|Intro||Duchess consort of Courland|
|Birth||14 October 1533 (Wismar, Nordwestmecklenburg District, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany)|
|Death||14 July 1602 (Schwerin, Schwerin District, East Germany)|
Anna of Mecklenburg (14 October 1533 – 4 July 1602), was a Duchess consort of Courland. She was the daughter of Albrecht VII, Duke of Mecklenburg and Anna of Brandenburg. Anna is the first woman in Livonia, whose life story is entirely historically confirmed.
Marriage and issue
She married the Duke of Courland, Gotthard Kettler, on 11 March 1566 in Königsberg. The couple had the following children:
- Friedrich Kettler (1569–1642); married in 1600 Elisabeth Magdalena of Pomerania, no issue.
- Wilhelm Kettler (1574–1640); married in 1609 Sophia of Brandenburg-Prussia:
- Jacob Kettler; succeeded as Duke of Courland and Semigallia. Married Margravine Louise Charlotte of Brandenburg and had issue.
Anna of Mecklenburg
House of MecklenburgBorn: 14 October 1533 Died: 4 July 1602
|New title||Duchess consort of Courland
Elisabeth Magdalena of Pomerania