Anna Maria of Brandenburg-Ansbach

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Name
Anna Maria of Brandenburg-Ansbach Gender: F
born on 28 December 1526 Jul.Cal. (7 Jan 1527 greg.) at 04:30 (= 04:30 AM )
Place Jägerndorf, Czech Republic, 50n05, 17e41
Timezone LMT m17e41 (is local mean time)
Data source
Bio/autobiography
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 15°58' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 01°04 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 29°25'



Anna Maria of Brandenburg-Ansbach

Biography

German royalty, a princess of Brandenburg-Ansbach.

Anna Maria was the eldest daughter of George, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach and his second wife Hedwig of Münsterberg-Oels, daughter of Charles I of Münsterberg-Oels. Anna Maria was brought up as a Lutheran and on 24 February 1544 became the wife of Christoph, Duke of Württemberg. She later acted as guardian to her son Ludwig III, Duke of Württemberg early in his reign. After the death of her husband Christoph she lived more than 20 years in the Nürtingen castle.

After losing both her husband and her eldest son in 1568, Anna Maria fell madly in love with the young Landgrave George I of Hesse-Darmstadt (1547–1596). Soon afterwards she became mentally confused and was locked up. George I later married her daughter Eleonore.

She died on 20 May 1589 in Nürtingen and was buried in the St. George's Collegiate Church in Tübingen.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

  • child->parent relationship with Georg der Fromme (born 4 March 1484 Jul.Cal. (13 Mar 1484 greg.))

Events

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes the chronicle of events in "Allgemeine preussische staats-geschichte, samt aller dazu gehörigen königreichs, churfürstenthums, herzogthümer, fürstenthümer, graf- und herrschaften, aus bewährten schriftstellern und urkunden bis auf gegenwärtige regierung," Volumes 3-4, by Karl Friedrich Pauli (C. P. Francken, 1762), p. 474: "Anna Maria, geboren zu Jägerndorf 1526 am Tage der unschuldigen kindlein früh zwischen 4 und 5 Uhr."

Translation: Anna Maria, born in Jägerndorf in 1526 early on Innocents' Day [i.e. 28 December] between 4 and 5 o'clock.


Categories

  • Diagnoses : Psychological : Mental Illness
  • Notable : Famous : Royal family

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