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  1. Albert Frederick ( German: Albrecht Friedrich; Polish: Albrecht Fryderyk; 7 May 1553 – 27 August 1618) was the Duke of Prussia, from 1568 until his death. He was a son of Albert of Prussia and Anna Marie of Brunswick-Lüneburg. He was the second and last Prussian duke of the Ansbach branch of the Hohenzollern family.

  2. Alberto Federico de Prusia (en alemán, Albrecht Friedrich von Preußen, en polaco, Albrecht Fryderyk Pruski; Königsberg, 29 de abril de 1553 - Fischhausen, 28 de agosto de 1618) fue duque de Prusia desde 1568 hasta su muerte. Fue un hijo del duque Alberto I de Prusia y de Ana María de Brunswick-Luneburgo.

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    Albert of Prussia was a German prince who was the 37th Grand Master of the Teutonic Knights, who after converting to Lutheranism, became the first ruler of the Duchy of Prussia, the secularized state that emerged from the former Monastic State of the Teutonic Knights. Albert was the first European ruler to establish Lutheranism, and thus Protestant...

    Albert was born in Ansbach in Franconia as the third son of Frederick I, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach. His mother was Sophia, daughter of Casimir IV Jagiellon, Grand Duke of Lithuania and King of Poland, and his wife Elisabeth of Austria. He was raised for a career in the Church and spent some time at the court of Hermann IV of Hesse, Elector of...

    Duke Frederick of Saxony, Grand Master of the Teutonic Order, died in December 1510. Albert was chosen as his successor early in 1511 in the hope that his relationship to his maternal uncle, Sigismund I the Old, Grand Duke of Lithuania and King of Poland, would facilitate a settlement of the disputes over eastern Prussia, which had been held by the...

    After some delay Sigismund assented to the offer, with the provision that Prussia should be treated as a Polish fiefdom; and after this arrangement had been confirmed by a treaty concluded at Kraków, Albert pledged a personal oath to Sigismund I and was invested with the duchy for himself and his heirs on 10 February 1525. The Estates of the land t...

    Albert was the first German noble to support Luther's ideas and in 1544 founded the University of Königsberg, the Albertina, as a rival to the Roman Catholic Krakow Academy. It was the second Lutheran university in the German states, after the University of Marburg. A relief of Albert over the Renaissance-era portal of Königsberg Castle's southern ...

    Albert married first, to Dorothea, daughter of King Frederick I of Denmark, in 1526. They had six children

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    Albert Frederick was born in Berlin, a son of Elector Frederick William of Brandenburg and his second wife Sophia Dorothea. His brother Philip William was from 1692 to 1711 Governor of Magdeburg. Albrecht Frederick joined the Prussian army as a volunteer in 1689, at the beginning of the War of the Palatine Succession against France. On 10 May 1692 ...

    On 31 October 1703 Albert Frederick married with Princess Maria Dorothea (1684–1743), daughter of Frederick Casimir Kettler, Duke of Courland. They had the following children: 1. Frederick of Brandenburg-Schwedt (1704–1707) 2. Charles Frederick Albert, Margrave of Brandenburg-Schwedt(1705–1762) 3. Anna Sophie Charlotte of Brandenburg-Schwedt (1706–...

    Kurt von Priesdorff (ed): Soldatisches Führertum, Hanseatische Verl.-Anst., Hamburg, 1937, vol. 1, p. 53 ff

  3. The following pages on the English Wikipedia use this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Albert Frederick, Duke of Prussia List of monarchs of Prussia