John V, Margrave of Brandenburg-Salzwedel

Margrave John V of Brandenburg-Salzwedel, nicknamed "the Illustrious" (in Latin Illustris), (1302 – 26 March 1317) was Margrave and co-ruler of Brandenburg from 1308 until his death.

John V, Margrave of Brandenburg-Salzwedel
Born1302
Died(1317-03-26)26 March 1317
Noble familyHouse of Ascania
Spouse(s)Catherine of Glogau
FatherHerman, Margrave of Brandenburg-Salzwedel
MotherAnne of Austria

His parents were Margrave Hermann, "the Tall" of Brandenburg and Anne of Austria, a daughter of Emperor Albert I, Duke of Austria and King of Bohemia. John married Catherine (d. 1327), a daughter of Duke Henry III of Glogau and Sagan.

John V died in 1317. With his death, the Brandenburg-Salzwedel line of the House of Ascania died out.

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