Today in History - May 22nd. 1570 - John II, Duke of Saxe-Weimar

Johann Maria Wilhelm was born on May 22nd. 1570 in Weimar (now located in
Germany).


John II, Duke of Saxe-Weimar - Source picture: Wikipedia

His parents were John William, Duke of Saxe-Weimar and 
Dorothea Susanne of Simmern.

On January 7th. 1593, he married Dorothea Maria of Anhalt. They had 12
children.

In 1602, John became Duke of Saxe-Weimar.

John II, Duke of Saxe-Weimar was a member of the House of Wettin.

He died on July 18th. 1605.