Sophia Queen Consort to Denmark and Norway

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Sophie Griffins of Pomerania (Griffen), Queen consort of Denmark and Norway

Danish: Sophie af Pommern (Griffins) Dronning af Danmark og Norge, Norwegian: Sophie av Pommern (Griffin), Dronning av Danmark och Norge, Polish: Zofia pomorska (Gryfici), królowa Danii i Norwegii, Swedish: Sophie av Pommern (Grip), Drottning av Danmark och Norge
Birthdate: (70)
Birthplace: Stettin (Szczecin), Pommern, Deutschland(HRR)
Death: May 13, 1568 (70)
Kiel, Holstein, Deutschland(HRR)
Place of Burial: Schleswig, Schleswig, Danmark
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Bogislaw X of Pomerania, duke and Anna Jagiellon, Princess of Poland
Wife of Frederick I King of Denmark and Norway
Mother of John "The Elder" Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Hadersleben; Elizabeth of Denmark, Duchess of Mecklenburg; Anna von Oldenburg; Adolf, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp; Dorothea Oldenburg, prinsesse til Danmark and 1 other
Sister of Anna of Pomerania; George I of Pomerania, duke; Kazimierz VIII; Elżbieta; Barnim and 2 others
Half sister of Sophie, of Pomerania; Krzysztof and Joachim

Occupation: Queen of Denmark, Queen Consort of Denmark and Norway
Managed by: Günther Kipp
Last Updated:

About Sophia Queen Consort to Denmark and Norway


As a matrilineal relative of Barbara of Celje and ultimately of Nicholas II of Russia, she and all her female-line descendants are members of mitochondrial haplogroup T.

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Sophia Queen Consort to Denmark and Norway's Timeline

Stettin (Szczecin), Pommern, Deutschland(HRR)
June 28, 1521
Age 23
Haderslev, Danmark
October 14, 1524
Age 26
København, Danmark
Age 27
Schleswig, Schleswig, Danmark
January 25, 1526
Age 28
Flensborg, Schleswig, Danmark
Age 30
April 13, 1532
Age 34
Schleswig, Schleswig, Danmark
May 13, 1568
Age 70
Kiel, Holstein, Deutschland(HRR)
Schleswig, Schleswig, Danmark