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John George II, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau






Reign

Prince of Anhalt-Dessau
September 15,1660 - August 7, 1693 (32 years) (32-65)
Preceded by John Casimir, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau
Succeeded by Leopold I, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau


Life Data

Full Name John George
House Ascania
Birth November 17, 1627

Dessau, Germany

Death August 7, 1693 (65 years)

Berlin, Germany


Parents

John Casimir, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau
Birth December 17, 1596
Father John George I, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau (1567-1618)
Mother Dorothea, Countess Palatine of Simmern (1581-1631)
Death September 15, 1660 (63 years)


Agnes, Landgravine of Hesse-Kassel
Birth May 14, 1606
Father Maurice, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel (1572-1632)
Mother Juliane, Countess of Nassau-Dillenburg (1587-1643)
Death May 28, 1650 (44 years)


Siblings

Number Name Marriages Children
1. Maurice, Hereditary Prince of Anhalt-Dessau

(1624-24) (1 month)

N/A N/A
2. Dorothea, Princess of Anhalt-Dessau

(1625-26) (1 year)

N/A N/A
3. Juliane, Princess of Anhalt-Dessau

(1626-52) (26 years)

N/A N/A
4. Louise, Princess of Anhalt-Dessau

(1631-80) (49 years)

Christian, Duke of Brieg

(1618-72, m.1648)

2 sons, 2 daughters
5. Agnes, Princess of Anhalt-Dessau

(1644-44) (2 months)

N/A N/A


Paternal Grandparents

John George I, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau
Birth May 9, 1567
Father Joachim Ernest, Prince of Anhalt (1536-86)
Mother Agnes, Countess of Barby-Mühlingen (1540-69)
Death May 24, 1618 (51 years)


Dorothea, Countess Palatine of Simmern
Birth January 6, 1581
Father John Casimir, Count Palatine of Simmern (1543-92)
Mother Elisabeth, Princess of Saxony (1552-90)
Death September 18, 1631 (50 years)


Maternal Grandparents

Maurice, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel
Birth May 25, 1572
Father William IV, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel (1532-92)
Mother Sabine, Duchess of Württemberg (1549-81)
Death March 15, 1632 (59 years)


Juliane, Countess of Nassau-Dillenburg
Birth September 3, 1587
Father Johann VII, Count of Nassau-Siegen (1561-1623)
Mother Magdalena, Countess of Waldeck (1558-99)
Death February 15, 1643 (55 years)


Wife: Henriette Catherine, Countess of Nassau

Birth February 10, 1637
Father Frederick Henry, Prince of Orange (1584-1647)
Mother Amalia, Countess of Solms-Braunfels (1602-75)
Death November 3, 1708 (71 years)


Marriage
September 9, 1659 - August 7, 1693 (33 years, died)


Child 1: Amalie, Princess of Anhalt-Dessau

Full Name Amalie Ludovika
Birth September 7, 1660
Death November 12, 1660 (2 months)


Child 2: Henriette, Princess of Anhalt-Dessau

Full Name Henriette Amalie
Birth January 4, 1662
Death January 28, 1662 (24 days)


Child 3: Frederick Casimir, Hereditary Prince of Anhalt-Dessau

Full Name Frederick Casimir
Birth November 8, 1663
Death May 27, 1665 (1 year)



Child 4: Elisabeth Albertine, Princess of Anhalt-Dessau

Full Name Elisabeth Albertine
Birth May 1, 1665
Death October 5, 1706 (41 years)



Marriage
Husband Heinrich, Count of Barby (1657-1728)
Husband's Parents Augustus, Duke of Saxe-Weissenfels (1614-80)

Anna Maria, Duchess of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1627-69)

Marriage March 30, 1686 - October 5, 1706 (20 years, died)



Children
Number Name Marriages
1. Johann August, Hereditary Prince of Saxe-Weissenfels-Barby

(1687-88) (1 year)

N/A
2. Johann August, Hereditary Prince of Saxe-Weissenfels-Barby

(1689-89) (2 months)

N/A
3. Frederick, Hereditary Prince of Saxe-Weissenfels-Barby

(1692-1711) (19 years)

N/A
4. Georg Albrecht, Count of Barby

(1695-1739) (44 years)

Auguste Louise, Duchess of Württemberg-Oels

(1698-1739, m.1721 d.1732)

5. Henriette, Princess of Saxe-Weissenfels-Barby

(1697-1719) (22 years)

N/A


Child 5: Henriëtte Amalia, Princess of Anhalt-Dessau

Full Name Henriëtte Amalia Maria
Birth August 16, 1666
Death April 18, 1726 (59 years)


Marriage
Husband Henry Casimir II, Prince of Nassau-Dietz (1657-96)
Husband's Parents William Frederick, Prince of Nassau-Dietz (1613-64)

Albertine Agnes, Countess of Nassau (1634-96)

Marriage 1683 - March 25, 1696 (12-13 years, widowed)


Children
Number Name Marriages Children
1. Willem George, Hereditary Prince of Nassau-Dietz

(1685-86) (1 year)

N/A N/A
2. Henriëtte Albertine, Princess of Nassau-Dietz

(1686-1754) (68 years)

