List of princess-abbesses of Quedlinburg

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No. Name Image Reign Notes House
1 Matilda
955 - 7 February 999
0966–999 Daughter of Otto I, Holy Roman Emperor, and Adelaide of Italy; granddaughter of Saint Matilda, founder of the abbey. Ottonian dynasty
2 Adelaide I
977- 14 January 1044
Hase Quast 1877 S 10 Nr 1 Adelheid I.jpg 0999–1044 Niece of Matilda and daughter of Otto II, Holy Roman Emperor, and Theophanu.
3 Beatrice I
1037- 13 July 1061
Hase Quast 1877 S 11 Nr 2 Beatix I.jpg 1044–1062 Daughter of Henry III, Holy Roman Emperor, and his first wife, Gunhilda of Denmark. Salian dynasty
4 Adelaide II
1045 - 11 January 1096
Hase Quast 1877 S 12 Nr 3 Adelheid II.jpg 1062–1096 Half-sister of Beatrice I and daughter of Henry III, Holy Roman Emperor, and his second wife, Agnes of Poitou.
5 Eilica
1080 - 1142 (?)
1096–1110 The only surviving traces of Eilica are coins found in Sweden. ?
6 Agnes I
1088- 1125/6
Hase Quast 1877 S 12 Nr 4 AgnesIVPolen.jpg 1110–1125/6 Niece of Beatrice I and Adelaide II and daughter of Vladislaus I Herman, Duke of Poland, and Judith of Swabia. Piast dynasty
7 Gerberga
died 12 July 1137
Erath 1764 Taf XX 3 Gerburg.jpg 1126–1137 Sister of Counts Gottfried and Otto von Cappenberg. House of Cappenberg
8. Beatrice II
1123- 2 April 1160
1137–1160 Daughter of Herrmann I, Count of Winzenburg, and Hedwig of Wöltingerode. House of Formbach
9 Meregart
1160–1161
10 Adelaide III
died 1 May 1184
Erath 1764 Taf XX 8 Adelheid III.jpg 1161–1184 Daughter of Frederick VI, Count Palatine of Saxony, and Lutgard of Salzwedel. House of Sommerschenburg
11 Agnes II
19 June 1145 - 22 January 1203
Hase Quast 1877 S 12 Nr 5 AgnesIIVMeissen.jpg 1184–1203 Daughter of Conrad, Margrave of Meissen, and Luitgard of Elchingen-Ravenstein. House of Wettin
12 Sophia I
1182 - 9 June 1226
Hase Quast 1877 S 13 Nr 6 SophiaVBrehna.jpg 1203–1226 Niece of Agnes II and daughter of Frederick I of Brehna and Hedwig of Böhmen-Jamnitz.
13 Bertradis I
1221-1229
Erath 1764 Taf XXII 4 Bertradis.jpg 1226–1230 Daughter of Dedo II, Lord of Krosigk, and Adelaide of Harbke. House of Krosigk
14 Cunigunde
1222-1231
Erath 1764 Taf XXII 11 Kunigunde.jpg 1230–1231 Sister of Bishop Meinard von Kranichfeld House of Kranichfeld
15 Osterlinde
died 1233
Erath 1764 Taf XXII 8 Osterlindis.jpg 1231–1233 House of Falkenstein
16 Gertrude
died 11 October 1270
Hase Quast 1877 S 14 Nr 7 GertrudVAmpfurth.jpg 1233–1270 Daughter of Werner von Ampfurth. House of Ampfurth
17 Bertradis II
1270-13 October 1308
Erath 1764 Taf XXVII 14 Bertradis II.jpg 1270–1308
18 Jutta
1285- 5 November 1347
Erath 1764 Taf XXXIII 2 Jutta.jpg 1308–1347 Daughter of Volrad VIII, Count of Kranichfeld. House of Schwarzburg
19 Luitgard
1336-17 December 1353
Erath 1764 Taf XXXVII 22 Luitgard.jpg 1347–1353 Daughter of Louis, Count of Stolberg-Wernigerode. House of Stolberg
20 Agnes III
died 9 October 1364
Erath 1764 Taf XXXVIII 8 Agnes III.jpg 1354–1362 Daughter of Lappo von Schraplau. House of Schraplau
21 Elisabeth I
died 1375
Erath 1764 Taf XXXVIII 21 Elisabeth I.jpg 1362–1375 House of Hakeborn
22 Margaret
1355- 13/14 December 1379
Erath 1764 Taf XXXVIII 1 Margarete v S.jpg 1376–1379 Sister of Agnes III and daughter Lappo von Schraplau. House of Schraplau
23 Irmgard
1356-20/22 August 1405
