Show Summary Details

Page of
PRINTED FROM Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. © Oxford University Press, 2018. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single article in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy).

Sophia Dorothea [Princess Sophia Dorothea of Celle]locked

  • Matthew Kilburn


Sophia Dorothea [Princess Sophia Dorothea of Celle] (1666–1726), electoral princess of Hanover, was born in the castle of Celle, Germany, on 15 September 1666 os, the eldest child of Georg Wilhelm, duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (1624–1705), ruler of the Celle portion of the duchy from 1665, and ...

You do not currently have access to this article


Please login to access the full content.


Access to the full content requires a subscription

, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)