John George I (5 March 1585 – 8 October 1656) was Elector of Saxony from 1611 to 1656. He led Saxony through the Thirty Years' War, which dominated his 45 year reign. Contents 1 Biography 2 Assessment 3 Family and children 4 Ancestors 5 See also 6 Notes 7 References Biography [ edit] Monument to John George in Johanngeorgstadt.
Aug 01, 2022 · Description. Also known as. English. John George I, Elector of Saxony. German noble (1585-1656) John George I of Saxony. John George I.
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JOHN GEORGE I. (1585–1656), elector of Saxony, second son of the elector Christian I., was born on the 5th of March 1585, succeeding to the electorate in June 1611 on the death of his elder brother, Christian II.
English: John George I (German: Johann Georg I; 5 March 1585 - 8 October 1656) was Elector of Saxony from 1611 to 1656. Johann Georg I av Sachsen, maleri av Franz Luycx, 1652.
John George of Brandenburg was a prince-elector of the Margraviate of Brandenburg. A member of the House of Hohenzollern, he was the son of Joachim II Hector, Elector of Brandenburg, and his first wife Magdalena of Saxony. Faced with large debts of 2.5 million guilder accumulated during the reign of his father, John George instituted a grain tax which drove part of the peasantry into dependence on a nobility that was exempt from taxation. He had Jews expelled from Brandenburg in 1573, stripped o
John ( German: Johann; Polish: Jan; 12 December 1801 – 29 October 1873) was the King of Saxony from 1854 until his death. He was a member of the House of Wettin. During his reign, Saxony became a part of the German Empire .