Dorothea Sibylle von Brandenburg

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Name
Dorothea Sibylle von Brandenburg Gender: F
born on 9 October 1590 Jul.Cal. (19 Oct 1590 greg.) at 23:59 (= 11:59 PM )
Place Berlin, Germany, 52n29, 13e21
Timezone LMT m13e21 (is local mean time)
Data source
News report
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 26°14' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 23°24 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 16°56'



Dorothea Sibylle von Brandenburg

Biography

German nobility, a Princess of Brandenburg and by marriage Duchess of Brieg.

She was one of the eleven children born to John George, Elector of Brandenburg by his third wife Princess Elisabeth of Anhalt-Zerbst.

On 12 December 1610 in Berlin she married Duke Johann Christian von Brieg (1591-1639). They had 13 children. Dorothea Sibylle, who was considered affable and pious, had significant influence on the conversion of her husband to the continental Reformed church, a Calvinist church which had its origin in the European continent.

She died on 9 March 1625 in Brieg.


Link to Wikipedia biography (German)

Relationships

  • sibling relationship with Sophie von Brandenburg (born 6 June 1568 Jul.Cal. (16 June 1568 greg.)). Notes: half-sibling

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. 299: "Dorothea Sybilla, geboren 1590 in der Mitternacht vom 19ten auf den 20ten Oct. Haftitius sezt wieber 9ten Oct. an." [Translation: Dorothea Sybilla, born in 1590 at midnight between the 19th and 20th Oct. Haftitius posits again Oct 9th.] Scholfield notes that 9 Oct [OS] equals 19 Oct [NS].

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  • Notable : Famous : Royal family

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