BiographyJohann III. zu Wied was born circa 1475 to Friedrich IV. zu Wied (1425-1487) and Agnes von Virneburg (1425-1478) and died 18 May 1533 in Wied of unspecified causes. He married Elisabeth von Nassau-Dillenburg (1488-1559) March 1506 . Notable ancestors include Charlemagne (747-814), Alfred the Great (849-899), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Rurik (c832-879), William I of England (1027-1087). Ancestors are from France, Germany, Belgium, the United Kingdom, Russia, Ukraine, the Netherlands, the Byzantine Empire, Italy.