Frederick IV, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg

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Frederick IV, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg
Noble family House of Welf
Father William, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg
Mother Dorothea of Denmark
Born (1574-08-28)28 August 1574
Died 10 December 1648(1648-12-10) (aged 74)

Frederick, Duke of Brunswick and Lüneburg, (1574–1648) was the Prince of Lüneburg from 1636 to 1648.

Frederick was born on 28 August 1574, the tenth child of William the Younger (Brunswick-Lüneburg) (1535–1592) and Dorothea of Denmark.

He became bishop's adjutor in the Bishopric of Ratzeburg and was elected propst (provost) of the Archdiocese of Bremen.

Frederick belonged to the New House of Lüneburg.

He died on 10 December 1648.

Ancestors[edit]

Sources[edit]

  • Siebern, Heinrich: Die Kunstdenkmäler der Provinz Hannover. III. Regierungsbezirk Lüneburg, Heft 5, Stadt Celle. Hanover, 1937.
Frederick IV, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg
Born: 28 August 1574 Died: 10 December 1648
German nobility
Preceded by
Augustus
Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg
Prince of Lüneburg

1636–1648
Succeeded by
Christian Louis