Johann Wilhelm, Elector Palatine

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Johann Wilhelm II
Kurfürst Johann Wilhelm von Pfalz.png
Elector Palatine
Ring 2 September 1690 – 8 Juin 1716
Predecessor Philip William
Successor Charles III Philip
Born 19 Aprile 1658
Düsseldorf
Dee'd 8 Juin 1716 (aged 58)
Düsseldorf
Buirial St. Andreas, Düsseldorf
Spouse Maria Anna Josepha o Austrick
Anna Maria Luisa de' Medici
Hoose Hoose o Wittelsbach
Faither Philip William, Elector Palatine
Mither Landgravine Elisabeth Amalia o Hesse-Darmstadt

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 childer.

Second mairiage[eedit | eedit soorce]

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

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