Johann Wilhelm, Elector Palatine

Johann Wilhelm, Elector Palatine ("Jan Wellem" in Law German, Inglis: "John William"; 19 Apryle 1658 – 8 Juin 1716) o the Hoose o Wittelsbach wis Elector Palatine (1690–1716), Duke o Neuburg (1690–1716), Duke o Jülich an Berg (1679–1716), an Duke o Upper Palatinate an Cham (1707–1714). Frae 1697 onwards Johann Wilhelm was aa Count o Megen. His enormous collection of paintings bi Rubens can still be seen in the Alte Pinakothek in Munich.

Johann Wilhelm II
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Elector Palatine
Ring2 September 1690 – 8 Juin 1716
PredecessorPhilip William
SuccessorCharles III Philip
Born19 Aprile 1658
Dee'd8 Juin 1716 (aged 58)
BuirialSt. Andreas, Düsseldorf
SpouseMaria Anna Josepha o Austrick
Anna Maria Luisa de' Medici
HooseHoose o Wittelsbach
FaitherPhilip William, Elector Palatine
MitherLandgravine Elisabeth Amalia o Hesse-Darmstadt
Coat of Arms of Philip William, Johann Wilhelm and Charles III Philip, Electors Palatine (Order of the Golden Fleece).svg

First mairiageEedit

In Wiener Neustadt on 25 October 1678 he mairit Airchduchess Maria Anna Josepha o Austrick, dochter o Ferdinand III, Haly Roman Emperor an Eleonora Gonzaga. At this point Johann Wilhelm wis cried the "Electoral Prince o the Palatinate". They haed nae surviving issue.


  1. A son, Electoral Prince o the Palatinate (born an died 6 Februar 1683)
  2. A son, Electoral Prince o the Palatinate (born an died 5 Februar 1686)

Seicont mairiageEedit

On On 29 Aprile 1691 he mairit Anna Maria Luisa de' Medici (last o the Hoose o Medici an dochter o Cosimo III de' Medici, Grand Duke o Tuscany, an Marguerite Louise d'Orléans (first cousin o Louis XIV o Fraunce) she wis a sister o Gian Gastone de' Medici, Grand Duke o Tuscany, the last Medici Grand Duke o Tuscany. They haed nae issue.

Ither wabsteidsEedit

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