John IV, Duke of Bavaria
|Duke of Bavaria-Munich|
|Born||4 October 1437|
|Died||18 November 1463|
|Father||Albert III, Duke of Bavaria|
John IV was a son of Albert III, Duke of Bavaria and ruled as duke of Bavaria-Munich from 1460 in a time of constant unrest of the nobility and strife with the cities. He was known as an avid hunter and died of plague in 1463. He was succeeded by his brothers Sigismund (already co-regent since 1460) and Albert IV. Like his father John IV is buried in Andechs Abbey.
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