Jan I (Brabant) van Brabant

Jan (Brabant) van Brabant (1252 - 1294)

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Jan (Jan I) "Jan Hertog van Brabant en Limburg" van Brabant formerly Brabant
Born in Leuven, Belgiëmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of — married [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Lewin Brzeski, Lower, Schlesien,map
Profile last modified | Created 12 Sep 2010
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Jan (Jean; John) I "the victorious," Duke of of Brabant (1252/3 Louvain – 3 May 1294)

alias: Jan; John; Jean I de Brabant.[1]

Wikipedia (NL) -- "Jan I (Leuven, 1252/54 - Bar-le-Duc, 3 mei 1294) was hertog van Brabant van 1267 tot 1294 en van Limburg van 1288 tot 1294 ..."[2]


Duke of Brabant (1267–1294), Lothier and Limburg (1288–1294).


  • Father: Henry III, Duke of Brabant
  • Mother: Aleidis of Burgundy, daughter of Hugh IV, Duke of Burgundy


m.1 (05 Sep 1270) Margaret of France (p. Louis IX of France and Margaret of Provence). They had a son, but both wife and child died shortly after the boy's birth.

m. 2 (1273) Margaret of Flanders (d. 3 July 1285), daughter of Guy, Count of Flanders . Issue:

  1. Godfrey (1273/74 – aft. 13 September 1283).
  2. John II of Brabant (1275–1312).
  3. Margaret (4 October 1276–14 December 1311, Genoa), married 9 June 1292 to Henry VII, Holy Roman Emperor.
  4. Marie (d. after 2 December 1338), married to Count Amadeus V of Savoy.

Other Children

John I had several illegitimate children:

  1. Gillis van der Balcht
  2. Jean Meuwe, Seigneur of Wavre and Dongelberg.[4]
  3. Margareta of Tervuren, she was married on 2 March 1292 to Jean de Rode de Lantwyck
  4. Jan Pylyser (1272 - 1342)
  5. Jan van der Plasch


  • Datering: 1298 okt. 25; Akte waarbij Jan I, hertog van Brabant, zich verbindt met bisschop Willem Berthout tegen graaf Jan I van Holland, 1298 okt. 25 [1]


  1. Charter 25 October 1298 Uitgave: regest 197. N.B. Uitgave: OSU V 2897, OHZ V 3248. Omvang: 1 charter 218-1 Bisschoppen van Utrecht Inventaris Ten aanzien van naburige vorsten

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John I Duke of Brabant and Lothier
John I Duke of Brabant and Lothier

Jan I Hertog van Brabant
Jan I Hertog van Brabant

Act in which Jan I, duke of Brabant, joins Bishop Willem Berthout against count Jan I van Holland
Act in which Jan I, duke of Brabant, joins Bishop Willem Berthout against count Jan I van Holland


On 5 Sep 2016 at 18:57 GMT Aleš Trtnik wrote:

While connecting to Wikidata, I noticed that this profile has a duplicate Brabant-186.

Some relatives are also duplicated. Have a look here [1]

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