Today in History - On This Day - January 1st. 1507 - Anna of Brandenburg, Duchess of Mecklenburg

Anna, Princess of Brandenburg was born on January 1st. 1507 as the eldest
daughter of Elector Joachim I of Brandenburg and Elisabeth of Denmark.

Through her mother Anna, Princess of Brandenburg, was a granddaughter
of King Johann of Denmark.

On January 17th. 1524 she married Duke Albert VII of Mecklenburg. This
took place in Berlin. 10 Children were born from this marriage.

In 1547 Anna's husband died, she moved to Eldenburg in Lübz.

Anna of Brandenburg, Duchess of Meclenburg died on June 19th. 1567.
She was buried at the Schwerin Cathedral (north Germany).

Source picture: Wikipedia

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