John George II (1627-1693)

"John George II (17 November 1627 – 7 August 1693) was a German prince of the House of Ascania and ruler of the principality of Anhalt-Dessau from 1660 to 1693.

A member of the Fruitbearing Society, he also served as a field marshal of Brandenburg-Prussia." - ( 17.11.2019)

What we know


was born Dessau 07.11.1627
son of John Casimir, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau (1596-1660)
son of Agnes of Hesse-Kassel (1606-1650)
Husband of Countess Henriette Catherine of Nassau (1637-1708)
died Berlin 19.08.1693
official Statthalter Kurmark 1658-1693
official Fürst Anhalt-Dessau 1660-1693
father of Leopold I, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau (1676-1747) [son of], Countess Henriette Catherine of Nassau (1637-1708) [mother of]


Traveller Kingdom of the Netherlands
Traveller France
Traveller Italy
professional / worker Generalmajor Swedish Army
Traveller Vienna Mai 1672
shareholder Brandenburgisch-Africanische Compagnie
bridegroom Countess Henriette Catherine of Nassau (1637-1708) Groningen 1659

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