Sophia Jagiellonica

Sophia Jagiellonica

Birth
Kraków, Małopolskie, Poland
Death 28 May 1575 (aged 52)
Schöningen, Landkreis Helmstedt, Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany
Burial Wolfenbüttel, Landkreis Wolfenbüttel, Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany
Memorial ID 132713104 · View Source
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Royalty. She was born the second daughter of Sigismund I and Bona Sforza. On February 22nd, 1556 she married Heinrich II von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel. After her husbands death she retired to her property in Schöningen. In 1570 she converted to protestantism and is the first and only protestant in the Jagiello dynasty.


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  • Created by: Lutetia
  • Added: 12 Jul 2014
  • Find a Grave Memorial 132713104
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sophia Jagiellonica (13 Jul 1522–28 May 1575), Find a Grave Memorial no. 132713104, citing Hauptkirche Beatae Mariae Virginis, Wolfenbüttel, Landkreis Wolfenbüttel, Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany ; Maintained by Lutetia (contributor 46580078) .