Frederick IV, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg

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

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

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



  • 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 byas Prince of Lunenburg Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg
Prince of Lüneburg
as Frederick IV

Succeeded byas Prince of Lunenburg
Preceded byas Lord of Harburg

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