Anton Ulrich, Duke o Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel

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Anton Ulrich
Duke o Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel
Christoph Bernhard Francke - Herzog Anton Ulrich von Braunschweig (1633-1714).jpg
Prince o Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel
Reign1685–1714
Born4 October 1633(1633-10-04)
Hitzacker, Brunswick-Lüneburg
Dee'd27 Mairch 1714(1714-03-27) (aged 80)
Salzdahlum, Brunswick-Lüneburg
BuiriedMarienkirche, Wolfenbüttel
Noble faimilyHoose o Welf
Spoose(s)Princess Elisabeth Juliane o Schleswig-Holstein-Sønderburg-Nordborg
Issue
FaitherAugustus the Younger, Duke o Brunswick-Lüneburg
MitherDorothea o Anhalt-Zerbst

Anton Ulrich, Duke o Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (4 October 1633 – 27 Mairch 1714), a member o the Hoose o Welf, wis Duke o Brunswick-Lüneburg and ruling Prince o Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel frae 1685 until 1702 jointly with his aulder brither Rudolph Augustus, and solely from 1704 until his daith. He wis ane o the main proponents o enlightened absolutism among the Brunswick dukes. He wis born in Hitzacker, then the residence o his faither Duke Augustus the Younger o Brunswick-Lüneburg (1579–1666) an his seicont wife Princess Dorothea o Anhalt-Zerbst (1607–1634). The next year his father, at the age of 55, assumed the rule in the Principality o Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel efter his Welf cousin Duke Frederick Ulrich haed died withoot issue.

Mairiage[eedit | eedit soorce]

Anton Ulrich mairit Princess Elisabeth Juliane, dochter o Frederick, Duke o Schleswig-Holstein-Sønderburg-Nordborg, in 1656.

Issue[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. August Friedrich, Hereditary Prince o Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (1657–1676)
  2. Elisabeth Eleanore Sophie (1658–1729), mairit John George, Duke o Mecklenburg-Mirow an Bernhard I, Duke o Saxe-Meiningen
  3. Princess Anna Sophie o Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (1659–1742), mairit Charles Gustav o Baden-Durlach
  4. Augustus William (1662–1731)
  5. Augusta Dorothea (1666–1751), mairit Anton Günther II, Coont o Schwarzburg-Sondershausen-Arnstadt
  6. Henrietta Christine, Abbess o Gandersheim (1669–1753)
  7. Louis Rudolph (1671–1735)