Ernest II, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (31 December 1564 – 2 March 1611); Prince of Lüneburg from 1592–1611. Elisabeth of Brunswick-Lüneburg (19 October 1565 – 17 July 1621); married Frederick, Count of Hohenlohe-Langenburg. Christian, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (19 November 1566 – 8 November 1633); Prince of Lüneburg from 1611–1633.
After several early divisions, Brunswick-Lüneburg re-unified under Duke Magnus II (d. 1373). Following his death, his three sons jointly ruled the Duchy. After the murder of their brother Frederick I, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg , brothers Bernard and Henry redivided the land, Henry receiving the territory of Wolfenbüttel.
Sophie was the choice of both Eric Clapton and Luke Perry, as well as of Bette Midler for her now-grown daughter. Sophie Zawistowska is the Polish heroine of the iconic William Styron novel Sophie's Choice , played in the 1982 film by Meryl Streep—who would play the mother of a Sophie decades later in Mamma Mia! .