Wilhelm Kettler

He was born on June 30, 1574 (died on April 07, 1640, he was 65 years old) in Jelgava.


Kettler was the second Duke of Courland a region of Latvia. Wilhelm ruled the western Courland portion of the Duchy of Courland and Semigallia while his brother Friedrich ruled the eastern Semigallia portion. Wilhelm Kettler was the youngest son of Gotthard Kettler and his wife Anna of Mecklenburg. After their father's death in 1587 Wilhelm and his brother Friedrich inherited the Duchy of Courland. read more

His Parents

Anna of Mecklenburg
Anna of Mecklenburg
Gotthard Kettler
Gotthard Kettler

His mother is Anna of Mecklenburg and his father is Gotthard Kettler. His mother was Duchess consort of Courland (1566-1587) His mother died at the age of 68 (Wilhelm was 28 years old). When Wilhelm born she was 40 years old. and Gotthard Kettler was 57 years old when Wilhelm born. His father was a Duke of Courland and Semigallia.


Wilhelm Kettler had 3 siblings. Friedrich (5 years older) , Anna (7 years older) , and Elisabeth (Twin of Wilhelm Kettler


He graduated from University Of Rostock


He had one child, Jacob (71) . When his first child, Jacob Kettler, was born, Wilhelm Kettler was 36 years old.

Is Wilhelm Kettler still alive?

No, he died on 04/07/1640, 380 years ago. He was 65 years old when he died. He died in Kamień Pomorski and buried in Jelgava Palace .

What was Wilhelm's zodiac sign?

Wilhelm Kettler zodiac sign was cancer.

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When is Wilhelm Kettler's next birthday?

Wilhelm Kettler was born on the , which was a Sunday