John III, Margrave of Brandenburg-Salzwedel

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John III, Margrave of Brandenburg-Salzwedel
Noble family House of Ascania
Father Otto III, Margrave of Brandenburg
Mother Beatrice of Bohemia
Born 1244
Prague
Died 1268

John III, Margrave of Brandenburg-Salzwedel, nicknamed John from Prague (1244 in Prague – 1268) was the eldest son of Margrave Otto III and his wife, Beatrice of Bohemia.

After his father died in 1267, he ruled the Margraviate of Brandenburg jointly with his brother Otto V and his cousins Otto IV and Henry I.

John died during a tournament in 1268. He was unmarried and childless.

John III, Margrave of Brandenburg-Salzwedel
Born: 1244 Died: 1268
Preceded by
Otto III
Margrave of Brandenburg
1267-1268
With: Otto V, Otto IV and Henry I
Succeeded by
Otto V, Otto IV and Henry I