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John I, Burgrave of Nuremberg (c. 1279 – 1300) was a member of the House of Hohenzollern and was Burgrave of Nuremberg from 1297 until his death. He was the son of Burgrave Frederick III of Nuremberg and his second wife, Helen of Saxony (d. 1309).

John I, Burgrave of Nuremberg
Bornc. 1279
Noble familyHouse of Hohenzollern
Spouse(s)Agnes of Hesse
FatherFrederick III, Burgrave of Nuremberg
MotherHelen of Saxony

John I married in 1297 with Agnes of Hesse (d. 1335). He ruled the Burgraviate of Nuremberg jointly with his younger brother Frederick IV. After John I died childless in 1300, Frederick IV ruled alone.


See alsoEdit


  • M. Spindler, A. Kraus: Geschichte Frankens bis zum Ausgang des 18. Jahrhunderts, Munich, 1997, ISBN 3-406-39451-5
  • Theodor Hirsch (1881), "Johann I.", Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie (ADB) (in German), 14, Leipzig: Duncker & Humblot, pp. 273–
John I, Burgrave of Nuremberg
Born: c. 1279 Died: 1300
Preceded by
Frederick III
Burgrave of Nuremberg
Succeeded by
Frederick IV