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Ursula (Sachsen-Lauenburg) von Braunschweig-Dannenberg (abt. 1552 - 1620)

Ursula von Braunschweig-Dannenberg formerly Sachsen-Lauenburg aka von Sachsen-Lauenburg
Born about in Lauenburg, Sachsen-Lauenburgmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married [date unknown] in Brunswick,Germanymap
Descendants descendants
Died in Schernebeck,map
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European Aristocracy
Ursula Sachsen-Lauenburg was a member of the aristocracy in Europe.


Ursula was born about 1552-1553 in Lauenburg, the youngest daughter of Franz I, Herzog von Sachsen-Lauenburg of the house of Askanien and his wife Sibylle, Duchess von Sachsen of the house of Wettin.[1]

She married in 1569, Heinrich der Jüngere, Herzog von Braunschweig und Lüneburg in Lüneburg from 1559 and Dannenberg from 1569.[2]

They had seven children;[2]

  1. Julius Ernst, born 10 March 1571 at Dannenburg, succeeded as Herzog von Braunschweig in Dannenberg;
  2. Franz, born 6 June 1572 at Dannenberg, entered the Church;
  3. Anna Sophia, born 14 August 1573, died young 24 March 1574, and was buried at Dannenberg;
  4. Heinrich, born 25 October 1574, died young 17 July 1575 and was buried at Dannenberg;
  5. Sibylla Elisabeth, born 4 June 1576 at Dannenberg, married 31 August 1600 at Scharnebeck, Anton II, Graf von Oldenburg;
  6. Sidonia, born 10 October 1577 at Dannenberg, died 4 January 1645 at Lüchow, and was buried at Dannenberg;
  7. August, born 10 April 1579 at Dannenberg, succeeded as Herzog von Braunschweig in Wolfenbüttel.

Her husband died at Dannenberg on 19 January 1598 and was buried at St Johannis, Dannenberg. Ursula died at Scharnebeck on 12 October 1620, and was also buried in Church of St Johannis, in Dannenberg. [3]


  1. Schwennicke, Detlev, ed. 1999. Europäische Stammtafeln. Neue Folge. Band I.2. -Frankfurt Am Main: Vittorio Klostermann.Tafel 197-198.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Schwennicke, Detlev, ed. 1998. Europäische Stammtafeln. Neue Folge. Band I.1. -Frankfurt Am Main: Vittorio Klostermann.Tafel 24.

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Aschersleben-39 and Sachsen-Lauenburg-7 appear to represent the same person because: Same death.
posted by Jamie Nelson

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