Frederik I, Anna of Brandenburg and Sophie of Pomerania
Name: Frederik I
Birth: 7 October, 1471 at Haderslevhus
Child of: Christian I and Dorothea of Brandenburg
Marriage: Anna of Brandenburg & Sophie of Pommerania
Children: With Anna: Christian (1503-1559) & Dorothea (1504-1547), with Sophie:Hans (1521-1580), Elisabeth (1524-1586), Adolf (1526-1586), Dorothea (1528-1575), Frederik (1529-56)
Death: 10 April 1533, Gottorp Castle
Throne passed to: Christian III
Brother of King Hans. The first king to be called Frederik.
He stayed at Gottorp for most of his reign, only visiting Denmark when needed. Never visited Norway.
Anna of Brandenburg
Born in 1487 in Berlin. The daughter of Johann of Brandenburg and Margrete of Saxony. Married to Frederik in a double wedding, where her brother Joachim married Frederik's niece Elisabeth. Died in 1514 in Kiel of Tuberculosis. Died before becoming queen of Denmark.
Sophie of Pomerania
Daughter of Bugislav 10. of Pomerania and Anna of Poland. Born 1498. Died: 1568.
A German psalm, Gott ist mein Heil, Hulf und Trost is believed to have been written by Sophie of Pomerania. :writing:
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