Johann Sigismund von Brandenburg

Johann Sigismund von Brandenburg

Birth
Halle (Saale), Stadtkreis Halle (Saale), Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Death 2 Jan 1620 (aged 47)
Berlin, Germany
Burial Berlin-Mitte, Mitte, Berlin, Germany
Memorial ID 22804847 · View Source
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Johann Sigismund was a Prince-elector of the Margraviate of Brandenburg from the House of Hohenzollern. He also served as a Duke of Prussia.

Father:
Joachim Friedrich of Hohenzollern, Elector of Brandenburg (1546-1609)
Mother:
Katharina of Brandenburg-Küstrin (1549-1602)

He succeeded his father as Margrave of Brandenburg in 1608. He gave the Reichshof Castrop to his teacher and educator Carl Friedrich von Bordelius. John Sigismund received the territories of Cleves, Mark, and Ravensberg in the Treaty of Xanten in 1614.
He succeeded his father-in-law Albert Friedrich as Duke of Prussia in 1618, but died the following year.



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  • Created by: Frank K.
  • Added: 10 Nov 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22804847
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Johann Sigismund von Brandenburg (8 Nov 1572–2 Jan 1620), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22804847, citing Berliner Dom, Berlin-Mitte, Mitte, Berlin, Germany ; Maintained by Frank K. (contributor 46941322) .