Portrait by Michiel Jansz. van Mierevelt, c. 1630
Elizabeth Charlotte of the Palatinate (1597–1660) by their court painter Mathias Czwiczek
Frederick's coat of arms
Map showing the Electoral Palatinate in the Holy Roman Empire. As son and heir of Frederick IV, Elector Palatine (1574–1610), Frederick was the hereditary ruler of the Palatinate.
Portrait of Frederick by Michiel Jansz. van Mierevelt, 1613.
Elizabeth Stuart (1596–1662), 1613.
Heidelberg Castle and the Hortus Palatinus commissioned by Frederick, and designed by English architect Inigo Jones (1573–1652) and French engineer Salomon de Caus (1576–1626), painting by Jacques Fouquier.
Frederick in Roman garb.
Frederick's chancellor Christian I, Prince of Anhalt-Bernburg (1568–1630).
Ferdinand II, Holy Roman Emperor (1578–1637), who was elected King of Bohemia in 1617 and who would later claim that Frederick had usurped his rightful claim to the throne of Bohemia.
Frederick
Coronation of Frederick V in St. Vitus Cathedral, 4 November 1619.
Bohemia 1620, retrospective coronation medal of King Frederic Elector Palatine of the Rhine. Obverse
The reverse of this medallion: 5 hands holding the Bohemian royal crown over the Palatinate Lion lying with a scepter in his right paw, and his left paw lying on the orb
This 1619 Imperial pamphlet, containing a chronogram, was the first to dub Frederick "The Winter King".
Frederick V on horseback with Prague in the background.
Depiction of the Battle of White Mountain by Peter Snayers (1592–1667), 1620.
1620 pamphlet mocking Frederick's flight from Prague.
Ernst von Mansfeld (1580–1626), soldier who held on to Frederick's Palatine inheritance until 1622.
Heidelberg is taken by the forces of Johann Tserclaes, Count of Tilly (1559–1632) on 19 September 1622.
1623 edict by Ferdinand II, Holy Roman Emperor (1578–1637) awarding Frederick's lands and titles to Maximilian I, Elector of Bavaria (1573–1651).
The winter palace constructed for Frederick V at Rhenen between 1629 and 1631.

Her brother Frederick became famous as the Elector-Palatine and "Winter King" of Bohemia.

- Elizabeth Charlotte of the Palatinate, Electress of Brandenburg

Two of Frederick V's sisters were married to leading Protestant princes: his sister Luise Juliane to his one-time guardian John II, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken, and his sister Elizabeth Charlotte to George William, Elector of Brandenburg.

- Frederick V of the Palatinate
Portrait by Michiel Jansz. van Mierevelt, c. 1630

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Frederick IV, Elector Palatine

Frederick IV, Elector Palatine

Frederick IV, Elector Palatine of the Rhine (Kurfürst Friedrich IV.

Frederick IV, Elector Palatine of the Rhine (Kurfürst Friedrich IV.

Frederick IV, Elector Palatine

Frederick V, Elector Palatine (Jagdschloß Deinschwang, 16 August 1596 - Mainz, 29 November 1632).

Elisabeth Charlotte of the Palatinate (Neumarkt, 19 November 1597 - Crossen an der Oder, 26 April 1660); married in 1616 to Elector George William of Brandenburg.

Louise Juliana of Orange-Nassau

Countess Louise Juliana of Nassau

Countess consort of the Palatinate by marriage to Frederick IV, Elector Palatine, and took part in the regency government of her son between 1610 and 1614.

Countess consort of the Palatinate by marriage to Frederick IV, Elector Palatine, and took part in the regency government of her son between 1610 and 1614.

Louise Juliana of Orange-Nassau
Louise Juliana during her childhood.

After the death of her husband in 1610, she took part in the regency government in the name of her son Frederick V, known as "the Winter King."

Elisabeth Charlotte of the Palatinate (Neumarkt, 19 November 1597 - Crossen an der Oder, 26 April 1660); married in 1616 to Elector George William of Brandenburg.