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Adolf of Denmark and Norway of Oldenburg (Oldenburg), Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorp

Danish: Adolf af Danmark og Norge von Oldenburg (Oldenburg) Hertug af Slesvig-Holsten-Gottorp
Birthdate: (60)
Birthplace: Schloss Duburg, Flensborg, Schleswig, Danmark
Death: October 1, 1586 (60)
Schloss Gottorp, Schleswig, Schleswig, Danmark
Place of Burial: Schleswig, Schleswig, Danmark
Immediate Family:

Son of Frederick I King of Denmark and Norway and Sophia Queen Consort to Denmark and Norway
Husband of Christina von Hessen, Herzogin zu Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorp
Father of Friedrich II von Schleswig-Holstein, Herzog zu Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorp; Sophie von Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorp, Herzogin zu Mecklenburg-Schwerin; Philip von Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorp, Herzog; Christina, Drottning av Sverige; Elisabeth von Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorp, Prinzessin and 5 others
Brother of John "The Elder" Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Hadersleben; Elizabeth of Denmark, Duchess of Mecklenburg; Anna von Oldenburg; Dorothea Oldenburg, prinsesse til Danmark and Friedrich prince of Denmark and Norway
Half brother of Katharina Fredriksdatter; Geseke Fredriksdotter; Christian III King of Denmark and Norway and Dorothea of Denmark and Norway, Duchess of Prussia

Occupation: Herzog von Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorp, Hertig i Holstein-Gottorp 1533-86
Managed by: Günther Kipp
Last Updated:

About Adolf, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp

Adolf was the first duke of the Schleswig-Holstein branch of Gottorp


Predecessor: Christian III of Denmark

Successor: Frederick II of Holstein-Gottorp + Frederick II of Denmark and Norway

Wikipedia: English Dansk Deutsch

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Adolf, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp's Timeline

January 25, 1526
Flensborg, Schleswig, Danmark
April 21, 1568
Age 42
Schleswig, Schleswig, Danmark
June 1, 1569
Age 43
Schleswig, Schleswig-Holstein, Deutschland
August 10, 1570
Age 44
April 12, 1573
Age 47
Kiel, Holstein, Deutschland(HRR)
March 11, 1574
Age 48
Kiel, Holstein, Deutschland(HRR)
February 27, 1575
Age 49
Schleswig, Schleswig, Danmark
February 27, 1575
Age 49
Hessen, Deutschland(HRR)
May 29, 1576
Age 50
Of Gottorff,Schleswig-Holstein,Prussia