Sophie Amalie of Brunswick-Lüneberg (1628–1685)

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Sophie Amalie of Brunswick-Lüneberg (1628–1685)

Queen of Denmark. Name variations: Sophia of Lüneburg; Sophia Amelia of Brunswick; SophiaAmelia of Brunswick-Luneburg. Born on March 24, 1628, in Herzberg; died on February 20, 1685, in Copenhagen, Denmark; daughter of George Guelph (b. 1582), duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (d. 1641) and Anne-Eleanor of Hesse-Darmstadt (1601–1659); married Frederick III (1609–1670), king of Denmark and Norway (r. 1648–1670), on October 1, 1643; children: Ulrik Frederik Gyldenlove; Christian V (1646–1699), king of Denmark and Norway (r. 1670–1699); Anna Sophia of Denmark (1647–1717, who married John George III of Saxony); Jørgen or George of Denmark (who married Queen Anne of England); Frederica Amalie (1649–1704); Wilhelmine (1650–1706); Frederick (1651–1652); Ulrica Eleanora of Denmark (1656–1693, who married Charles XI, king of Sweden); Dorothea (1657–1658).

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