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  1. John Frederick I, Elector of Saxony - Wikipedia

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    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. John Frederick received his education from George Spalatin, whom he highly esteemed during his whole life. Spalatin was Martin Luther's friend and advisor and thus, through Spalatin ...

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  2. John, Elector of Saxony - Wikipedia

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    Born in Meissen, he was the fifth of the seven children of Ernest, Elector of Saxony and Elisabeth of Bavaria.. From 1486 onward he was the heir presumptive of his childless brother Frederick the Wise; upon whose death in 1525, John inherited the title of Elector.

  3. John Frederick | elector of Saxony | Britannica

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    John Frederick, byname John Frederick the Magnanimous, German Johann Friedrich der Grossmütige, (born June 30, 1503, Torgau, Saxony—died March 3, 1554, Weimar, Saxe-Weimar), last elector of the Ernestine branch of the Saxon House of Wettin and leader of the Protestant Schmalkaldic League. His wars against the Holy Roman emperor Charles V and ...

  4. John | elector of Saxony | Britannica

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    After his father’s death in 1486, John ruled the lands of the Ernestine branch of the Wettin dynasty of Saxony jointly with his older brother Frederick III the Wise, succeeding his brother as elector in 1525. A firm Lutheran, John immediately created the League of Gotha with Philip the Magnanimous, landgrave of Hesse, and shortly thereafter ...

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    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. He received his education from George Spalatin, whom he highly esteemed during his whole life.

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    John Frederick Age. 50. Born. Tuesday 30 Jun 1503. Died. 3 Mar 1554. ... John Frederick I, Elector Of Saxony's former sister in law was Anne of Cleves John Frederick ...

  7. John Frederick I, Elector of Saxony

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    ( de. Johann Friedrich I; b. Torgau, 30 June 1503 – d. Weimar, 3 March 1554), called John the Magnanimous, was Elector of Saxony and Head of the Protestant Confederation of Germany (the Schmalkaldic League), Champion of the Reformation .Early…

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    John Frederick I (German: Johann Friedrich I; 30 June 1503, in Torgau – 3 March 1554, in Weimar), called John the Magnanimous, or St. John the Steadfast (by Lutherans), was Elector of Saxony and Head of the Protestant Confederation of Germany (the Schmalkaldic League), "Champion of the Reformation".

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    John Frederick was the eldest son of John, Elector of Saxony, by his first wife, Sofie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin. His mother died fourteen days after his birth, on 12 July 1503. He received his education from George Spalatin, whom he highly esteemed during his whole life. Spalatin was Martin Luther's friend and advisor and thus, through Spalatin ...

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    John Frederick I, 1503–54, elector (1532–47) and duke (1547–54) of Saxony; last elector of the Ernestine branch of the house of Wettin Wettin, German dynasty, which ruled in Saxony, Thuringia, Poland, Great Britain, Belgium, and Bulgaria.