Margravine Hedwig Sophie of Brandenburg

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Hedwig Sophia of Brandenburg
Landgravine of Hesse-Kassel
Hedvig Sofia de Brandemburgo.jpg
Spouse William VI, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel
Issue Charlotte Amelie, Queen of Denmark
William VII, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel
Luise
Charles I, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel
Philip, Landgrave of Hesse-Philippsthal
Georg
Elisabeth Henriëtte, Electoral Princess of Brandenburg
House House of Hesse-Kassel
Father George William, Elector of Brandenburg
Mother Elizabeth Charlotte of the Palatinate
Born 1623
Died 1683

Hedwig Sophia of Brandenburg (1623–1683) was Landgravine consort and Regent of Hesse-Kassel. Daughter of George William, Elector of Brandenburg and Elizabeth Charlotte of the Palatinate, she married in 1649 to William VI, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel. Regent from 1663 until 1677 as the guardian of her under age sons, William VII, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel and Charles I, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel.

Ancestry[edit]

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
8. Joachim Frederick, Elector of Brandenburg
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4. John Sigismund, Elector of Brandenburg
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
9. Margravine Catherine of Brandenburg-Küstrin
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2. George William, Elector of Brandenburg
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
10. Albert Frederick, Duke of Prussia
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
5. Duchess Anna of Prussia
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
11. Marie Eleonore of Cleves
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1. Margravine Hedwig Sophie of Brandenburg
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
12. Louis VI, Elector Palatine
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6. Frederick IV, Elector Palatine
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
13. Landgravine Elisabeth of Hesse
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3. Elizabeth Charlotte of the Palatinate
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
14. William the Silent
Prince of Orange and Count of Nassau
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
7. Countess Louise Juliana of Nassau
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
15. Princess Charlotte of Bourbon
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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This article incorporates information from the equivalent article on the German Wikipedia.
Vacant
Title last held by
Amalie Elisabeth of Hanau-Münzenberg
Landgravine of Hesse-Kassel
9/19 July 1649–16 July 1663
Vacant
Title next held by
Maria Amalia of Courland