Sibylle of Cleves
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Sibylle of Cleves (17 January 1512 – 21 February 1554) was electress consort of Saxony.
Electress consort of Saxony
|Sibylle of Cleves|
|Electress consort of Saxony|
|Tenure||16 August 1532–4 June 1547|
|Born||17 January 1512|
|Died||21 February 1554(1554-02-21) (aged 42)|
|Spouse||John Frederick I, Elector of Saxony|
|John Frederick II, Duke of Saxony|
John William, Duke of Saxe-Weimar
John Frederick III, Duke of Saxony
|Father||John III, Duke of Cleves|
|Mother||Maria of Jülich-Berg|
Born in Düsseldorf, she was the eldest daughter of John III of the House of La Marck, Duke of Jülich jure uxoris, Cleves, Berg jure uxoris, Count of Mark, also known as de la Marck and Ravensberg jure uxoris (often referred to as Duke of Cleves) who died in 1538, and his wife Maria, Duchess of Julich-Berg (1491–1543). Her younger siblings were two sisters, Anne (later Queen of England) and Amalia, and a brother, William, who became Duke of Jülich-Cleves-Berg.