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Maria Eleonora of Brandenburg (1599–1655)

Maria Eleonora of Brandenburg (1599–1655)

Queen of Sweden. Name variations: Maria Eleanora Hohenzollern. Born Nov 11, 1599; died Mar 28, 1655; dau. of John Sigismund (1572–1619), elector of Brandenburg (r. 1608–1619), and Anna of Prussia; sister of George William, elector of Brandenburg (r. 1619–1640); m. Gustavus II Adolphus (1594–1632), king of Sweden (r. 1611–1632), on Nov 25, 1620; children: Christine (1623–1624); Christina of Sweden (1626–1689).

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