John Frederick, Duke of Brunswick

Duke of Brunswick-Calenberg (1625-1679)

John Frederick (German: Johann Friedrich; 25 April 1625 in Herzberg am Harz – 18 December 1679 in Augsburg)[1] was duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg. He ruled over the Principality of Calenberg, a subdivision of the duchy, from 1665 until his death.

John Frederick
Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg
Prince of Calenberg
John Frederick, c. 1675, by Johann Hulsman
Born(1625-04-25)25 April 1625
Herzberg am Harz, Göttingen, Principality of Calenberg, Kingdom of Germany, Holy Roman Empire
Died18 December 1679(1679-12-18) (aged 54)
Mixed Imperial City of Augsburg, Kingdom of Germany, Holy Roman Empire
Noble familyHanover
Spouse(s)Benedicta Henrietta of the Palatinate
FatherGeorge, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg
MotherAnne Eleonore of Hesse-Darmstadt


  1. "Hamburg den 29. December". Swenska Ordinarie Post-Tijender (in Swedish). 13 January 1680. p. 3.