Today in History - June 26th. 1575 - Anne Catherine of Brandenburg

June 26th. 1575 marks the birth of Anne Catherine of Brandenburg. She was born in
Halle (Germany).


Anne Catherine of Brandenburg - Source picture: Wikipedia

In 1595 King Christian IV of Denmark met Anne Catherine on his journey in
Germany. The same year he decided to marry her.

On November 27th. 1597 Anne Catherine married Christian and she became
Queen Consort of Denmark. Together they had 6 children. Little is known 
about their marriage, but in the end he took a mistress ...

Anne Catherine of Brandenburg died on April 8th. 1612 in Copenhagen.