John V, Margrave of Brandenburg-Salzwedel

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John V, Margrave of Brandenburg-Salzwedel
Spouse(s) Catherine of Glogau
Noble family House of Ascania
Father Herman, Margrave of Brandenburg-Salzwedel
Mother Anne of Austria
Born 1302
Died 24 March 1317(1317-03-24)

Margrave John V of Brandenburg-Salzwedel, nicknamed "the Illustrious" (in Latin Illustris), (1302 – 24 March 1317) was Margrave and co-ruler of Brandenburg from 1308 until his death.

His parents were Margrave Hermann, "the Tall" of Brandenburg and Anne of Austria, a daughter of Emperor Albert I, Duke of Austria and King of Bohemia. John married Catherine (d. 1327), a daughter of Duke Henry III of Glogau and Sagan.

John V died in 1317. With his death, the Brandenburg-Salzwedel line of the House of Ascania died out.

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This article incorporates information from the equivalent article on the German Wikipedia.