Sophie von Brandenburg-Ansbach-Kulmbach

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Sophie von Brandenburg-Ansbach-Kulmbach Gender: F
born on 10 March 1485 Jul.Cal. (19 Mar 1485 greg.) at 02:30 (= 02:30 AM )
Place Ansbach, Germany, 49n17, 10e34
Timezone LMT m10e34 (is local mean time)
Data source
News report
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 28°36' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 02°44 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 03°34'


German royalty, a Princess of Brandenburg-Ansbach and by marriage Duchess of Legnica.

Sophie was a daughter of Margrave Friedrich the Elder of Brandenburg-Ansbach and Bayreuth (1460-1536) from his marriage to Sophia of Poland (1464-1512), daughter of King Casimir IV of Poland.

On 24 November 1518 she married the Silesian Duke Frederick II of Liegnitz (1480-1547). From their marriage Sophie had the following children: Friedrich III (1520–1570), Georg II (1523–1586), and Sophie (1526–1546).

Sophie of Brandenburg-Ansbach died on 24 May 1537.

Link to Wikipedia biography (German)


  • sibling relationship with Albert of Prussia (born 17 May 1490 Jul.Cal. (26 May 1490 greg.))
  • sibling relationship with Georg der Fromme (born 4 March 1484 Jul.Cal. (13 Mar 1484 greg.))


  • Death, Cause unspecified 24 May 1537 Jul.Cal. (3 June 1537 greg.)
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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. 427: "Sophia, geboren 1[4]85 den 10ten Marz früh zwischen 2 und 3 Uhr." [born between 2 and 3 o'clock in the early hours]. Her birth year is listed as 1585 but is obviously a misprint because she is in the chronological list of births between her siblings George (1484) and Anna (1487).


  • Notable : Famous : Royal family