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John Sigismund

(1572–1619). Elector Brandenburg 1608–19; b. Halle, Ger.; educ. as Luth. but became Ref. 1613; 1st duke Duchy of Prussia 1618–19. As a result of his conversion to Calvinism and his reluctance to est. it by force, his successors followed a union ch. policy.

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