Elisabeth of Habsburg (1501–1526)

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Elisabeth of Habsburg (1501–1526)

Queen of Denmark and Norway. Name variations: Elisabeth of Hapsburg; Elizabeth of the Netherlands; Isabella or Isabel of Spain; Isabella Habsburg; Ysabeau. Born July 18, 1501; died Jan 19, 1526 (some sources cite 1525); dau. of Juana la Loca (1479–1555) and Philip I the Fair (or Philip the Handsome), archduke of Austria, king of Castile and Leon (r. 1506, son of Maximilian I, Holy Roman emperor); sister of Charles V, Holy Roman emperor (r. 1519–1556), Mary of Hungary (1505–1558), Ferdinand I, Holy Roman emperor (r. 1558–1564), and Eleanor of Portugal (1498–1558); m. Christian II (1481–1559), king of Denmark and Norway (r. 1513–1523), Aug 12, 1515; children: John (b. 1518); twins Maximilian and Philipp (b. 1519); Dorothea of Denmark (1520–1580, who m. Frederick II, elector Palatine); Christina of Denmark (1521–1590, who m. Francesco Maria Sforza, duke of Milan, and Francis I, duke of Lorraine).

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