John II was born on 2nd August #onthisday in history 1455 A.D. and died 9th January 1499 A.D. Was an Elector of Bradenburg from 1486 A.D. until his death, he was fourth from House of Hohenzollern. After his death he was received from cognomen Cicero, after the roman orator Cicero. John implemented the excise tax on the beer 1488.AD which later sparked in a several disturbances which mains from the Altmark region.

in 1490 A.D. John was able to purchase the former Lusatian the territory around the Zossen which acknowledge by the Bohemian king Vladislaus II.