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John Sigismund, Elector of Brandenburg (1572-1620)

"John Sigismund (German: Johann Sigismund; 8 November 1572 – 23 December 1619) was a Prince-elector of the Margraviate of Brandenburg from the House of Hohenzollern. He became the Duke of Prussia through his marriage to Duchess Anna, the eldest daughter of Duke Albert Frederick of Prussia who died without sons. Their marriage resulted in the creation of Brandenburg-Prussia." - (en.wikipedia.org 29.10.2019)

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Background

official Kurfürst Brandenburg (State)
was born Halle (Saale) 08.11.1572
died Berlin 02.01.1620
was buried Berlin Cathedral
son of Joachim Frederick, Elector of Brandenburg (1546-1608) [father of], Katharina von Brandenburg-Küstrin (1549-1602) [mother of]
Husband of Duchess Anna of Prussia (1576-1625)
father of George William, Elector of Brandenburg (1595-1640) [son of], Duchess Anna of Prussia (1576-1625) [mother of]
father of Joachim Sigismund von Brandenburg (1603-1625) [son of], Duchess Anna of Prussia (1576-1625) [mother of]
father of Anna Sophia von Brandenburg (1598-1659) [daughter of], Duchess Anna of Prussia (1576-1625) [mother of]
father of Maria Eleonora of Brandenburg (1599-1655) [daughter of], Duchess Anna of Prussia (1576-1625) [mother of]
father of Catherine of Brandenburg (1602-1644) [daughter of], Duchess Anna of Prussia (1576-1625) [mother of]

Biography

bridegroom Duchess Anna of Prussia (1576-1625) Kaliningrad 30.10.1594

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Genealogy

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Brandenburg (State)13.0080556869506840052.36194610595703000place of actiondb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622
Halle (Saale)11.9719448089599610051.48305511474609400Place of birth db_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.07522
Berlin13.4083328247070310052.51833343505859400Place of deathdb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.07522
Berlin Cathedral13.4011106491088870052.51916503906250000Burial placedb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622
Kaliningrad20.5000000000000000054.71666717529297000place of weddingdb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622

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