Catherine of Custrin (1549–1602)

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Catherine of Custrin (1549–1602)

Electress of Brandenburg. Name variations: Catherine von Brandenburg-Kustrin or Cüstrin. Born on August 10, 1549; died on September 30, 1602; married Joachim Frederick (1546–1608), elector of Brandenburg (r. 1598–1608), on January 8, 1570; children: John Sigismund (1572–1619), elector of Brandenburg (r. 1608–1619); Anna Catherina of Brandenburg (1575–1612, who married Christian IV, king of Denmark).