Today in History - February 25th. 1622 - Christian Louis, Duke of Brunswick - Lüneburg

February 25th. 1622 marks the birth of Christian Louis
(in German: Christian Ludwig). This event took place at
Herzberg am Harz.

Christian Louis - Source picture: Wikipedia


His parents were George, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg and
Anne Eleonore of Hesse-Darmstadt.

After the death of his father, Christian Louis inherited the title
duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg but he lived his whole life at the
Leineschloss in Hanover.

In 1642 Christian Louis became a member of the Freatbearing
Society. This was a German literary society.

On October 9th. 1653 Christian Louis married
Sophie Dorothea of Schleswig- Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg.

But in 1665 he died childless in Celle on March 15th. at the
age of 43.
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