William, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg


William, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg

William (4 July 1535 – 20 August 1592), called "William the Younger", was Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg in Lüneburg-Celle from 1559 until his death. Until 1569 he ruled together with his brother Henry of Dannenberg.

He was the son of Ernest I, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, and married Dorothea of Denmark.

Children that reached adulthood

*Sophia (1563-1639), married George Frederick, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach
*Ernest (1564-1611)
*Elizabeth (1565-1621), married Frederick, Count of Hohenlohe-Langenburg
*Christian (1566-1633)
*Augustus (1568-1636)
*Dorothea (1570-1649), married Charles, Count Palatine of Birkenfeld
*Clara (1571-1658), married William, Count of Schwarzburg-Blankenburg
*Anne Ursula (1572-1601)
*Margaret (1573-1643), married Johann Casimir, Duke of Saxe-Coburg
*Frederick (1574-1648)
*Mary (1575-1610)
*Magnus (1577-1632)
*George (1582-1641)
*John (1583-1628)
*Sybil (1584-1652), married Julius Ernest, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg


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