Ducado de Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel. El título "Duque de Brunswick y Luneburgo" (en alemán, Herzog zu Braunschweig und Lüneburg) lo ostentaron, desde 1235 en adelante, varios miembros de la Casa de Welf que gobernaron diversos pequeños territorios en el noroeste de Alemania.
Elisabeth Christine became queen dowager upon the death of Frederick the Great on 17 August 1786. She wasn't present at the death of her spouse and hadn't seen him since January of that year, but was given public sympathy for his death because of the popularity she enjoyed among the public, to all of whom, according to Spalding, she was "so dear in her affliction."
Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (28 August 1691 – 21 December 1750) was Princess of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Holy Roman Empress, German Queen, Queen of Bohemia and Hungary; and Archduchess of Austria by her marriage to Emperor Charles VI.