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John I, Count of Luxemburg
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John I, Count of Luxemburg

John the Blind of Luxemburg (August 10, 1296 - August 26, 1346) was King of Bohemia and Count of Luxemburg. He was the eldest son of the Holy Roman Emperor Henry VII of Luxemburg and his wife Margaret of Brabant.

In 1310 John married Elizabeth of Bohemia and thereby became king of Bohemia. He retained his crown even after her death in 1330. He then married Beatrix, daughter of Louis I, Duke of Bourbon.

He was killed fighting alongside the French against the English at the Battle of Crecy, and was succeeded as king of Bohemia by his eldest son Charles I (later Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor).

His children by Elizabeth of Bohemia were:

By Beatrix of Bourbon he had one son:

Preceded by:
Henry of Carinthia
List of Czech rulers Succeeded by:
Charles I