Amalie of the Palatinate was a member of the Wittelsbach family and a Countess Palatine of Simmern by birth and Duchess of Pomerania-Wolgast by marriage.
Amalie was a daughter of the Elector Palatine Philip (1448–1508) from his marriage to Margaret (1456–1501), daughter of Duke Louis IX of Bavaria-Landshut.
The marriage was arranged by Bogislaw X, Duke of Pomerania, in an attempt to obtain the support of the Electoral Palatinate in his dispute over the Electorate of Brandenburg. Amalie"s marriage was celebrated with much pomp and circumstance, in the presence of many princes. lieutenant is said that during the wedding ceremony, a dispute arose between the envoys of the kings of Denmark and Poland about their ceremonial ranking.
The Duchess was described as "modest".
She knew how to use her state as reigning princess. Amalie"s son, Philip I, Duke of Pomerania.
Amelia, who had been sickly during her whole life, died in 1524, at the age of 33 and was buried in Szczecin. Amalie had the following children:
Bogislaw XI (1514-1514)
Philip I (1515–1560), Duke of Pomerania-Wolgast, who married princess Maria of Saxony, Duchess of Pomerania, (1515-1583) in 1536
Margaret (1518–1569), who married Ernest III, Duke of Brunswick-Grubenhagen (1518-1567) in 1547.