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Sophie of Legnica

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Name  Sophie Legnica

Died  February 6, 1546
Father  Frederick II of Legnica
Mother  Sophie of Brandenburg-Ansbach-Kulmbach
Spouse  John George, Elector of Brandenburg (m. 1545–1546)
Children  Joachim III Frederick, Elector of Brandenburg
Parents  Sophie of Brandenburg-Ansbach-Kulmbach, Frederick II of Legnica
Grandchildren  Anne Catherine of Brandenburg
Similar People  John George - Elector of, John Sigismund - Elector of, Anne Catherine of Brande

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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