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Sophie of Legnica

Daughter of Duke Frederick II
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Date of birth
Date of death Feb 06, 1546
Family
Mother: Sophie of Brandenburg-Ansbach-Kulmbach
Father: Frederick II of Legnica
Spouse: John George Elector of Brandenburg
Brother(s): George II of Brieg Frederick III of Legnica
Children: Joachim Frederick Elector of Brandenburg
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Biography

Sophie of Legnica (1525 – 6 February 1546) was a daughter of Frederick II, Duke of Legnica, Brzeg, and Wohlau, and his second wife, Sophie of Brandenburg-Ansbach-Kulmbach (1485 – 1537).
Sophie, who was brought up as a Protestant, married the future Elector John George of Brandenburg on 15 February 1545. She died before he acceded to the Electorate and never reigned as Electress of Brandenburg. Her son (and only child) Joachim Frederick did, however, accede to the Electorate in 1598.

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