Brandenburg

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Margrave of Brandenburg

Margraves and Electors of Brandenburg (1417-1806)

 

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Frederick (1371 – 1440)

  • Frederick I and VI (1371 – 1440) Burgrave of Nuremberg as Frederick VI and Elector of Brandenburg as Frederick I. Son of Burgrave Frederick V of Nuremberg , and was the first member of the House of Hohenzollern to rule the Margraviate of Brandenburg
  • Frederick II (1413 – 1471) Elector of Brandenburg.
  • Albert III (1414 – 1486) known as Albert Achilles, Elector of Brandenburg.
  • John II Cicero (1455 – 1499) Elector of Brandenburg.
  • Joachim I Nestor (1484 – 1535) Elector of Brandenburg.
  • Joachim II Hector (1505 – 1571) Elector of Brandenburg
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John George (1525–1598)

  • John George (1525 – 1598) Elector of Brandenburg.
  • Joachim III Frederick (1546 – 1608) Elector of Brandenburg.
  • John Sigismund (1572 – 1619) Elector of Brandenburg, Duke of Cleves,Count of Mark,Count of Ravensburg from 1614 and Duke of Prussia from 1618.
  • George William (1595 – 1640) Elector of Brandenburg, Duke of Cleves,Count of Mark,Count of Ravensburg and Duke of Prussia

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The Great Elector

  • Frederick William (1620 – 1688) known as "the Great Elector", Elector of Brandenburg, Duke of Cleves,Count of Mark,Count of Ravensburg and Duke of Prussia KG.

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King in Prussia

  • Frederick III and I (1657 – 1713) Elector of Brandenburg, Duke of Cleves,Count of Mark,Count of Ravensburg and Duke of Prussia. First King in Prussia from 1701. Prince of Neuchâtel from 1707 and Prince of Orange (although disputed) from 1702. Founder of The Order of the Black Eagle in 1701.

See Prussia

 

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Albert of Hohenzollern (1490 – 1545)

  • Albert von Hohenzollern (1490–1545) Cardinal from 1515, Elector and Archbishop of Mainz from 1514, and Archbishop of Magdeburg from 1513. Son of John II Cicero.
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Archbishops of Magdeburg

  • Frederick von Hohenzollern (1530-1552) Archbishop of Magdeburg, son of Joachim II.
  • Sigismund von Hohenzollern (1538-1566) Archbishop of Magdeburg, son of Joachim II.

Margrave of Brandenburg-Küstrin (1535-1571)

  •  John (1513 – 1571) Margrave of Brandenburg-Küstrin, son of Joachim I Nestor (1484 – 1535) Elector of Brandenburg.



Margraves of Brandenburg-Schwedt (1688-1788)


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Margrave of Brandenburg-Schwedt

  • Philip William (1669 – 1711) Margrave of Brandenburg-Schwedt and Prince in Prussia. Eldest son of the Great Elector and his second wife, Princess Sophia Dorothea of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg.
  • Frederick William (1700–1771) Margrave of Brandenburg-Schwedt and Prince in Prussia.
  • Frederick Henry (1709–1788) Margrave of Brandenburg-Schwedt and Prince in Prussia.