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  1. Princess Hedwig of Denmark (5 August 1581 – 26 November 1641) was the youngest daughter of King Frederick II of Denmark and Sophie of Mecklenburg-Güstrow, and Electress of Saxony from 1602 to 1611 as the wife of Christian II. The marriage was childless, and her husband was succeeded by his brother John George. After Christian's death in 1611 ...

  2. Princess Hedwig of Denmark (5 August 1581 – 26 November 1641) was the youngest daughter of King Frederick II of Denmark and Sophie of Mecklenburg-Güstrow, and Electress of Saxony from 1602 to 1611 as the wife of Christian II. The marriage was childless, and her husband was succeeded by his brother John George. After Christian's death in 1611 ...

  3. Jun 25, 2019 · Also Known As: "Hedwig of /Holstein" Birthdate: circa 1395: Birthplace: Schleswig, Schleswig, Danmark (Denmark) Death: November 11, 1436 (36-45) Oldenburg, Oldenburg ...

    • Christian I of Denmark
    • circa 1395
    • "Hedwig of /Holstein"
    • Schleswig, Schleswig, Danmark (Denmark)
  4. Princess Sophia Hedwig of Denmark. Princess Sophia Hedwig of Denmark and Norway (28 August 1677 – 13 March 1735) was a Danish princess, the daughter of King Christian V and his queen-consort, Charlotte Amalie of Hesse-Kassel. Sophia Hedwig of Denmark and Norway. Born. ( 1677-08-28)

  5. House. House of Oldenburg. Father. Christian V of Denmark. Mother. Charlotte Amalie of Hesse-Kassel. Religion. Lutheran. Princess Sophia Hedwig of Denmark (28 August 1677 – 13 March 1735) was a Danish princess, the daughter of King Christian V and his queen-consort, Charlotte Amalie of Hesse-Kassel (or Hesse-Cassel).

  6. Hedwig of Denmark. Hedwig Princess of Denmark (born August 5, 1581 at Frederiksborg Castle in Denmark , † November 26, 1641 at Lichtenburg Castle near Prettin ) was Princess of Denmark and, by marriage, Electress of Saxony . Widowed at an early age, she worked as a patron .

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    Helvig was the daughter of Eric II, Duke of Schleswig, and Adelaide of Holstein-Rendsburg, and the sister of Valdemar V, Duke of Schleswig. Her date of birth is not known, but she and her brother were children at the time of her father's death in 1325, and she is estimated to have been born in around the year 1320. Her brother had contended the Danish throne (as Valdemar III of Denmark) with King Christopher II of Denmark, and was the king of Denmark, from 1326 to 1329, under the guardianship of their maternal uncle, Gerhard III, Count of Holstein-Rendsburg. In the late 1330s, her brother made an alliance with King Christopher's son, Valdemar IV, against his uncle Gerhard, and arranged a marriage between Helvig and Valdemar IV in connection to this. She was to bring the pawned province of Nørrejylland, one quarter of the territory of Jutland north of the Kongeå river, as a dowry. The wedding took place at Sønderborg Castle in 1340. After the wedding, the couple traveled to Viborgto...

    Helvig and Valdemar IV had at least six children; 1. Christopher, Duke of Lolland(1344–1363) 2. Margaret (1345–1350); betrothed to Henry III, Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin 3. Ingeborg (1347–1370); married Henry III, Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, and was the maternal grandmother of King Eric VII of Denmark 4. Catherine (1349); died young 5. Valdemar (1350); died young 6. Margaret I of Denmark(1353–1412)

    Alf Henrikson: Dansk historia(Danish history) (1989) (Swedish)
    Sven Rosborn (In Swedish): När hände vad i Nordens historia(When did what happen in the historiy of the Nordic countries) (1997)
    Dansk Biografisk Leksikon, 1933–34
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