Sophie, Duchess of Brunswick-Lüneburg

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Sophie, Duchess of Brunswick-Lüneburg Gender: F
born on 3 October 1563 Jul.Cal. (13 Oct 1563 greg.) at 17:00 (= 5:00 PM )
Place Celle, Germany, 52n37, 10e05
Timezone LMT m10e05 (is local mean time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 19°32' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 14°06 Asc.s_aricol.18.gif 15°58'

Duchess of Brunswick-Lüneburg Sophie


German nobility, margravine of Brandenburg-Ansbach and Brandenburg-Kulmbach and Duchess of Krnov by marriage. On 3 May 1579 she married Margrave George Frederick I of Brandenburg-Ansbach-Kulmach (1539–1603) in Dresden. Their marriage remained childless. After her husband died in 1604, Sophie returned to her birth family. She survived her husband by 36 years. She died in Nuremberg on 14 January 1639 at age 75.

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  • Death, Cause unspecified 14 January 1639 Jul.Cal. (24 Jan 1639 greg.) (Age 75)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes "Braunschweig-Lüneburgische Chronica" by Philippus Julius Rehtmeier (Detleff Detleffsen, 1722), p. 1619: "Die erste Princessin hiess Sophia, ist A. 1563. den 3. Octobr. Abend um 5. Uhr geboren." [Translation: "The first Princess, named Sophia, was born in the evening of 3rd October 1563, at 5 o'clock."].

Wikipedia gives 30 October, no source.


  • Family : Childhood : Advantaged
  • Family : Relationship : Widowed
  • Family : Parenting : Kids none
  • Notable : Famous : Royal family (House of Hohenzollern, House of Welf)