1598-1662
Duke of Sachsen-Weimar
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April 11, 1598, Altenburg castle.

May 17, 1662, Weimar, Germany.

Wilhelm was educated at the University of Jena. During the Thirty Years’ War, he was wounded twice, and became the prisoner of Count Johann of Tilly. He gained his freedom in 1625, and was a signatory to the Peace of Prague in 1635.

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