Frederick ( Middle High German: Friderich , Standard German: Friedrich; 21 September 1371 – 20 September 1440) was the last Burgrave of Nuremberg from 1397 to 1427 (as Frederick VI ), Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach from 1398, Margrave of Brandenburg-Kulmbach from 1420, and Elector of Brandenburg (as Frederick I) from 1415 until his death.
25/03/2015 · Frederick I was the third son of Frederick William, the Great Elector of Brandenburg-Prussia. Frederick became Elector of Brandenburg on the death of his father in 1688 and king of Prussia from 1701 to his death in 1713. Unlike Frederick William, Frederick preferred to leave the day-to-day running of his government to his chief ministers.
Frederick of Brandenburg may refer to: Frederick I, Elector of Brandenburg (1371–1440) Frederick II, Elector of Brandenburg (1413–1471), son of previous Frederick I, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach (1460-1536) Frederick of Brandenburg (1530–1552), Prince-Archbishop of Magdeburg Frederick IX, Margrave of Brandenburg (1588-1611)
Frederick William was Elector of Brandenburg and Duke of Prussia, thus ruler of Brandenburg-Prussia, from 1640 until his death in 1688. A member of the House of Hohenzollern, he is popularly known as "the Great Elector" because of his military and political achievements. Frederick William was a staunch pillar of the Calvinist faith, associated with the rising commercial class. He saw the importance of trade and promoted it vigorously. His shrewd domestic reforms gave Prussia a ...
FREDERICK I. (c. 1371-1440), elector of Brandenburg, founder of the greatness of the House of Hohenzollern, was a son of Frederick V., burgrave of Nuremberg, and first came into prominence by saving the life of Sigismund, king of Hungary, at the battle of Nicopolis in 1396.
frederick william, byname the great elector, german der grosse kurfürst, (born feb. 16, 1620, cölln, near berlin—died may 9, 1688, potsdam, near berlin), elector of brandenburg (1640–88), who restored the hohenzollern dominions after the devastations of the thirty years’ war—centralizing the political administration, reorganizing the state …
Frederick I of Ansbach and Bayreuth was born at Ansbach as the eldest son of Albert III, Margrave of Brandenburg by his second wife Anna, daughter of Frederick II, Elector of Saxony. His elder half-brother was the Elector John Cicero of Brandenburg. Friedrich succeeded his father as Margrave of Ansbach in 1486 and his younger brother Siegmund as Margrave of Bayreuth in 1495.