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Margaret of Thuringia

Electress consort of Brandenburg
The basics
AKA Margaret of Saxony, Margaret of Wettin
Date of birth Weimar
Date of death Jul 13, 1501 Spandau
Mother: Anne of Austria Landgravine of Thuringia
Father: William III Landgrave of Thuringia
Spouse: John Cicero Elector of Brandenburg
Children: Joachim I Nestor Elector of Brandenburg Albert of Mainz Anna of Brandenburg Ursula of Brandenburg
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The details

Margaret of Saxony (1449 – 13 July 1501) was a German noblewoman, Electress of Brandenburg by marriage.
She was the daughter of William III, Duke of Luxemburg, and Anne, Duchess of Luxembourg.

Family and children

On 15 August 1476, in Berlin, she married John Cicero, Elector of Brandenburg. They had the following children:

  1. Wolfgang, born and died 1482.
  2. Joachim I Nestor (21 February 1484–11 July 1535), Elector Brandenburg.
  3. Elisabeth, born and died 1486.
  4. Albert (1490, Berlin–24 September 1545, Mainz), Cardinal since 1518, Archbishop of Magdeburg in 1513-14, Archbishop of Mainz in 1514-45.
  5. Anna (27 August 1487, Berlin–3 May 1514, Kiel), married 10 April 1502 to the future King Frederick I of Denmark (she was never queen consort, since she died before her husband's accession).
  6. Ursula (17 October 1488–18 September 1510, Güstrow), married 16 February 1507 to Henry V, Duke of Mecklenburg.
Margaret of Thuringia
House of Wettin
Born: 1449 Died: 13 July 1501
German nobility
Preceded by
Anna of Saxony
Electress consort of Brandenburg
11 March 1486 – 9 January 1499
Title next held by
Elizabeth of Denmark

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