Georg Wilhelm (Brandenburg) von Brandenburg

Georg Wilhelm (Brandenburg) von Brandenburg (1595 - 1640)

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Georg Wilhelm (Georg Wilhelm) "Kurfürst von Brandenburg, Herzog von Preußen" von Brandenburg formerly Brandenburg
Born in Cölln an der Spree, Berlin, Deutschlandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 1616 [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Königsberg, Preußenmap
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Georg Wilhelm (Brandenburg) von Brandenburg is a member of the House of Hohenzollern.
European Aristocracy
Georg Wilhelm Brandenburg was a member of the aristocracy in Europe.
Preceded by
Johann Sigismund von Brandenburg
Elector of Brandenburg
1619 - 1640
Succeeded by
Friedrich Wilhelm von Brandenburg


Georg Wilhelm, Elector of Brandenburg, Duke of Prussia, was born on November 13, 1595. He was the son of Johann Sigismund von Brandenburg and Anna von Preußen. He died on December 1, 1640.

On July 24, 1616 Georg Wilhelm married Elisabeth Charlotte von der Pfalz, daughter of Elector Friedrich IV. von der Pfalz and Princess Luise Juliana von Oranien-Nassau. They had 4 children:


  • Theodor Hirsch: Georg Wilhelm, Kurfürst von Brandenburg. In: Historische Kommission bei der Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften (Hrsg.): Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie, Band 8 (1878), S. 619–629.

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