Magdalena Sybilla (1587–1659)

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Magdalena Sybilla (1587–1659)

Electress of Saxony . Name variations: Magdalene Sibylle of Brandenberg; Magdelene Sibylle Hohenzollern. Born on January 9, 1587 (some sources cite December31, 1586); died on February 22 (some sources cite February 12), 1659; daughter of Maria Eleanora (1550–1608) and Albert Frederick (b. 1553), duke of Prussia; sister of Anna of Prussia (1576–1625); married John George I (1585–1656), elector of Saxony, on July 29, 1607; children: Marie Elizabeth of Saxony (1610–1684); John George II, elector of Saxony (b.1613); August, duke of Saxe-Weissenfels (b. 1614); Magdalena Sybilla (1617–1668).