Marie of Brandenburg-Kulmbach (1519–1567)

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Marie of Brandenburg-Kulmbach (1519–1567)

Electress of the Palatinate and duchess of Simmern . Name variations: Marie von Brandenburg-Kulmbach.Born on October 11, 1519; died on October 31, 1567; daughter of Suzanne of Bavaria (1502–1543) and Casimir, margrave of Brandenburg; married Frederick III the Pious (1515–1576), duke of Simmern and elector of the Palatinate (r. 1559–1576), on October 21, 1537; children: Louis VI (b. 1539), elector of the Palatinate; Elizabeth of Wittlesbach (1540–1594). Following Marie of Brandenburg-Kulmbach's death, Frederick III married Amalie von Neuanahr on April 25, 1569.

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