Margaret of Thuringia

Margaret of Thuringia

Margaret of Thuringia with her husband, John Cicero, Elector of Brandenburg
Spouse(s) John Cicero, Elector of Brandenburg
Noble family Wettin
Father William III, Duke of Luxemburg
Mother Anne, Duchess of Luxembourg
Born 1449
Died 13 July 1501(1501-07-13)

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 148411 July 1535), Elector Brandenburg.
  3. Elisabeth, born and died 1486.
  4. Albert (1490, Berlin24 September 1545, Mainz), Cardinal since 1518, Archbishop of Magdeburg in 1513-14, Archbishop of Mainz in 1514-45.
  5. Anna (27 August 1487, Berlin3 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 148818 September 1510, Güstrow), married 16 February 1507 to Henry V, Duke of Mecklenburg.
Margaret of Thuringia
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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