Maria Elisabeth von Sachsen (Wettin, Albertiner), Herzogin zu Holstein-Gottorp (1610 - 1684) MP

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Nicknames: "Marie Elisabeth"
Birthplace: Dresden, Sachsen, Deutschland(HRR)
Death: Died in Husum, Schleswig, Danmark
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About Maria Elisabeth von Sachsen (Wettin, Albertiner), Herzogin zu Holstein-Gottorp

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The Peerage: http://thepeerage.com/p11317.htm#i113170

Geneall: http://www.geneall.net/D/per_page.php?id=4041

English: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Duchess_Marie_Elisabeth_of_Saxony

Deutsch: http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maria_Elisabeth_von_Sachsen_(1610%E2%80%931684)

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Duchess Marie Elisabeth of Saxony

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Duchess Marie Elisabeth of Saxony

Duchess of Holstein-Gottorp

Spouse Frederick III, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp

Issue

Sofie Auguste

Magdalene Sibylle

Johann Adolf

Marie Elisabeth

Friedrich

Hedvig Eleonora

Adolf August

Johann Georg

Anna Dorothea

Christian Albert, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp

Gustav Ulrich

Christine Sabine

August Friedrich

Adolf

Elisabeth Sofie

Auguste Marie

House House of Wettin

House of Holstein-Gottorp

Father John George I, Elector of Saxony

Mother Magdalene Sibylle of Prussia

Born 22 November 1610(1610-11-22)

Dresden

Died 24 October 1684 (aged 73)

Schloss Husum

Duchess Marie Elisabeth of Saxony (22 November 1610 – 24 October 1684) was duchess consort of Holstein-Gottorp as the spouse of Duke Friedrich III of Holstein-Gottorp.

Contents

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   * 1 Biography
   * 2 Marriage and issue
   * 3 External links
   * 4 Sources

[edit] Biography

She was a daughter of John George I, Elector of Saxony, and his spouse Princess Magdalene Sibylle of Prussia. She was engaged in 1627 and married in 1630. Her marriage was arranged by the Danish queen Dowager Sophie, and the duchess Dowager of Saxony, Hedwig of Denmark. In her dowry, she brought paintings by Lucas Cranach the Elder.

In 1659, she became a widow, and in 1660 moved to Wittum Husum Castle. Her household at Husum became renowned as a culture center, and she herself a noted patron. She produced an interpretation of the Bible in 1664.

[edit] Marriage and issue

She was married on 21 February 1630 to Duke Friedrich III of Holstein-Gottorp and had sixteen children:

  1. Sofie Auguste (5 December 1630 – 12 December 1680), married on 16 September 1649 to Prince John of Anhalt-Zerbst. Mother of Johann Ludwig of Anhalt-Zerbst, grandmother of Christian Augustus of Anhalt-Zerbst, and great-grandmother of Catherine II of Russia
  2. Magdalene Sibylle (24 November 1631 – 22 September 1719), married on 28 November 1654 to Duke Gustav Adolf of Mecklenburg-Güstrow. Mother of Louise of Mecklenburg-Güstrow.
  3. Johann Adolf, died young in 1633.
  4. Marie Elisabeth (6 June 1634 – 17 June 1665), married on 24 November 1650 to Landgrave Louis VI of Hesse-Darmstadt.
  5. Friedrich (17 July 1635 – 12 August 1654).
  6. Hedwig Eleonore (23 October 1636 – 24 November 1715), married on 24 October 1654 to King Charles X of Sweden.
  7. Adolf August, died young in 1637.
  8. Johann Georg (8 August 1638 – 25 November 1655).
  9. Anna Dorothea (13 February 1640 – 13 May 1713).
 10. Christian Albrecht of Holstein-Gottorp (3 February 1641 – 6 January 1695).
 11. Gustav Ulrich, died young in 1642.
 12. Christine Sabine, died young in 1644.
 13. August Friedrich (6 May 1646 – 2 October 1705).
 14. Adolf, died young in 1647.
 15. Elisabeth Sofie, died young in 1647.
 16. Auguste Marie (6 February 1649 – 25 April 1728), married on 15 May 1670 to Margrave Frederick VII of Baden-Durlach.

[edit] External links

   * (Danish) Article in the Dansk biografisk Lexicon

[edit] Sources

   * This page is a translation of its German equivalent.

Preceded by

Augusta of Denmark Duchess Consort of Holstein-Gottorp

1630-1659 Succeeded by

Frederika Amalia of Denmark

This page was last modified on 2 June 2010 at 15:34

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Duchess Marie Elisabeth of Saxony

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Duchess Marie Elisabeth of Saxony (22 November 1610 – 24 October 1684) was duchess of Holstein-Gottorp as a wife of Duke Friedrich III of Holstein-Gottorp.

