John II "The Younger", Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg

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Johann "Hans den yngre" af Danmark og Norge von Oldenburg (Oldenburg), Herzog zu Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg

Also Known As: "Hans den Yngre", "Johan the Younger"
Birthplace: Koldinghus, Kolding, Danmark
Death: Died in Flensburg, Schleswig, Danmark
Place of Burial: Sønderborg slotskapell, Sønderborg, Schleswig, Danmark
Immediate Family:

Son of Christian III King of Denmark and Norway and Dorothea von Sachsen
Husband of Elisabeth of Brunswick-Grubenhagen and Agnes Hedwig von Anhalt-Zerbst, Kurfürstin zu Sachsen, Herzogin zu Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderbur
Father of Dorothea von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg, Herzogin zu Schlesien-Liegnitz; Christian von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg, Herzog zu Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Ærø; Ernst von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg, Prins; Alexander, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg; August von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg, Prinz and 18 others
Brother of Anna af Danmark; Frederick II King of Denmark and Norway; Magnus af Danmark og Norge von Oldenburg; Dorothea af Danmark, Herzogin von Braunschweig-Lüneburg and Cecile Whitmore
Half brother of Caspar I. Markdanner til Rønninge-Søgaard and Sophie Markdanner Oldeland

Occupation: Herzog von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg 1559-1622
Managed by: Günther Kipp
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About John II "The Younger", Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg

Hans den yngre af Sønderborg

Johann the Younger

  • Johann(Hans) of Denmark and Norway Prins
  • Duke(Herzog) of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg in 1564.
  • Duke(Herzog) of Schleswig-Holstein-Plön in 1564.
  • Best known as Johann the younger(Hans den yngre) of Sønderborg
  • Founder of the branch Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg, a kadet branch to the house of Schleswig-Holstein-Oldenburg with subbranches : Ærø, Nordborg, Glücksburg and Augustenburg


Predeseccor: New Creation Successor: Aleksander

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John II "The Younger", Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg's Timeline

March 25, 1545
Kolding, Danmark
August 19, 1568
Age 23
Kolding, Syddanmark, Denmark
October 16, 1569
Age 24
Kolding, Danmark
August 24, 1570
Age 25
January 17, 1572
Age 26
Sønderborg, Schleswig, Danmark
January 20, 1573
Age 27
Sønderborg, Schleswig, Danmark
July 26, 1574
Age 29
August 22, 1575
Age 30
September 15, 1576
Age 31
Sønderborg, Schleswig, Danmark
October 7, 1577
Age 32
Sønderborg, Schleswig, Danmark