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Henry, Duke of Brunswick-Dannenberg

Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg and Prince of Lüneburg
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Date of birth
Date of death 1598
Family
Spouse: Ursula of Saxe-Lauenburg
Children: Julius Ernst, Duke of Brunswick-Dannenberg Augustus the Younger, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg
Mother: Sophie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin
Sister(s): Elisabeth Ursula von Braunschweig-Lüneburg
Father: Ernest I, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg
Brother(s): William the Younger Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg Francis Otto Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg
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Biography

Henry (1533–1598) was duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg from 1559 until 1598 and ruled over the Dannenberg subdivision of the duchy. He was the son of Ernest I, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg. He died in Dannenberg on 19 January 1598.

Marriage and children who reached adulthood

In 1569 Henry married Ursula of Saxe-Lauenburg (*1545 – 22 October 1620*, Schernebeck), daughter of Francis I of Saxe-Lauenburg. They had the following children:

  • Julius Ernest (1571–1636)
  • Francis (1572–1601)
  • Sybil Elizabeth (1576–1630), married Anthony II, Count of Delmenhorst
  • Sidonia (1577–1645)
  • Augustus (1579–1666)
Henry, Duke of Brunswick-Dannenberg
House of Welf
Born: 4 June 1533 Died: 19 January 1598
German nobility
Preceded by
Francis Otto
Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg
Prince of Lüneburg

1559–1569
Succeeded by
William the Younger
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