John Frederick II of Saxony (8 January 1529 – 19 May 1595), was Duke of Saxony (1554–1566). Early life Sibylle of Cleves and one of her sons John Frederick II was the eldest son of John Frederick I, Elector of Saxony and Sibylle of Cleves.
John Frederick (II), Ernestine duke of Saxony, or Saxe-Coburg-Eisenach, whose attempts to regain the electoral dignity, lost by his father to the rival Albertine branch of the House of Wettin, led to his capture and incarceration until his death. On the imprisonment of his father, the former.
Regency of John George II, Elector of Saxony (1669-1672) Son of Frederick William II. Died as a minor. His lands were divided between Saxe-Gotha and Saxe-Weimar. Frederick William III: 12 July 1657: 1669–1672: 14 April 1672: Ernestine Saxe-Altenburg: Unmarried: Saxe-Altenburg merged in Saxe-Gotha to form Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg: Frederick I: 15 ...
John Frederick I (30 June 1503 in Torgau – 3 March 1554 in Weimar ), called the Magnanimous, was the Elector of Saxony (1532–1547) and head of the Schmalkaldic League . Early years John Frederick was the eldest son of Elector John by his first wife, Sophie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin. His mother died fourteen days after his birth, on 12 July 1503.
Introduction John Frederick II, Duke of Saxony; Early life; Reign and military ambitions; Marriages and children; Succession; Ancestors; References
Frederick I, Elector of Saxony. Mother. Catherine of Brunswick and Lunenburg. Religion. Roman Catholicism. Frederick II, The Gentle ( Friedrich, der Sanftmütige; Frederick the Gentle; 22 August 1412 – 7 September 1464) was Elector of Saxony (1428–1464) and was Landgrave of Thuringia (1440–1445).
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Johann Friedrich II. der Mittlere (* 8. Januar 1529 in Torgau; † 9. Mai 1595 (in Haft) auf Schloss Steyr, Oberösterreich) war ein Fürst aus der ernestinischen Linie der Wettiner. Er führte den Titel eines Herzogs zu Sachsen. (de) Ο Ιωάννης-Φρειδερίκος Β΄ (γερμ.:
John Frederick II of Saxony, was Duke of Saxony. John Frederick II, Duke of Saxony Jan 8, 1529 - May 19, 1595