Barnim IV, Duke of Pomerania

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Barnim IV of Pomerania
Died22 August 1365
Noble familyHouse of Griffins
Spouse(s)Sophie of Werle
FatherWartislaw IV, Duke of Pomerania
MotherElisabeth of Lindow-Ruppin

Barnim IV of Pomerania (1325 – 22 August 1365) was a Duke of Pomerania-Wolgast-Rügen.


He was the second son of Duke Wartislaw IV of Pomerania-Wolgast and the brother of Bogislaw V and Wartislaw V.

He married Sophie of Werle (1329–1364), the daughter of John II of Werle. They had two sons, Wartislaw VI and Bogislaw VI, and a daughter, Elisabeth, who married Duke Magnus I of Mecklenburg.

He inherited Pomerania-Wolgast-Rügen when his father died in 1326. He was one year old at the time. He shared a guardian with his brother Bogislaw V, Duke of Pomerania-Wolgast-Rügen.

Emperor Charles IV granted Barnim IV Imperial immediacy in 1348.


Barnim IV, Duke of Pomerania
Born: 1325 Died: 22 August 1365
Preceded by
Wartislaw IV
Duke of Pomerania-Wolgast
Succeeded by
Wartislaw VI

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