John George II, Duke of Saxe-Eisenach
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|John George II|
|Duke of Saxe-Eisenach|
|Predecessor||John George I|
|Successor||John William III|
|Born||24 July 1665|
|Died||10 November 1698 (aged 33)|
|Spouse||Sophie Charlotte of Württemberg|
|House||House of Wettin|
|Father||Johann Georg I, Duke of Saxe-Eisenach|
|Mother||Johannetta of Sayn-Wittgenstein|
The death of his older brother, Frederick August—who was killed in battle in 1684—make him the new heir of the duchy of Saxe-Eisenach. Two years later (1686), Johann Georg succeeded his father when he died.
When his cousin, the young Duke Johann Wilhelm of Saxe-Jena died (1690) Johann Georg inherited a part of his duchy, because he was compelled to make a divisionary treaty with the Duke Wilhelm Ernst of Saxe-Weimar, his other cousin and brother-in-law of the late duke.
Johann Georg died suddenly of smallpox, and was succeeded by his brother, Johann Wilhelm.
Johann Georg I
| Duke of Saxe-Eisenach
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