Sophia of Liegnitz

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Sophia von Liegnitz (* 1525 ; † February 6, 1546 ) was a daughter of Duke Friedrich II of Liegnitz, Brieg and Wohlau and Princess Sophie of Brandenburg-Ansbach , daughter of Margrave Friedrich the Elder of Brandenburg-Ansbach and Bayreuth .

Sophia, who was educated as a Protestant, was married to Elector Johann Georg von Brandenburg on February 15, 1545 . She died a few days after the birth of their son Joachim Friedrich (1546–1608), his father's successor as Elector of Brandenburg.


  • Ernst Daniel Martin Kirchner: The electors and queens on the throne of the Hohenzollern. In connection with their family and time relationships. Part 2: The last eight Electresses. Wiegandt & Grieben, Berlin 1867, pp. 1–4 .