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George, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach
b. March 4, 1484 – d. December 27, 1543 • Noble • Protestant
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Brandenburg, Reformation in
Brandenburg, Reformation in. George the Pious, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach, b. 1484, was one of the most intelligent and zealous confessors in the sixteenth century. His influence was felt in the protection of Evangelical Christians in Bohemia, where he was guardian of the young king, in the reformation
George, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach
George, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach, the Confessor, b. March 4, 1484, at Ansbach, became evang. at his uncle’s court, Wladislaw II. of Hungary, assisted his brother, Albrecht, grand-master of the German order, in introducing the Reformation into Prussia. In Silesia he had the gospel preached in 1524.
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Georg, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach
Georg, Margrave of Brandenburg-AnsbachAs margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach in the Holy Roman Empire, Georg “the Pious” (1484–1543) first learned about Luther’s ideas at the Diet of Worms (1521) and corresponded with Luther in 1523 to deepen his understanding of Evangelical theology. Georg’s courts in
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George, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach
George, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach (1484–1543)German noble who actively promoted the Protestant Reformation in GermanyBorn at Ansbach, George belonged to the Franconia Hohenzollern ruling house. Through his mother he was related to the king of Bohemia and Hungary, whom he served as a soldier.