John I, Prince of Anhalt-Bernburg (died 5 June 1291) was a German prince of the House of Ascania and ruler of the principality of Anhalt-Bernburg. He was the eldest son of Bernhard I, Prince of Anhalt-Bernburg, by his wife Princess Sophie, daughter of King Abel of Denmark.
The last prince of the original line of Anhalt-Bernburg died in 1468 and his lands were inherited by the princes of the sole remaining line, that of Anhalt-Zerbst. The territory belonging to this branch of the family had been divided in 1396, and after the acquisition of Bernburg Prince George I made a further partition of Zerbst (Zerbst and ...
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Christian I, Prince of Anhalt-Bernburg, also known as Christian of Anhalt, was a German prince of the House of Ascania. He was ruling prince of Anhalt and, from 1603, ruling prince of the revived principality of Anhalt-Bernburg. From 1595 he was governor of Upper Palatinate, and soon became the advisor-in-chief of Frederick IV, Elector Palatine.
Christian was the second son of Joachim Ernest, Prince of Anhalt, by his first wife Agnes, daughter of Wolfgang I, Count of Barby-Mühlingen. Born in Bernburg, Christian was trained from 1570 in Dessau by Caspar Gottschalk in Latin, Italian, and French. Still a child, he participated in diplomatic missions, among other places, to Constantinople; thus prepared, he developed into an ambitious, urbane diplomat. In the early months of 1586 he went to Dresden and remained there several years as ...
In Lorbach on 2 July 1595 Christian married Anna of Bentheim-Tecklenburg, daughter of Arnold III, Count of Bentheim-Steinfurt-Tecklenburg-Limburg. They had sixteen children
Bernhard I (ca. 1218–1287) Prince of Anhalt-Bernburg, second son of Henry I (c. 1170 – 1252) John I (d. 1291) Prince of Anhalt-Bernburg jointly with his brother Bernhard II; Bernhard II (ca. 1260 – 1323) Prince of Anhalt-Bernburg jointly with his brother John I; Bernhard III (d. 1348) Prince of Anhalt-Bernburg
John George I: Agnes of Hesse-Kassel: Maurice, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel (Hesse-Kassel) 14 May 1606 18 May 1623 28 May 1650 John Casimir: Sophie Margarete of Anhalt-Bernburg: Christian I, Prince of Anhalt-Bernburg : 16 September 1615 14 July 1651 15 September 1660 27 December 1673 Countess Henriette Catherine of Nassau: Frederick Henry, Prince ...
Prince Victor Amadeus of Anhalt-Bernburg inherited Anhalt-Plötzkau in 1665. Upon his death in 1718 his lands were further divided and the Principality of Anhalt-Zeitz-Hoym was created for his second son Lebrecht , which was reunited with Anhalt-Bernburg in 1812.
John I, Prince of Anhalt-Bernburg (d. 5 June 1291) Albert (d. 14 September 1324), Bishop of Halberstadt (1304–1324) Bernhard II, Prince of Anhalt-Bernburg (b. ca. 1260 - d. aft. 26 December 1323)
John Casimir, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau (17 December 1596 – 15 September 1660), was a German prince of the House of Ascania. He was ruler of the principality of Anhalt-Dessau from 1618 to 1660. During his reign the tasks of government were carried out by a committee of court officials, because he devoted much of his time to hunting.
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After the death of his father in 1287, Bernhard inherited the principality of Anhalt-Bernburg. In accordance with the family law of the House of Ascania, he was obliged to rule jointly with his older brother John I without division of their patrimony. John died four years later (1291) and Bernhard became the sole ruler.