Gerhard V of Jülich (before 1250 – 29 July 1328), Count of Jülich (1297–1328), was the youngest son of William IV, Count of Jülich and Richardis of Guelders, daughter of Gerard III, Count of Guelders.
Gerhard succeeded his brother Walram as Count of Jülich in 1297. He supported King Adolf in the Battle of Göllheim in 1298, but when Adolf was killed by King Albert I, Gerhard submitted to Albert and was allowed to keep his imperial fief. He helped Albert against the Rhenish electors in 1300, which confirmed his interests with respect to Cologne. Gerhard also won the river duties of Kaiserswerth, Mönchen-Gladbach, Kessel-Grevenbroich, Rheydt, Münstereifel/Bergheim and Müllenark, among others. In 1313, Gerhard supported Ludwig IV in the succession war for the throne of Germany and allowed Ludwig's coronation in Aachen against the will of the Archbishop of Cologne.
Gerhard married before 13 December 1299 Elisabeth of Brabant-Aarschot (c. 1280 – 1350/55), daughter of Godfrey of Brabant and Jeanne, dame de Vierzon. Elisabeth's sister Marie had married Gerhard's brother Walram. Gerhard and Elisabeth has the following children:
|8. Eberhard II of Hengenbach (?–1218)|
|4. William III of Jülich (c. 1172–1218)|
|9. Jutta, heiress of Jülich (?–1190)|
|2. William IV, Count of Jülich (c. 1210–1278)|
|10. Waleran III, Duke of Limburg (c. 1165 – 1226)|
|5. Matilda of Limburg (c. 1192 – after 1234)|
|11. Cunigunda of Lorraine (c. 1170–1214)|
|1. Gerhard V of Jülich|
|12. Otto I of Guelders (1150–1207)|
|6. Gerard III, Count of Guelders (1185–1229)|
|13. Richardis of Bavaria (c. 1173–1231)|
|3. Richardis of Guelders (c. 1215–1293/98)|
|14. Henry I, Duke of Brabant (1165–1235)|
|7. Margaret of Brabant (c. 1185 – 1231)|
|15. Mathilde of Flanders (1170–1210)|
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