Erath 1764 Taf XXXVIII 20 Irmgard.jpg 1379–1405 Daughter of Albert I, Burgrave of Kirchberg and Elisabeth of Orlamünde. House of Kirchberg
24 Adelaide IV
1376-†15 March 1441
1405–1435 Daughter of Henry II, Lord of Isenburg, and Countess Adelaide of Hanau. House of Isenburg
25 Anna I
1416-14 January 1458 Quedlinburg
Hase Quast 1877 S 15 Nr 8 AnnaIVPlauen.jpg 1435–1458 Daughter of Heinrich IX von Reuss, Lord of Plauen and Königswarth, and Countess Anna of Riesenburg. House of Reuss
26 Hedwig
31 October 1445-13 June 1511
Hase Quast 1877 S 16 Nr 10 HedwigVSachsen.jpg 1458–1511 Daughter of Frederick II, Elector of Saxony, and Margaret of Austria and niece of Frederick III, Holy Roman Emperor. House of Wettin
27 Madalene
1491- 2 October 1515
1511–1515 Daughter of Albert IV of Anhalt and Elisabeth of Mansfeld. House of Ascania
28 Anna II
28 January 1504 - 4 March 1574
AnnaIIStolQued.jpg 1515–1574 The last Roman Catholic abbess and the first Lutheran abbess. Daughter of Botho III, Count of Stolberg-Wernigerode, and Anna von Eppenstein. House of Stolberg
29 Elisabeth II
1542- 20 July 1584
ElisRegQued.jpg 1574–1584 Daughter of Count Ulrich of Regenstein-Blankenburg and Magdalena of Stolberg. House of Regenstein
30 Anna III
3 April 1565-12 May 1601
AnnaIIIStolQued.jpg 1584–1601 Daughter of Count Henry of Stolberg and Elisabeth von Gleichen. House of Stolberg
31 Maria
7 October 1571- 7 March 1610
MariaSaWeiQued.jpg 1601–1610 Daughter of John William, Duke of Saxe-Weimar and Countess Dorothea Susanna of the Palatinate. House of Wettin
32 Dorothea
7 January 1591-17 November 1617
DorotheaSaQued.jpg 1610–1617 Daughter of Christian I, Elector of Saxony and Sophie of Brandenburg.
33 Dorothea Sophia
19 December 1587 - 10 February 1645
DorotSophieSaQued.jpg 1617–1645 Daughter of Frederick William I and Sophie of Württemberg.
34 Anna Sophia I
2 April 1619 1. September 1680
AnnaSophiaRheinQued.jpg 1645–1680 Daughter of George William, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken-Birkenfeld, and Countess Dorothea of Solms-Sonnenwalde. House of Wittelsbach
35 Anna Sophia II
17 December 1638-13 December 1683
AnnaSophieHeDaQued.jpg 1681–1683 Daughter of George II, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt, and Princess Sophie Eleonore of Saxony. House of Hesse-Darmstadt
36 Anna Dorothea
12 November 1657 - 24 June 1704
AnnaDorotheaSaWeiQued.jpg 1684–1704 Daughter of John Ernest II, Duke of Saxe-Weimar, and Duchess Christine Elisabeth of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg. House of Wettin
37 Marie Elisabeth
21 March 1678 - 17 July 1755
QuedlinburgMariaElisabeth.jpg 1718–1755 Daughter of Christian Albert, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorp and Princess Frederica Amalia of Denmark. House of Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorp
38 Anna Amalia
9 November 1723-30 March 1787
Amalie-von-Preussen-Aebtissin-von-Quedlinburg-im-Alter1723-1787-Zeichnung-von-Adolph-Menzel.jpg 1756–1787 Daughter of King Frederick William I of Prussia and Duchess Sophia Dorothea of Hanover. House of Hohenzollern
39 Sophia Albertina
8 October 1753 - 17 March 1829
Sofia Albertina.jpg 1787–1803 Niece of Anna Amalia and daughter of King Adolf Frederick of Sweden and Princess Louisa Ulrika of Prussia. House of Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorp