Princess Anna Sophie of Denmark is the 3,661st most popular politician (up from 3,681st in 2019), the 1,007th most popular biography from Germany (down from 946th in 2019) and the 278th most popular German Politician. Princess Anna Sophie of Denmark was born on November 23, 1657, in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Princess Anna Sophie of Denmark and Norway Electress of Saxony Queen Consort of Danmark Og Norge, Oldenburg Poland, Kurfrstin Von Sachsen, Knigin Zu Polens bio. Born 1647 in Flensburg, Schleswig Danmark and died 1717 in Prettin, Sachsen DeutschlandHRR. Memorialize Anna Sophias life with photos and stories about her and the Af Danmark Og Norge, Von Oldenburg family history.
- Early Life and Marriage
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Anna Sophie was born in Flensburg, the second child and first daughter of Frederick of Denmark and his wife, Sophie Amalie of Brunswick-Lüneburg. She had an elder brother, Christian. Her paternal grandfather, King Christian IV, died when she was six months old, and after many months of deliberation, the Rigsraadet royal council and Estates elected her father king. He was crowned Frederick III on 23 November 1648. Her parents had six more children, two of whom died in infancy. Her surviving siblings were Frederica Amalia, Wilhelmina Ernestine, George, and Ulrika Eleonora. Anna Sophie received a fine education. Besides her native Danish, she knew German, Latin, French, Spanish and Italian. She is described physically as having thick dark eyebrows and long curving nose. During her childhood, she as well as her sisters were brought up under the supervision of the royal governess Helena von Westphalen.In 1663, she was given her own court under Enevold Parsberg. In 1662, the negotiations...
Her husband died in 1692 in Tübingen of an epidemic illness, probably cholera or the plague, and was buried in the Cathedral of Freiberg. The next year, Anna Sophie attempted to end the love affair between her elder son, then Elector Johann Georg IV, and his mistress, Magdalene Sibylle "Billa" of Neidschutz, with whom he had been living openly since his father's death. Her late husband had tried to break up the couple, perhaps motivated by fears that a close blood relationship existed between the lovers—for Billa may have been his own daughter by Ursula Margarethe of Haugwitz, and therefore John George IV's half-sister. John George IV was either ignorant of the possibility that he and Billa were committing incest, or he disregarded the claim as a malicious rumor. Anna Sophie forced her son into marrying Eleonore Erdmuthe of Saxe-Eisenach, a German noblewoman, but the marriage proved a disastrous failure. John George IV not only abandoned his bride, leaving her at the Hofe(the offici...Hans-Joachim Böttcher: Christiane Eberhardine Prinzessin von Brandenburg-Bayreuth, Kurfürstin von Sachsen und Königin von Polen, Gemahlin August des Starken. Dresdner Buchverlag 2011. ISBN 978-3-94...Hans-Joachim Böttcher: Johann Georg IV. von Sachsen & Magdalena Sibylla von Neitschütz - Eine tödliche Liaison. Dresdner Buchverlag 2014. ISBN 978-3-941757-43-1.
Princess Anna Sophie of Denmark and Norway (1 September 1647 – 1 July 1717) was the eldest daughter of King Frederick III of Denmark and Sophie Amalie of Brunswick-Lüneburg, and Electress of Saxony from 1680 to 1691 as the wife of John George III.
Princess Anna Sophie of Denmark Biography Electress consort of Saxony Princess Anna Sophie of Denmark and Norway (1 September 1647 – 1 July 1717) was the eldest daughter of King Frederick III of Denmark and Sophie Amalie of Brunswick-Lüneburg, and Electress of Saxony from 1680 to 1691 as the wife of John George III.
Jul 01, 2017 · The Lutheran Lady: Anna Sophie of Denmark. Anna Sophie walked into the chamber fearful of what she would see. The visit was a risk to her own health, but one she had to take. The Elector of Saxony lay in his bed, covered by pox, shivering but racked by fever. Just 25 years earlier, she had held him in her arms for the first time.
Princess Anna Sophie of Denmark and Norway, Electress consort of Saxony Princess Wilhelmine Ernestine of Denmark and Norway Prince George of Denmark and Norway Princess Ulrika Eleonora of Denmark and Norway, Queen consort of Sweden: Charlotte Amalie of Hesse-Kassel, Queen consort of Denmark and Norway (* 27.4.1650, O 25.6.1667, † 27.3.1714)