Johann Wilhelm, Elector Palatine

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Johann Wilhelm II
Kurfürst Johann Wilhelm von Pfalz.png
Elector Palatine
Ring2 September 1690 – 8 Juin 1716
PredecessorPhilip William
SuccessorCharles III Philip
Born19 Aprile 1658
Düsseldorf
Dee'd8 Juin 1716 (aged 58)
Düsseldorf
BuirialSt. Andreas, Düsseldorf
SpouseMaria Anna Josepha o Austrick
Anna Maria Luisa de' Medici
HooseHoose o Wittelsbach
FaitherPhilip William, Elector Palatine
MitherLandgravine Elisabeth Amalia o Hesse-Darmstadt
Coat of Arms of Philip William, Johann Wilhelm and Charles III Philip, Electors Palatine (Order of the Golden Fleece).svg

Johann Wilhelm, Elector Palatine ("Jan Wellem" in Low German, English: "John William"; 19 Aprile 1658 – 8 Juin 1716) o the Hoose o Wittelsbach wis Elector Palatine (1690–1716), Duke o Neuburg (1690–1716), Duke o Jülich an Berg (1679–1716), an Duke o Upper Palatinate an Cham (1707–1714). Frae 1697 onwards Johann Wilhelm was aa Count o Megen. His enormous collection of paintings bi Rubens can still be seen in the Alte Pinakothek in Munich.


First mairiage[eedit | eedit soorce]

In Wiener Neustadt on 25 October 1678 he mairit Airchduchess Maria Anna Josepha o Austrick, daughter o Ferdinand III, Haly Roman Emperor an Eleonora Gonzaga. At this point Johann Wilhelm wis cried the "Electoral Prince o the Palatinate". They haed nae surviving issue.


Issue[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. A son (born an died 6 Februar 1683)
  2. A son (born an died 5 Februar 1686)

Seicont mairiage[eedit | eedit soorce]

On On 29 Aprile 1691 he mairit Anna Maria Luisa de' Medici (last o the Hoose o Medici an dochter o Cosimo III de' Medici, Grand Duke o Tuscany, an Marguerite Louise d'Orléans (first cousin o Louis XIV o Fraunce) she wis a sister o Gian Gastone de' Medici, Grand Duke o Tuscany, the last Medici Grand Duke o Tuscany. They haed nae issue.

External links[eedit | eedit soorce]

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