Franconian Lands

Burgraves of Nuremberg (1192-1427)

  • Frederick I of Nuremberg (before 1139– 1200), first Burgrave of Nuremberg. Elder son of Count Frederick II of Zollern. Count of Zollern as Frederick III.
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Burgrave of Nuremberg


Margraves of Brandenburg-Ansbach (1398-1791)
 

  • Frederick ( 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.
  • George Frederick the Elder ( 1539 - 1603), Margrave of Ansbach and Bayreuth, as well as Regent of Prussia.

He was the last of the older Franconia line of the House of Hohenzollern.

  • Joachim Ernst (1583-1625), Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach from 1603.
  • Karl Wilhelm Friedrich, (1712 – 1757), Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach, Sovereign of the Ordre de la Sincerité, renamed the order as the Order of the Red Eagle.
  • Christian Frederick Charles Alexander ( 1736– 1806) was the last Margrave Brandenburg-Ansbach and Bayreuth. On 1791, Charles Alexander sold his Margravate to Prussia.

Line extinct.

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Frederick (1371 – 1440)

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George Frederick the Elder (1539 - 1603)

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Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach from 1603

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Christian Frederick Charles Alexander ( 1736–1806)



Margraves of Brandenburg-Kulmbach (1398-1604),
later Brandenburg-Bayreuth (1604-1791)

  • John III of Nuremberg (c.1369– 1420), Margrave of Brandenburg-Kulmbach from 1398.
  • George Frederick the Elder ( 1539 - 1603), of Ansbach and Bayreuth, as well as Regent of Prussia.

He was the last of the older Franconia line of the House of Hohenzollern.

  • Christian, ( 1581– 1655),Margrave of Brandenburg-Bayreuth from 1603.
  • Georg Wilhelm, (1678–1726), Margrave of Brandenburg-Bayreuth, Sovereign of the Ordre de la Sincerité, from 1705; and from 1712 to 1726. Karl Wilhelm Friedrich, (1712 – 1757), Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach, renamed the order as the Order of the Red Eagle.
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Margrave of Brandenburg-Kulmbach

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Christian, (1581–1655)

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Georg Wilhelm, (1678–1726)