John III, Duke of Cleves

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John III, Duke of Cleves and Count of Mark (German: Johann III der Friedfertige; 10 November 1490 – 6 February 1539), known as John the Peaceful, was the Lord of Ravensberg, Count of Marck, and founder of the United Duchies of Jülich-Cleves-Berg.

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John III
John depicted in Johann III with the Virgin and Child
Born(1490-11-10)10 November 1490
Deggendorf, Germany
Died6 February 1539 (aged 48)
Noble familyLa Marck
(m. 1509)
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FatherJohn II, Duke of Cleves
MotherMathilde of Hesse