Johann without fear
Johann grew up in Flanders and spoke the flämische language. It is described as small of shape and of clumsy, mürrischem nature, in addition, as courageous and courageous as well as seriously, mindful SAM and carefully. To lifetimes of his father it led the title count von Nevers. It led the French army starting from 1391 into the crusade against the Turks, into which it the king victory mouth from Hungary to the assistance came, and turned out in the battle of Nikopolis to 25. September 1396 into the Turkish shank of the Turk Lamorabahy. By payment of a ransom at a value of 200.000 Dukaten it could be redeemed.
After the death of his father, the duke Philipps of the bold one, he followed this 1404 as a duke of Burgund. Like already its father took over he the regency for the spirit-disturbed French king Karl VI., thereby however in opposition to his cousin, Ludwig von Orléans , the brother of the king, who was coined/shaped by prodigality, turned out for the duke. After this had provoked it to on the extreme, he let him murder 1407 in Paris and got thereby the line of French affairs of state as well as the education of the Dauphin into his hand. The contract of Chârtres 1409 led to a provisional reconciliation with the family of the Orléans.
However the fight was inflamed already again 1410 and developed to a general controversy whether in France Frenchmen or Burgunder held power in hands.
The French party was taken over in the meantime by the Armagnacs under guidance of Bernhard von Armagnac. After these had struck down the Cabochiens (trade guilds ) in Paris, supported by the Burgundern , 1413, Johann stepped 1415 with Heinrich V. from England in connection and 1418 seized again the capital. After it of the Dauphin Karl VII. to a conversation on the Yonnebrücke with Montereau lured, became he was to 10 here. September 1419 of its companions Tanneguy Duchâtel of behind jerk murders.
Its successor as a duke of Burgund became its oldest son Philipp.
(1363-1433) married descendant Johann without fear, daughter of the Wittelsbachers Albrecht I., Duke of Bavaria Straubing.
- Philipp that property (1395-1467)
- Margarete († 1441) - son of Karl marries VI. with Ludwig (1396-1415 ). (France)
- Anna (1404-1432) - marries duke of Bedford Agnes (1407-1476
- ) with Johann, - marries with Karl I., Duke of Bourbon
Johann is to have been also called “Gambrivius”. It is to have been the historical model for the figure of the Schutzheiligen of the beer , Gambrinus, and have invented gehopfte Malzbier.
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|NAME||without fear, Johann|
|ALTERNATIVE NAME||Jean Sanspeur|
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||duke of Burgund|
|DATE OF BIRTH||28. May 1371|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Dijon|
|DYING DATE||10. September 1419|
|DYING PLACE||Montereau faut Yonne|