Wilhelm V "the Rich", Duke of Jülich, Cleves & Berg

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Wilhelm V «der Reiche» von Jülich-Kleve-Berg, Herzog von Jülich, von Kleve & von Berg

Also Known As: "William the Rich", "Wilhelm der Reiche"
Birthplace: Düsseldorf, Jülich-Kleve-Berg, Deutschland(HRR)
Death: Died in Düsseldorf, Jülich-Kleve-Berg, Deutschland(HRR)
Place of Burial: Kirche von Sct. Lambertus, Düsseldorf, Jülich-Kleve-Berg, Deutschland(HRR)
Immediate Family:

Son of Johann III "the Peaceful", Duke of Cleves and Maria, Duchess of Jülich-Berg
Husband of Jeanne III d'Albret, titular Reina de Navarra and Archduchess Maria of Austria
Father of Marie Eleonore von Jülich-Kleve-Berg, Prinzessin von Preußen; Anna von Jülich-Cleves-Berg, Pfalzgräfin zu Pfalz-Zweibrücken; Magdalena von Jülich-Kleve-Berg, Pfalzgräfin zu Pfalz-Zweibrücken; Sibylle von Jülich-Kleve-Berg; Johann Wilhelm, count of Jülich & Cleves and 1 other
Brother of Sybille von Jülich-Kleve-Berg, Kurfürstin zu Sachsen; Anne of Cleves, Queen consort of England and Amalia of Cleves

Occupation: Duke of Jülich, Cleves and Berg, Count of Mark, Ravensberg and Mörss, Herr von Ravenstein, Herzog von JÜLICH KLEVE und BERG (1539 - 1592)
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About Wilhelm V "the Rich", Duke of Jülich, Cleves & Berg

Wilhelm der Reiche


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  • Duke of the United Duchies of Jülich-Cleves-Berg Reign 6. February 1539 – 5. January 1592

Predecessor: John III Successor: John William

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Wilhelm V "the Rich", Duke of Jülich, Cleves & Berg's Timeline

July 28, 1516
Düsseldorf, Jülich-Kleve-Berg, Deutschland(HRR)
- 1543
Age 21
- 1592
Age 22
- 1592
Age 22
July 14, 1541
Age 24
Paris, Seine, France
July 18, 1546
Age 30
June 16, 1550
Age 33
Kleve, Jülich-Kleve-Berg, Deutschland(HRR)
March 1, 1552
Age 35
Cleve, Jülich-Cleves-Berg, Deutschland(HRR)
November 2, 1553
Age 37
Kleve, Kleve, Deutschland(HRR)
June 29, 1556
Age 39
Kleve, Rheinland, Preussen, Germany