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William IV, Duke of Bavaria 1493-1550

William IV (Wilhelm IV; 13 November 1493 – 7 March 1550) was Duke of Bavaria from 1508 to 1550, until 1545 together with his younger brother Louis X, Duke of Bavaria. He was born in Munich to Albert IV and Kunigunde of Austria, a daughter of Emperor Frederick III.

Artist/Engraver Peter Troschel c.1620-c.1667
Size 29 x 18 cms
Price £28.00


Johann Heinrich Berger 1657-1732

Berger married Maria Sophia Jacobi (* 1665 Dresden; † 1711), the daughter of Dr. jur. Adam Christoph Jacobi and Maria Gertrud Börner (1645–1711). The couple had eight children, four sons and a daughter survived him. The surviving sons were Christof Heinrich von Berger, Johann Samuel von Berger (born August 16, 1691 in Wittenberg † September 17, 1757 in Celle, enrolled at the University of Wittenberg on October 14, 1703, received a master’s degree in philosophy, licentiate on October 18, 1709 and doctor of medicine in September 1713, doctor in Celle, married for the second time in 1726 to Margarethe Louise von Ramdohr (1705–1790), granddaughter of Andreas Ramdohr), Johann August von Berger and Friedrich Ludwig von Berger. The daughter married the theologian Andreas Charitius.

Size 20 x 15 cms
Price £28.00


Friedrich V, Margrave of Baden-Durlach 1594-1659

Frederick V, Margrave of Baden-Durlach (6 July 1594, Sulzburg, Hochschwarzwald – 8 September 1659, Durlach) was a German nobleman, who ruled as margrave of Baden-Durlach from 1622 to his death. He was succeeded by his son Frederick VI, Margrave of Baden-Durlach.

Size 9.5 x 6 cm

Price £14.00


John Frederick II, Duke of Saxony 1529-1595

After the Battle of Mühlberg (24 April 1547) and the capture of his father, John Frederick II, along with his brother John William, succeeded their father as the regents of the lands still retained by their family. After the death of their father (1554), the brothers amicably divided the lands that were inherited from their father; even so, John Frederick II, remained as the exclusive regent for the family possessions. And even though he received Eisenach and Coburg in the divisionary treaty, John Frederick II chose Gotha as his place of residence while serving as head of the family.
Size 4.5 x 7 cms
Price £14.00


John George III, Elector of Saxony 1647-1691

Johann Georg III was born in Dresden, the only son of Johann George II and Magdalene Sybille of Brandenburg-Bayreuth.
John George succeeded his father as elector of Saxony when he died, in 1680; he was also appointed Marshal of the Holy Roman Empire. Because of his courage and his enthusiasm for the War he gained the nickname of the “Saxonian Mars”.
Size 6 x 12 cms
Price £14.00