|Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg|
|Born||15 March 1584|
|Died||27 September 1663 79)(aged|
|Spouse(s)||Sophie Hedwig of Saxe-Lauenburg|
Mary Elizabeth, Margravine of Brandenburg-Bayreuth
Duke Charles Albert
Sophie Hedwig, Duchess of Saxe-Zeitz
Augusta, Duchess of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg at Augustenburg
Christine, Duchess of Saxe-Merseburg
Sophia Dorothy, Duchess of Brunswick-Lüneburg then Electress of Brandenburg
Duchess Anne Sabine
|Father||John II, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg|
|Mother||Elisabeth of Brunswick-Grubenhagen|
Philip of Schleswig-Holstein-Glücksburg (15 March 1584 – 27 September 1663) was the first Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Glücksburg after the death of his father in 1622.He was the son of John II, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg and Duchess Elisabeth of Brunswick-Grubenhagen.
Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg was a line of the house of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg, a cadet branch of the House of Oldenburg, from 1622 to 1779.
John the Younger or John of Denmark was the Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg.
On the death of his brother Duke Christian of Schleswig-Holstein at Ærø in 1633, he inherited that island, as well as the town of Koping (Ærøskøbing), the district of Wuderup (Vodrup) and the domain of Gravenstein (Gråsten). That year, however, he ceded the last to his elder brother Frederick, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sønderburg-Norburg, who had remained landless until he inherited Norburg in 1624 upon the death of their elder brother, Duke John Adolf. Frederick, however, returned Gravenstein to Philip in 1635 or 1636. The Æero appanage remained hereditary in Philip's branch of the dynasty until being purchased by their kinsman Frederick V of Denmark in 1749, who dissolved it as a fideicommis in 1767. Philip also purchased the domain of Freinwillen in Schleswig which he gave to his unmarried youngest (surviving) daughter Hedwig (1640-1671). In 1648 Philipp bought, from Hans von Ahlefeld, another domain called Gravenstein located, however, in the Sundeved north of the Flesburg Fjord. He did not retain that estate as part of his duchy, however, re-selling it in 1662 to Frederick von Ahlefeld.
Christian of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Ærø was the first and only partitioned-off duke of Ærø. As a partitioned-off duke, he did not have sovereignty.
Ærø is one of the Danish Baltic Sea islands, and part of the Southern Denmark Region.
Ærøskøbing is a town in central Denmark, located in Ærø Municipality on the island of Ærø. The suffix -købing means a trade town in the languages that derive from Old Norse.
On 23 May 1624, Philip married Sophie Hedwig of Saxe-Lauenburg (1601–1660), daughter of Francis II, Duke of Saxe-Lauenburg. They had the following children:
Francis II of Saxe-Lauenburg, was the third son of Francis I of Saxe-Lauenburg and Sybille of Saxe-Freiberg, daughter of Duke Henry IV the Pious of Saxony. From 1581 on he ruled Saxe-Lauenburg as duke.
The Duchy of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Plön, also Schleswig-Holstein-Plön, Holstein-Plön or just Duchy of Plön, was a small sub-duchy (Teilherzogtum) created by the physical division of the Duchy of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg. Today, its remaining significance is primarily the building of Plön Castle. The Duchy of Plön was not a territorial dukedom in its own right, but a sub-division within the state structure of the duchies of Schleswig and Holstein. The scattered territorial dominion lay mostly in the southeast part of present-day German state of Schleswig-Holstein.
Joachim Ernest of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Plön, also Joachim Ernest of Schleswig-Holstein-Plön, was the first Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Plön, which emerged from a division of the Duchy of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg.
Christian of Saxe-Eisenberg was a duke of Saxe-Eisenberg.
Augustus II, called the Younger, a member of the House of Welf was Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg. In the estate division of the House of Welf of 1635, he received the Principality of Wolfenbüttel which he ruled until his death. Considered one of the most literate princes of his time, he is known for founding the Herzog August Library at his Wolfenbüttel residence, then the largest collection of books and manuscripts north of the Alps.
Johann Adolf of Holstein-Gottorp was a Duke of Holstein-Gottorp.
Princess Augusta of Denmark was the third daughter of King Frederick II of Denmark and Sophia of Mecklenburg-Güstrow, and Duchess of Holstein-Gottorp as the wife of Duke John Adolf. She was politically influential during the reign of her son, Duke Frederick III.
Ernest Günther of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg was a Duke of Schleswig-Holstein of its Sonderborg line. He was the first to have his ducal seat in Augustenborg Palace, which he built and named in honor of his wife. He ruled from 1647 until his death in 1689.
Maurice of Saxe-Zeitz was a duke of Saxe-Zeitz and member of the House of Wettin.
Princess Dorothea of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, was Duchess consort of Brunswick-Lüneburg by marriage to Christian Louis, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, and Electress of Brandenburg by marriage to Frederick William, Elector of Brandenburg, the "Great Elector".
Princess Augusta of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg was a Danish-German princess of the senior Glücksburg line of the Duke of Schleswig-Holstein. She was the first Duchess of Augustenborg by marriage. Augustenborg palace, and as a consequence the nearby town, were named in honor of her.
Joachim Frederick of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Plön, also known as Joachim Frederick of Schleswig-Holstein-Plön, was the third Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Plön, a dukedom created by the division of the Duchy of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg.
Dorothea von Anhalt-Zerbst was a member of the House of Askanier and a princess of Anhalt-Zerbst and by marriage Duchess of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel.
Frederick of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Norburg was Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Norburg.
Ernest III of Brunswick-Grubenhagen-Herzberg, was a member of the noble family of Guelph and a duke of Brunswick-Grubenhagen.
Eleonore of Anhalt-Zerbst was a member of the House of Ascania and a princess of Anhalt-Zerbst by birth and by marriage Duchess of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Norburg.
Maria of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel was a princess of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel by birth and by marriage Duchess of Saxe-Lauenburg.
Dorothea Auguste was a German noblewoman. She was a daughter of John Adolf, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp and Princess Augusta of Denmark.
Elizabeth of Brunswick-Grubenhagen was the first wife of Duke John of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg, the son of King Christian III of Denmark.
Eleonore Sophie, Princess of Anhalt-Bernburg was a member of the Danish royal family and the consort of Christian II, Prince of Anhalt-Bernburg.