She was a daughter of John George I, Elector of Saxony and his wife Princess Magdalene Sibylle of Prussia.

[edit]Marriage and issue

She was married on 21 February 1630 to Duke Friedrich III of Holstein-Gottorp and had sixteen children:

Sofie Auguste (5 December 1630 – 12 December 1680), married on 16 September 1649 to Prince John of Anhalt-Zerbst. Mother of Johann Ludwig of Anhalt-Zerbst, grandmother of Christian Augustus of Anhalt-Zerbst, and great-grandmother of Catherine II of Russia

Magdalene Sibylle (24 November 1631 – 22 September 1719), married on 28 November 1654 to Duke Gustav Adolf of Mecklenburg-Güstrow. Mother of Louise of Mecklenburg-Güstrow.

Johann Adolf, died young in 1633.

Marie Elisabeth (6 June 1634 – 17 June 1665), married on 24 November 1650 to Landgrave Louis VI of Hesse-Darmstadt.

Friedrich (17 July 1635 – 12 August 1654).

Hedwig Eleonore (23 October 1636 – 24 November 1715), married on 24 October 1654 to King Charles X of Sweden.

Adolf August, died young in 1637.

Johann Georg (8 August 1638 – 25 November 1655).

Anna Dorothea (13 February 1640 – 13 May 1713).

Christian Albrecht of Holstein-Gottorp (3 February 1641 – 6 January 1695).

Gustav Ulrich, died young in 1642.

Christine Sabine, died young in 1644.

August Friedrich (6 May 1646 – 2 October 1705).

Adolf, died young in 1647.

Elisabeth Sofie, died young in 1647.

Auguste Marie (6 February 1649 – 25 April 1728), married on 15 May 1670 to Margrave Frederick VII of Baden-Durlach. -------------------- Duchess Marie Elisabeth of Saxony (22 November 1610 – 24 October 1684) was duchess of Holstein-Gottorp as a wife of Duke Friedrich III of Holstein-Gottorp.

She was a daughter of John George I, Elector of Saxony and his wife Princess Magdalene Sibylle of Prussia.

Marriage and issue

She was married on 21 February 1630 to Duke Friedrich III of Holstein-Gottorp and had sixteen children:

Sofie Auguste (5 December 1630 – 12 December 1680), married on 16 September 1649 to Prince John of Anhalt-Zerbst. Mother of Johann Ludwig of Anhalt-Zerbst, grandmother of Christian Augustus of Anhalt-Zerbst, and great-grandmother of Catherine II of Russia

Magdalene Sibylle (24 November 1631 – 22 September 1719), married on 28 November 1654 to Duke Gustav Adolf of Mecklenburg-Güstrow. Mother of Louise of Mecklenburg-Güstrow.

Johann Adolf, died young in 1633.

Marie Elisabeth (6 June 1634 – 17 June 1665), married on 24 November 1650 to Landgrave Louis VI of Hesse-Darmstadt.

Friedrich (17 July 1635 – 12 August 1654).

Hedwig Eleonore (23 October 1636 – 24 November 1715), married on 24 October 1654 to King Charles X of Sweden.

Adolf August, died young in 1637.

Johann Georg (8 August 1638 – 25 November 1655).

Anna Dorothea (13 February 1640 – 13 May 1713).

Christian Albrecht of Holstein-Gottorp (3 February 1641 – 6 January 1695).

Gustav Ulrich, died young in 1642.

Christine Sabine, died young in 1644.

August Friedrich (6 May 1646 – 2 October 1705).

Adolf, died young in 1647.

Elisabeth Sofie, died young in 1647.

Auguste Marie (6 February 1649 – 25 April 1728), married on 15 May 1670 to Margrave Frederick VII of Baden-Durlach.

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Maria Elisabeth von Sachsen, Herzogin zu Holstein-Gottorp's Timeline

1610
November 22, 1610
Dresden, Sachsen, Deutschland(HRR)
1630
February 21, 1630
Age 19
Reinbeck, Schleswig-Holstein, Deutschland
December 5, 1630
Age 20
Schleswig, Schleswig, Danmark
1631
November 24, 1631
Age 21
Schleswig, Schleswig, Danmark
1632
September 29, 1632
Age 21
Schleswig, Schleswig, Danmark
1634
June 6, 1634
Age 23
Schleswig, Schleswig, Danmark
1635
July 17, 1635
Age 24
Schleswig, Schleswig, Danmark
1636
October 23, 1636
Age 25
Schleswig, Schleswig, Danmark
1637
September 1, 1637
Age 26
Schleswig, Schleswig, Danmark
1638
October 8, 1638
Age 27
Schleswig, Schleswig, Deutschland(HRR)