Elisabeth of Brandenburg, Duchess of Brunswick-Calenberg-Göttingen; Uso en eu.wikipedia.org Elixabete Brandenburgokoa (1510-1558) Uso en fr.wikipedia.org Élisabeth de Brandebourg (1510-1558) Uso en it.wikipedia.org Consorti dei sovrani di Brunswick-Lüneburg; Elisabetta di Brandeburgo (1510-1558) Uso en nl.wikipedia.org
14/12/2006 · English: Portrait of Elisabeth of Brandenburg, Duchess of Brunswick-Calenberg-Göttingen (1510-1558), daughter of Joachim I Nestor, Elector of Brandenburg Date created about 1600
There were examples of female rulers who benefitted and even introduced the reformation in their realms during their time in power. One such example was Elisabeth of Brandenburg, Duchess of Brunswick-Calenberg-Göttingen, who introduced the Reformation in Brunswick-Calenberg-Göttingen during her tenure as regent in 1540–1545.
Born in Cölln on the Spree (today part of Berlin), George William was the son of John Sigismund, Margrave of Brandenburg and Anna of Prussia. His maternal grandfather was Albert Frederick, Duke of Prussia. In 1616, he married Elisabeth Charlotte of the Palatinate. Their only son Frederick William would later be known as the "Great Elector".
May 25 – Elisabeth of Brandenburg, Duchess of Brunswick-Calenberg-Göttingen (1525–1540) (b. 1510) May 31 – Philip Hoby, English politician (b. 1505) June 28 – Thomas Darcy, 1st Baron Darcy of Chiche, English courtier (b. 1506) July 17 – George I of Württemberg-Mömpelgard (b. 1498) August 11 – Justus Menius, German Lutheran pastor (b.
1558 – Elisabeth of Brandenburg, Duchess of Brunswick-Calenberg-Göttingen (b. 1510) 1595 – Valens Acidalius, German poet and critic (b. 1567) 1601–1900. 1607 – Mary Magdalene de' Pazzi, Italian Carmelite nun and mystic (b. 1566) 1632 – Adam Tanner, Austrian mathematician and philosopher (b. 1572)
1510 – Elisabeth of Brandenburg, Duchess of Brunswick-Calenberg-Göttingen (d. 1558) 1552 – Lavinia Fontana, Italian painter and educator (d. 1614) 1556 – Sophia Brahe, Danish horticulturalist and astronomer (d. 1643) 1561 – Thomas Howard, 1st Earl of Suffolk (d. 1626) 1578 – John Taylor, English poet and author (d. 1653)