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norwegianne 08-25-2006 12:06 PM

Frederik II and Sophie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin
 
Name: Frederik II

Birth: July 1, 1534

Child of: Christian III and Dorothea of Saxe-Lauenburg.

Reign: 1559-1588

Marriage: 20 July 1572: Sophia of Mecklenburg-Schwerin

Children: Elisabeth (m. Duke Henry Julius of Braunschweig), Anne (m. James VI, King of Scots, and later James I of England), Christian IV,
Ulrik, Augusta (m. Duke Johann Adolf of Holstein-Gottorp), Hedwig (m. Christian II, Elector of Saxony), Johan of Schleswig-Holstein

Death: April 4, 1588 (Overindulgence of spirits)

Throne passed to: Christian IV

Notes:
Founded the Norwegian city of Fredrikstad.

Patron of Tycho Brahe.

Built Kronborg in Elsinore to keep control of the trade on ěresund.

norwegianne 11-10-2007 05:25 PM

Name: Sophie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin

Born: 4 September 1557

Child of: Ulrich III of Mecklenburg-Schwerin and Princess Elisabeth of Denmark

Death: 14 October 1631


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