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Frederick II, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp

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).

Frederick II, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp
Born21 April 1568
Died15 June 1587(1587-06-15) (aged 19)
Noble familyHouse of Holstein-Gottorp
FatherAdolf, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp
MotherChristine of Hesse

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.

AncestorsEdit

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