N/A N/A
3. John William Friso, Prince of Orange

(1687-1711) (24 years)

Marie Louise, Landgravine of Hesse-Kassel

(1688-1765, m.1709)

1 son, 1 daughter
4. Maria Amalia, Princess of Nassau-Dietz

(1689-1771) (92 years)

N/A N/A
5. Sophia Hedwig, Princess of Nassau-Dietz

(1690-1734) (44 years)

Karl Leopold, Duke of Macklenburg-Schwerin

(1678-1747, m.1709 d.1710)

N/A
6. Isabella, Princess of Nassau-Dietz

(1692-1757) (65 years)

Christian, Count of Nassau-Dillenburg

(1688-1739, m.1725)

N/A
7. Johanna, Princess of Nassau-Dietz

(1693-1765) (72 years)

N/A N/A
8. Louise, Princess of Nassau-Dietz

(1695-1758) (63 years)

N/A N/A
9. Henriëtte Casimira, Princess of Nassau-Dietz

(1696-1738) (42 years)

N/A N/A


Child 6: Louise, Princess of Anhalt-Dessau

Full Name Louise Sophie
Birth September 15, 1667
Death April 18, 1678 (10 years)


Child 7: Marie Eleonore, Princess of Anhalt-Dessau

Full Name Marie Eleonore
Birth March 14, 1671
Death May 18, 1756 (85 years)



Marriage
Husband Jerzy Radziwiłł, Duke of Olyka (1668-89)
Husband's Parents Michał Kazimierz, Prince Radziwiłł (1625-80)

Katarzyna, Princess Sobieska (1634-94)

Marriage September 3, 1687 - January 3, 1689 (1 year, widowed)


Children
Number Name
1, Katrin Hendrika, Princess Radziwiłł

(1688-89) (1 year)


Child 8: Henriette Agnes, Princess of Anhalt-Dessau

Full Name Henriette Agnes
Birth September 9, 1674
Death January 18, 1729 (54 years)


Child 9: Leopold I, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau

Birth July 3, 1676
Death April 7, 1747 (70 years)


Marriage
Wife Anna Louise Föhse (1677-1745)
Wife's Parents Rudolf Föhse (1647-96)

Agnes Ohme (1645-1707)

Marriage September 8, 1698 - February 5, 1745 (46 years, widowed)


Children
Number Name Marriages Children
1. William Gustav, Hereditary Prince of Anhalt-Dessau

(1699-1737) (38 years)

Johanna Sophia Herre

(1706-96, m.1726)

6 sons

3 daughters

2. Leopold II, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau

(1700-51) (51 years)

Gisela Agnes, Princess of Anhalt-Köthen

(1722-51, m.1737)

3 sons

4 daughters

3. Dietrich, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau

(1702-69) (67 years)

N/A N/A
4. Frederick Henry Eugen, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau

(1705-81) (76 years)

N/A N/A
5. Henriette Marie, Princess of Anhalt-Dessau

(1707-07) (4 days)

N/A N/A
6. Louise, Princess of Anhalt-Dessau

(1709-32) (23 years)

Victor Frederick, Prince of Anhalt-Bernburg

(1700-65, m.1724)

1 daughter
7. Moritz, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau

(1712-60) (48 years)

N/A N/A
8. Anna Wilhelmine, Princess of Anhalt-Dessau

(1715-80) (65 years)

N/A N/A
9. Leopoldine Marie, Princess of Anhalt-Dessau

(1716-82) (66 years)

Frederick Henry, Margrave of Brandenburg-Schwedt

(1709-88, m.1739)

2 daughters
10. Henriette Amalia, Princess of Anhalt-Dessau

(1720-93) (73 years)

N/A N/A


Child 10: Johanna Charlotte, Princess of Anhalt-Dessau

Full Name Johanna Charlotte
Birth April 6, 1682
Death March 31, 1750 (67 years)


Marriage
Husband Philip William, Margrave of Brandenburg-Schwedt (1669-1711)
Husband's Parents Frederick William, Elector of Brandenburg (1620-88)

Dorothea Sophie, Princess of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg (1636-89)

Marriage January 25 1699 - December 19, 1711 (12 years, widowed)


Children
Number Name Marriages Children
1. Frederick William, Margrave of Brandenburg-Schwedt

(1700-71) (71 years)

Sophia Dorothea, Princess of Prussia

(1719-65, m.1734)

2 sons

3 daughters

2. Friederike, Margravine of Brandenburg

(1700-01) (1 year)

N/A N/A
3. Henrietta Maria, Margravine of Brandenburg-Schwedt

(1702-82) (80 years)

Frederick Louis, Hereditary Prince of Württemberg

(1698-1731, m.1716)

1 son

1 daughter

4. George William, Margrave of Brandenburg-Schwedt

(1704-04) (16 days)

N/A N/A
5. Frederick Henry, Margrave of Brandenburg-Schwedt

(1709-88) (79 years)

Leopoldine Marie, Princess of Anhalt-Dessau

(1716-82, m.1739)

2 daughters
6. Charlotte, Margravine of Brandenburg-Schwedt

(1710-12) (2 years)

N/A N/A
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