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Anne Eleonore of Hesse-Darmstadt

Duchess of brunswick-lüneburg by marriage
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AKA Anna Eleonore von Hessen-Darmstadt
Date of birth Darmstadt, Darmstadt Government Region, Hesse, Germany
Date of death May 06, 1659 Herzberg am Harz, Osterode, Lower Saxony, Germany
Brother(s): George II Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt John of Hesse-Braubach Frederick of Hesse-Darmstadt
Sister(s): Juliana of Hesse-Darmstadt Sophie Agnes of Hesse-Darmstadt
Mother: Magdalene of Brandenburg
Spouse: George, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg
Children: George William, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg Christian Louis, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg John Frederick, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg Sophie Amalie of Brunswick-Lüneburg Ernest Augustus, Elector of Brunswick-Lüneburg
Father: Louis V, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt
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Anne Eleonore of Hesse-Darmstadt (30 July 1601 – 6 May 1659) was the daughter of Louis V, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt and Magdalena von Brandenburg. She was born in Darmstadt, Hesse.

She married George, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg on 14 December 1617 in Darmstadt. One of their sons was Ernest Augustus, Elector of Brunswick-Lüneburg (1629–1698), father of George I of Great Britain.

She died at Herzberg Castle at the age of 57.


  • Magdalene (b. & d. 9 August 1620)
  • Christian Ludwig (1622–1665), Prince of Calenberg 1641-1648, Prince of Lüneburg 1648-1665
  • Georg Wilhelm (1624–1705), Prince of Calenberg 1648-1665, Prince of Lüneburg 1665-1705
  • Johann Friedrich (1625–1679), Prince of Calenberg 1665-1679
  • Sophie Amalie (1628–1685), married King Frederick III of Denmark
  • Dorothea Magdalene (1629-17 November 1630)
  • Ernst Augustus (1629–1698), Prince of Calenberg 1679-1698, father of King George I of Great Britain
  • Anna Marie Eleonore (20 November 1630 – 13 November 1636)
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