Today in History - January 16th. 1622 - Anna Margareta von Haugwitz

Anna Margareta von Haugwitz was born on January 16th. 1622  in Calbe
as a poor orphan from lower German nobility.

Anna Margareta von Haugwitz - Source picture: Wikipedia


In 1635 she moved to Sweden as ward of Elisabeth Juliana of Erbach
and met a Swedish commander, Carl Gustaf Wrangel, the two fell in love,
despite their difference in rank.The couple married in 1640 and this turned
out to be a happy family life.

After her death on March 20th. 1673, Anna Margareta von Haugwitz,
 surprisingly, provide a large sum of money to her
birth city, Calbe.