Frederick IV, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg

Frederick, Duke of Brunswick and Lüneburg, (28 August 1574 – 10 December 1648) was the Prince of Lüneburg from 1636 to 1648.

Frederick IV, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg
Friedrich IV. Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1574-1648).jpg
Born(1574-08-28)28 August 1574
Died10 December 1648(1648-12-10) (aged 74)
Noble familyHouse of Welf
FatherWilliam, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg
MotherDorothea of Denmark
Thaler of Frederick IV, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg

Frederick was born on 28 August 1574, the tenth child of William the Younger (Brunswick-Lüneburg) (1535–1592) and Dorothea of Denmark.

He became bishop's adjutor in the Bishopric of Ratzeburg and was elected propst (provost) of the Archdiocese of Bremen.

Frederick belonged to the New House of Lüneburg.

He died on 10 December 1648.

AncestorsEdit

SourcesEdit

  • Siebern, Heinrich: Die Kunstdenkmäler der Provinz Hannover. III. Regierungsbezirk Lüneburg, Heft 5, Stadt Celle. Hanover, 1937.
Frederick of Brunswick and Lunenburg, Lunenburg (/Celle) line
Cadet branch of the House of Este
Born: 28 August 1574 in Celle Died: 10 December 1648 in Celle
German nobility
Preceded by
Augustus I
as Prince of Lunenburg
Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg
Prince of Lüneburg
as Frederick IV

1636–1648
Succeeded by
Christian Louis
as Prince of Lunenburg
Preceded by
William Augustus
as Lord of Harburg