Wilhelm von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1535-1592)

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Wilhelm von Braunschweig-Lüneburg, Herzog zu Braunschweig-Lüneburg, Fürst von Lüneburg, was born 4 July 1535 to Ernst I. von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1497-1546) and Sophie von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1508-1541) and died 20 August 1592 in Celle of unspecified causes. He married Dorothea of Denmark (1546-1617) 12 October 1561 JL in Celle. 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, France, the United Kingdom, Austria, Italy, Belgium, Russia, Ukraine, the Czech Republic, Byzantium, Lithuania, Belarus, Switzerland, Spain, Hungary, Bohemia, Slovakia, Slovenia, the Netherlands, Poland, the Byzantine Empire, Turkey.


Offspring of Wilhelm von Braunschweig-Lüneburg and Dorothea of Denmark (1546-1617)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Sofie von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1563-1639)
Ernst II. von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1564-1611)
Elisabeth von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1565-1621) 19 November 1565 17 July 1621 Coburg, Germany Friedrich von Hohenlohe-Langenburg (1553-1590)

Christian von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1566-1633)
August I. von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1568-1636)
Dorothea von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1570-1649) 1 January 1570 Celle, Lower Saxony, Germany 15 August 1649 Birkenfeld, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany Karl I. von Pfalz-Zweibrücken-Birkenfeld (1560-1600)

Clara von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1571-1658)
Anne Ursula von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1572-1601)
Margarethe von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1573-1643) 6 April 1573 Celle, Lower Saxony, Germany 7 August 1643 Celle, Lower Saxony, Germany Johann Casimir von Sachsen-Coburg (1564-1633)

Friedrich IV. von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1574-1648)
Marie von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1575-1610)
Magnus von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1577-1632)
Georg von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1582-1641) 17 February 1582 2 April 1641 Anna Eleonore von Hessen-Darmstadt (1601-1659)

Johann von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1583-1628)
Sybille von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1584-1652)

Common ancestors of Wilhelm von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1535-1592) and Dorothea of Denmark (1546-1617)

  1. Albrecht II von Habsburg (1397-1439)
  2. Albrecht III. Achilles von Brandenburg (1414-1486)
  3. Anna von Österreich (1432-1462)
  4. Bogislaw IX. von Pommern (c1408-1446)
  5. Catherine de Lorraine (1407-1439)
  6. Elisabeth von Bayern-Landshut (1383-1442)
  7. Elisabeth von Luxemburg (1409-1442)
  8. Erich II. von Pommern-Wolgast (1425-1474)
  9. Friedrich I. von Brandenburg (1372-1440)
  10. Friedrich I. von Sachsen (1370-1428)
  11. Jakob I. von Baden-Baden (1407-1453)
  12. Johann Cicero von Brandenburg (1455-1499)
  13. Katharina von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (c1389-1442)
  14. Margarete von Baden (1431-1457)
  15. Margarete von Sachsen (1449-1501)
  16. Maria of Mazovia (c1410-1450)
  17. Sophia von Pommern (c1435-1497)
  18. Sophie von Sachsen-Lauenburg (c1395-1462)
  19. Wartislaw IX. von Pommern (c1400-1457)
  20. Wilhelm III. von Sachsen (1425-1482)

second cousin

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