Anna Sophia of Brandenburg
Anna of Prussia

Anna Sophia of Brandenburg’s love affair

Anna Sophia of Brandenburg was born on 18 March 1598 in Berlin as the eldest daughter of Johann Sigismund of Brandenburg and Anna of Prussia. Not much is known of her youth. She was only 16 years old when she married Duke Frederick Ulrich of Brunswick-Lüneburg, who was seven years her senior. It must have [read more]

Anna Sophia of Brandenburg

The Hohenzollern Crypt at the Berliner Dom

I spent a few days in Berlin and one of the first stops I made was at the Berliner Dom, or Berlin Cathedral. It was partially closed due to a service but I was still allowed into the crypt down below. This crypt houses the remains of many of the Hohenzollern family. It’s quite interesting [read more]