- In 29 August or 1 September 1535 Jadwiga married in Kraków Joachim II Hector, Elector of Brandenburg. As the Jagiellon dynasty was Catholic, Joachim II promised Sigismund he would not make Jadwiga change her religion and gave her as a dowry county of Ruppin as well as the cities Alt Ruppin and Neuruppin.
Hedwig Jagiellon (Polish: Jadwiga Jagiellonka, Lithuanian: Jadvyga Jogailaitė, German: Hedwig Jagiellonica; 15 March 1513 – 7 February 1573) was a granddaughter of Emperor Sigismund and of the Jagiellonian dynasty as daughter of Sigismund I the Old of Poland. She was Electress of Brandenburg by marriage to Joachim II Hector, Elector of Brandenburg
Hedwig Jagiellon, Electress of Brandenburg. Hedwig Jagiellonica of Poland was born 15 March 1513 in Posen to Sigismund Jagiellon (1467-1548) and Barbara Zápolya (1495-1515) and died 7 February 1573 in Neuruppin of unspecified causes. She married Joachim II.
- 15 March 1513 Posen
- Sigismund Jagiellon (1467-1548)
- 7 February 1573 Neuruppin
- Barbara Zápolya (1495-1515)
Hedwig Jagiellon, Electress of Brandenburg (Q271509)
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In 1535, her husband died and her sons asked her to return to Brandenburg, but changed their minds when she made the demand that the parishes in her dowry lands be made Protestant. She finally returned in 1545 and stayed in Spandau. The marriage of her son Joachim II Hector, Elector of Brandenburg, to Hedwig Jagiellon did not satisfy Elizabeth. Catholic services were held for Hedwig in her private chapel, and the Dowager Electress was also unhappy because Hedwig could not speak German.
Hedwig Jagiellon of Poland: 1513: 1573: Joachim II Hector, Elector of Brandenburg: Electress consort of Brandenburg
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