Frederick II, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp

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Frederick II, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp
Born (1568-04-21)21 April 1568
Died 15 June 1587(1587-06-15) (aged 19)
Noble family House of Holstein-Gottorp
Father Adolf, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp
Mother Christine of Hesse

Frederick II, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp (21 April 1568 – 15 June 1587) was a Danish-German nobleman. He was the eldest son of Duke Adolf of Holstein-Gottorp and his wife, Christine of Hesse (1543-1604).

He inherited the ducal share of rule in the royal Danish-ducal condominium of the duchies of Holstein and of Schleswig when his father died in 1586, and died only a year later.

Ancestors[edit]

Frederick II, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp
Cadet branch of the House of Oldenburg
Born: 21 April 1568 Died: 15 June 1587
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Adolf and
Frederick II of Denmark
Duke of Holstein and Schleswig
1586–1587
with Frederick II of Denmark (1586–1587)
Succeeded by
Frederick II of Denmark and
Philip