Luise Charlotte, Margravine of Brandenburg
|born on||3 September 1617 Jul.Cal. (13 Sep 1617 greg.) at 06:30 (= 06:30 AM )|
|Place||Berlin, Germany, 52n29, 13e21|
|Timezone||LMT m13e21 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||20°26' 23°33 Asc. 29°51'|
German nobility, a Duchess consort of Courland. She was politically active during her tenure as duchess consort.
She was born to George William, Elector of Brandenburg and Elizabeth Charlotte of the Palatinate (1597–1660). She was married on 9 October 1645 to Duke Jacob Kettler of Courland (1642–1682). A poem was composed for the wedding by Simon Dach. Louise Charlotte is attributed to have had a large influence over the policy of state during the reign of her consort; she worked with her brother in the interest of Brandenburg, but is also credited to have contributed to the greatness of Courland during her tenure. The negotiations between Brandenburg, Russia, Sweden and Poland took place in Mitau during her de facto reign.
Louise Charlotte had nine children, She died on 29 August 1676.
- child->parent relationship with Georg Wilhelm von Brandenburg (born 3 November 1595 Jul.Cal. (13 Nov 1595 greg.))
- sibling relationship with Frederick William, Elector of Brandenburg (born 16 February 1620 (greg.))
- sibling relationship with Hedwig Sophie von Brandenburg (born 4 July 1623 Jul.Cal. (14 July 1623 greg.))
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. 615: "Louise Charlotte, geboren zu Berlin den 3ten Sept. 1617 früh zwischen 6 und 7 Uhr." [Translation: Louise Charlotte, born at Berlin, the 3rd Sept. 1617 early hours 6-7 o'clock].
- Notable : Famous : Royal family (House of Hohenzollern)