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  • ID: I3317
  • Name: Adolf I or IV of Cleves
  • Suffix: Duke of Cleves
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 2 AUG 1373
  • Death: 23 SEP 1448
  • Note: 1

    Adolph I of Cleves (2 August 1373 ? 23 September 1448) was the son of Adolph III, Count of Mark, and Margaret of Julich.
    Shortly before the year 1400 he married Agnes daughter of Rupert of Germany and Elisabeth of Nuremberg. Agnes died a year later with no issue.
    In 1406 Adolf remarried Marie of Burgundy, daughter of John II of Burgundy and Margaret of Bavaria, they had the following issue:
    * Katharina (25 May 1417 ? 10 February 1479) married Arnold van Egmond, Duke of Geldern on 23 July 1423
    * John I of Cleves (1419 ? 1481)
    * Elisabeth (1420 ? 1488) married on 15 July 1434 Henry XXVI, of Schwarzburg-Blankenburg 1418 ? 1488
    * Agnes (1422 ? 1446) married Charles of Viana on 30 September 1439 in Olite
    * Helena (1423 ? 1471) married on 12 February 1436 Henry of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel ca (1411 ? 1473)
    * Adolf (1425 ? 1492) married on 13 May 1453, to Beatriz de Aviz, infanta de Portugal (1435 ? 1462)
    * Marie of Cleves (1426 ? 1487) married Charles, Duke of Orleans
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  • Change Date: 23 MAR 2009



    Father: Adolf III of Cleves b: 1334
    Mother: Margareta of Julich

    Marriage 1 Maria de Bourgogne b: 1393 in Dijon, France
    • Married: 22 JUL 1406
    Children
    1. Has Children Katherine of Cleve b: 25 MAY 1417
    2. Has Children Jean I of Cleves b: 1419

    Sources:
    1. Type: Web Site
      Title: Wikepedia
      URL: http://en.wikipedia.org
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