Joachim II Hohenzollern
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Joachim Hector Hohenzollern (1505 - 1571)

Joachim Hector (Joachim II) "Elector of Brandenburg" Hohenzollern
Born in Cölln, Berlin, Germanymap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 6 Nov 1524 in Dresden, Sachsen, Deutschlandmap
Husband of — married 1 Sep 1535 in Kraków, Małopolskie, Polskamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Köpenick, Berlin, Germanymap
Profile last modified | Created 19 Apr 2014
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Joachim II Hohenzollern is a member of the House of Hohenzollern.
European Aristocracy
Joachim II Hohenzollern was a member of the aristocracy in Europe.
Preceded by
Joachim I. von Brandenburg
Elector of Brandenburg
1535 - 1571
Succeeded by
Johann Georg von Brandenburg


Joachim II. (Hector), Elector of Brandenburg, was born on January 13, 1505 in Cölln an der Spree (today's Berlin). He was the son of Joachim I. von Brandenburg and Elisabeth of Denmark. He died on January 3, 1571.

On November 6, 1524, Joachim married Magdalene von Sachsen, daughter of Georg von Sachsen and Barbara Jagiellonka, Princess of Poland. They had 7 children:

On September 1, 1535 Joachim married Jadwiga (Hedwig) Jagiellonka, daughter of Zygmunt I. (Sigismund I.), King of Poland, and Barbara Zápolya. They had 5 children:

  • Elisabeth Magdalene
  • Sigismund
  • Hedwig
  • Sophia
  • Joachim


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