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
Died 30 July 1666(1666-07-30) (aged 37)
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.


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.


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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
Succeeded by
Julius Francis