Anna Marie of Brunswick-Lüneburg

Anna Marie of Brunswick-Lüneburg
Spouse(s) Albert, Duke of Prussia
Noble family House of Guelph
Father Eric I, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg
Mother Elizabeth of Brandenburg
Born (1532-04-23)23 April 1532
Hann. Münden
Died 20 March 1568(1568-03-20) (aged 35)

Anna Marie of Brunswick-Lüneburg (also: Anna Maria of Brunswick-Göttingen-Calenberg; German: Anna Maria von Braunschweig-Calenberg-Göttingen; born: 23 April 1532 in Hann. Münden;[1] died: 20 March 1568 in Gurievsk (German: Neuhausen) near Königsberg) was a Duchess of Brunswick-Lüneberg by birth and by marriage Duchess of Prussia.


Anna Maria was the daughter of Duke Eric I of Brunswick-Calenberg (1470–1540) and Elizabeth of Brandenburg (1510–1558). She married in 1550 Margrave Albert I of Brandenburg-Ansbach (1490–1568), who had been created the first Duke of Prussia in 1525; she was his second wife. Albert died of the plague on 20 March 1568 at Tapiau Castle. Anna Maria herself died 16 hours later from the plague also.



  1. The town was originally called Hannoversch Münden, but in 1991, the name was officially changed into Hann. Münden
Anna Marie of Brunswick-Lüneburg
Born: 23 April 1532 Died: 20 March 1568
Title last held by
Dorothea of Denmark
Duchess consort of Prussia
Succeeded by
Marie Eleonore of Cleves

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