von Pfalz-Neuburg II., Johann Wilhelm b. April 19, 1658 d. June 8, 1716 German Royalty. His titles were Duke Palatine of Neuburg/Danube, Duke of Jülich and Berg, and Duke of Oberpfalz and Cham. In 1691, after her first wife Maria Anna Josepha, Archduchess of Austria died, he married Anna Maria Luisa De' Medici, daughter of the Grand Duke Cosimo III of Tuscany. He was very popular in Jülich-Berg, where he erected impressive buildings including the "Castle of Bensberg" and led a lavish court which gave work to many artists and artisans. In Düsseldorf, the "Jan-Willem...[Read More] (Bio by: MC) Saint Andreas Kirche, Dusseldorf, Düsseldorfer Stadtkreis, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany Plot: Mausoleum of Pfalz-Neuburg
Von Pfalz-Neuburg, Wolfgang Wilhelm b. October 25, 1578 d. March 20, 1653 German Royalty. His titles were Count Palatine of Neuburg ad Donau, Duke of Jülich and Berg. Patron of the Arts, he commissioned Peter Paul Rubens to paint, among other works, the altarpiece for the high altar of the Jesuit Church in Neuburg on the Danube, '"The Great Last Judgement,'' (Rubens' largest painting) which today is on view in the Alte Pinkothek. In 1613, he married Duchess Magdalene of Bavaria. (Bio by: MC) Saint Andreas Kirche, Düsseldorf, Düsseldorfer Stadtkreis, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany Plot: *His heart is buried in the Hofkirche, Neuburg a/d Donau.