John Cicero, Elector of Brandenburg

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John Cicero (German: Johann Cicero; 2 August 1455 Ansbach – 9 January 1499 Arneburg) was a Prince-elector of the Margraviate of Brandenburg (1486-1499). After his death he received the cognomen Cicero, after the Roman orator Cicero, but the elector's eloquence and interest in the arts is doubtful.[1]

John Cicero was the son of Albert Achilles and Margaret of Baden, and was of the House of Hohenzollern. He was born in Ansbach in Franconia and died at Castle Arneburg.

Family and children

On 25 August 1476 in Berlin he married Margaret of Thuringia, daughter of William III and Anne of Luxembourg. John Cicero's children were:


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