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Anna of Mecklenburg

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Noble family  Mecklenburg
Mother  Anna of Brandenburg

Name  Anna Mecklenburg
Grandchildren  Jacob Kettler
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Father  Albrecht VII, Duke of Mecklenburg
Born  14 October 1533 Wismar (1533-10-14)
Died  July 4, 1602, Schwerin, Germany
Spouse  Gotthard Kettler (m. 1566–1587)
Children  Wilhelm Kettler, Friedrich Kettler
Parents  Albrecht VII, Duke of Mecklenburg, Anna of Brandenburg, Duchess of Mecklenburg
Similar People  Gotthard Kettler, Wilhelm Kettler, Sophie Hohenzollern, Jacob Kettler, Joachim I Nestor - Elector of

Anna of Mecklenburg-Schwerin

Anna of Mecklenburg (14 October 1533 – 4 July 1602), was a Duchess consort of Courland. She was the daughter of Albrecht VII, Duke of Mecklenburg and Anna of Brandenburg. Anna is the first woman in Livonia, whose life story is entirely historically confirmed.


Marriage and issue

She married the Duke of Courland, Gotthard Kettler, on 11 March 1566 in Königsberg. The couple had the following children:

  • Friedrich Kettler (1569–1642); married in 1600 Elisabeth Magdalena of Pomerania, no issue.
  • Wilhelm Kettler (1574–1640); married in 1609 Sophia of Brandenburg-Prussia:
  • Jacob Kettler; succeeded as Duke of Courland and Semigallia. Married Margravine Louise Charlotte of Brandenburg and had issue.
  • References

    Anna of Mecklenburg Wikipedia

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