Johann von Brandenburg-Ansbach-Kulmbach

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Johann von Brandenburg-Ansbach-Kulmbach Gender: M
born on 9 January 1493 Jul.Cal. (18 Jan 1493 greg.) at 02:00 (= 02:00 AM )
Place Kulmbach, Germany, 50n06, 11e27
Timezone LMT m11e27 (is local mean time)
Data source
News report
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 28°21' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 06°39 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 11°04'

Johann von Brandenburg-Ansbach-Kulmbach
photo: PeterBraun74, license gfdl


German royalty, the second husband of Germaine de Foix and viceroy of Valencia from 1523 until his death in 1525.

He was a son of Frederick I, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach and his wife Sophia of Poland.

He married on June 17, 1519 with Germaine de Foix (1490–1538), second wife and widow of King Ferdinand II of Aragon. In 1523 the couple was appointed Viceroys of Valencia by King Ferdinand's grandson Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor.

The marriage remained childless. After his death Germaine of Foix remarried Ferdinand of Aragón, Duke of Calabria.

Johann of Brandenburg-Ansbach became in 1516 a knight in the Order of the Golden Fleece. He died in Valencia on July 5, 1525.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • sibling relationship with Albert of Prussia (born 17 May 1490 Jul.Cal. (26 May 1490 greg.))
  • sibling relationship with Georg der Fromme (born 4 March 1484 Jul.Cal. (13 Mar 1484 greg.))


  • Relationship : Marriage 17 June 1519 Jul.Cal. (27 June 1519 greg.)
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  • Death, Cause unspecified 5 July 1525 Jul.Cal. (15 July 1525 greg.)
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Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes the chronicle of events in "Allgemeine preussische staats-geschichte, samt aller dazu gehörigen königreichs, churfürstenthums, herzogthümer, fürstenthümer, graf- und herrschaften, aus bewährten schriftstellern und urkunden bis auf gegenwärtige regierung," Volumes 3-4, by Karl Friedrich Pauli (C. P. Francken, 1762), p. 428: "Johann, geboren 1493 auf Plassenburg den 9ten Jan. um 2 Uhr Vormittag." [born at Plassenburg (castle in Kulmbach) at 2 o'clock in the morning].


  • Notable : Famous : Royal family