Person:George William, Elector of Brandenburg (1)

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George William , Elector of Brandenburg
d.1 Dec 1640 Koningsbergen
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Name George William , Elector of Brandenburg
Alt Name Georg Wilhelm van Brandenburg
Gender Male
Birth[1] 13 Nov 1595 Berlin, Brandenburg, Preußen, Germany
Marriage 14 JUL 1616 Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Baden, Germanyto Elisabeth Charlotte van Pfalz Simmern
Death[1] 1 Dec 1640 Koningsbergen
Alt Death? 1 Dec 1640 Brandenburg, Prussia


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George William (13 November 1595 – 1 December 1640), of the Hohenzollern dynasty, was margrave and elector of Brandenburg and duke of Prussia from 1619 until his death. His reign was marked by ineffective governance during the Thirty Years' War. He was the father of Frederick William, the "Great Elector".

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  1. 1.0 1.1 George William, Elector of Brandenburg, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).
  2.   Georg Wilhelm Kurfürst von Brandenburg, in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.