- Adolf of Denmark or Adolf of Holstein-Gottorp (25 January 1526 –1 October 1586) was the first Duke of Holstein-Gottorp from the line of Holstein-Gottorp of the House of Oldenburg. He was the third son of King Frederick I of Denmark and his second wife, Sophie of Pomerania. King Frederick I had his son educated by Philip I, Landgrave of Hesse.
- Dukes of Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorp
Holstein-Gottorp or Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorp is the historiographical name, as well as contemporary shorthand name, for the parts of the duchies of Schleswig and Holstein, also known as Ducal Holstein, that were ruled by the dukes of Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorp. Other parts of the duchies were ruled by the kings of Denmark. The territories of Gottorp are located in present-day Denmark and Germany. The main seat of the dukes was Gottorf Castle in the city of Schleswig in the duchy of Schleswig.
In 1544, the so-called "one-third duchy" was ceded to Adolf, third son of King Frederick I of Denmark and the youngest half-brother of King Christian III of Denmark. Thus, the surviving House of Holstein-Gottorp is a cadet branch of the House of Oldenburg. The Dukes of Holstein-Gottorp shared the uneasy rule of Schleswig and Holstein with the Kings of Denmark. As such, they were often allies of the Swedes, enemies of the Danes. This longtime alliance was sealed by several dynastic marriages: Chr
Dukes of Schleswig and Holstein at Gottorp: 1. 1544–1586: Adolf 2. 1586–1587: Frederick II 3. 1587–1590: Philip 4. 1590–1616: John Adolf 5. 1616–1659: Frederick III 6. 1659–1694: Christian Albert 7. 1694–1702: Frederick IV 8. 1702–1720: Charles Frederick Dukes of Holstein-Gottorp at Kiel: 1720–1739: Charles Frederick 1739–1762: Karl Peter Ulrich 1762–1773: Paul 1773 exchanged claim for Duchy of Oldenburg Titular Dukes of Holstein-Gottorp at St Petersburg: 1773–1801 ...
Adolf of Denmark or Adolf of Holstein-Gottorp (25 January 1526 – 1 October 1586) was the first Duke of Holstein-Gottorp from the line of Holstein-Gottorp of the House of Oldenburg.
Johann Adolf of Holstein-Gottorp (27 February 1575 – 31 March 1616) was a Duke of Holstein-Gottorp.
Jan 22, 2019 · Adolf was the first duke of the Schleswig-Holstein branch of Gottorp. Links: The Peerage; Geneall; Wikipedia; ADB; Duke of Schleswig-Holstein: Reign 1544 – 1586; Predecessor: Christian III of Denmark. Successor: Frederick II of Holstein-Gottorp + Frederick II of Denmark and Norway. Wikipedia: English Dansk Deutsch
Philip, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp (10 August 1570 – 18 October 1590) was the second son of Adolf, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp (1526–1586) and his wife, Christine of Hesse (1543–1604).  After the early death of his elder brother Frederick II in 1587, he inherited the ducal share of rule in the royal Danish-ducal condominium of the duchies of Holstein and of Schleswig at the age of 17.
Frederick III of Holstein-Gottorp (22 December 1597 – 10 August 1659) was a Duke of Holstein-Gottorp . Engraving of Frederick III, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp. He was the elder son of Duke Johann Adolf of Holstein-Gottorp and Princess Augusta of Denmark. His mother was a daughter of King Frederick II of Denmark .
He was born in Gottorf Castle as the elder son of Duke Christian Albert of Holstein-Gottorp and Princess Frederica Amalia of Denmark.He was married on 12 May 1698 to Princess Hedwig Sophia of Sweden and they had an only child, Charles Frederick, who eventually fathered the future Tsar Peter III of Russia, therefore making Frederick a patrilineal ancestor to all Russian emperors after Catherine II.
Christina de Holstein-Gottorp: Date personale; Născută: 13 aprilie 1573 Kiel: Decedată: 8 decembrie 1625 (52 de ani) Castelul Gripsholm: Înmormântată: Strängnäs: Părinți: Adolf, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp[*] Christine of Hesse[*] Frați și surori: Frederick II, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp[*] Sophia of Holstein-Gottorp[*]