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.