Person:Ernest I, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (1)

Ernest I _____, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg
d.11 Jan 1546 Celle
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Name Ernest I _____, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg
Alt Name Ernst I de Belijder von BRUNSWIJK-LUNEBURG
Alt Name Ernst van Brunswijk Luneburg
Alt Name der Bekenner
Gender Male
Alt Birth? 26 Jun 1497 Uelsen
Birth[1] 27 Jun 1497 Uelzen (district), Lower Saxony
Marriage 2 Jun 1528 Schwerinto Sophia of Mecklenburg-Schwerin
Death[1] 11 Jan 1546 Celle
Reference Number? Q700441?

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Ernest of Brunswick-Lüneburg (27 June 1497 – 11 January 1546), also frequently called Ernest the Confessor, was duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg and a champion of the Protestant cause during the early years of the Protestant Reformation. He was the Prince of Lüneburg and ruled the Lüneburg-Celle subdivision of the Welf family's Brunswick-Lüneburg duchy from 1520 until his death.

He was the son of Henry I, Duke of Lüneburg, and Margarete of Saxony, the daughter of Ernest, Elector of Saxony.

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