Francis Erdmann, Duke of Saxe-Lauenburg

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Francis Erdmann
Duke of Saxe-Lauenburg
Reign 1665–1666
Predecessor Julius Henry
Successor Julius Francis
Born (1629-02-25)25 February 1629
Theusing
Died 30 July 1666(1666-07-30) (aged 37)
Schwarzenbek
Consort Sibylle Hedwig of Saxe-Lauenburg
House House of Ascania
Father Julius Henry, Duke of Saxe-Lauenburg
Mother Elisabeth Sophia of Brandenburg
Religion Lutheran

Francis Erdmann of Saxe-Lauenburg (Theusing, 25 February 1629 – 30 July 1666, Schwarzenbek), was duke of Saxe-Lauenburg between 1665 and 1666. He was the eldest son of Duke Julius Henry and his second wife Elisabeth Sophia of Brandenburg, daughter of John George, Elector of Brandenburg.

Marriage[edit]

In 1654 Francis Erdmann married his half-cousin Sibylle Hedwig of Saxe-Lauenburg (30 July 1625 – 1 August 1703, Ratzeburg), daughter of Duke Augustus. Since their marriage remained without heir Francis Erdmann was succeeded by his half-brother Julius Francis.

Ancestry[edit]

Succession box[edit]

Francis Erdmann, Duke of Saxe-Lauenburg
Born: 25 February 1629 in Theusing Died: 30 July 1666 in Schwarzenbek
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Julius Henry
Duke of Saxe-Lauenburg
1665–1666
Succeeded by
Julius Francis