsburg (1397-1439)
  2. Albrecht III. Achilles von Brandenburg (1414-1486)
  3. Anna von Österreich (1432-1462)
  4. Barbara von Sachsen-Wittenberg (1405-1465)
  5. Bogislaw IX. von Pommern (c1408-1446)
  6. Christian I of Denmark (1426-1481)
  7. Christian V. von Oldenburg (c1342-1423)
  8. Dietrich von Oldenburg (1390-1444)
  9. Dorothea von Brandenburg (1430-1495)
  10. Elisabeth von Bayern-Landshut (1383-1442)
  11. Elisabeth von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (c1372-1420)
  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. Gerhard VI. von Holstein-Rendsburg (c1367-1404)
  17. Heilwig von Schleswig-Holstein (c1400-c1436)
  18. Johann Cicero von Brandenburg (1455-1499)
  19. Johann der Alchimist von Brandenburg-Kulmbach (1406-1464)
  20. Margarete von Baden (1431-1457)
  21. Margarete von Sachsen (1449-1501)
  22. Maria of Mazovia (c1410-1450)
  23. Rudolf III. von Sachsen-Wittenberg (c1367-1419)
  24. Sophia von Pommern (c1435-1497)
  25. Sophie von Sachsen-Lauenburg (c1395-1462)
  26. Wartislaw IX. von Pommern (c1400-1457)
  27. Wilhelm III. von Sachsen (1425-1482)


Noteworthy descendants include

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

Footnotes (including sources)

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