Thereafter Ansbach was held by cadet branches of the House of Hohenzollern, and its rulers were commonly called Margraves of Brandenburg-Ansbach. On 2 December 1791, the reigning Prince and Margrave of Ansbach, Charles Alexander , who had also succeeded to Bayreuth, sold the sovereignty of his principalities to King Frederick William II of Prussia .
George III of the United Kingdom: Father: Frederick, Prince of Wales: Paternal Grandfather: George II of Great Britain: Paternal Great-grandfather: George I of Great Britain: Paternal Great-grandmother: Sophia Dorothea of Celle: Paternal Grandmother: Caroline of Ansbach: Paternal Great-grandfather: John Frederick, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach
Biography Marriage and children. On 10 November 1734 in Potsdam, Sophia Dorothea married her Hohenzollern kinsman Frederick William, Margrave of Brandenburg-Schwedt, son of Philip William, Margrave of Brandenburg-Schwedt, and Princess Johanna Charlotte of Anhalt-Dessau, daughter of John George II, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau.
Frederick, Prince of Wales, son of George II, and Caroline of Ansbach, daughter of Johann Friedrich, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach. King George II, son of George I and Sophia of Celle, daughter of George William, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg. King George I, son of Sophia of Hanover and Ernest Augustus, Elector of Brunswick-Lüneburg.
George II was born in Hanover the son of George I and Sophia of Celle. He married Caroline of Brandenburg-Ansbach in 1705 an attractive and intelligent woman, and they had 9 children. In 1708 he took part in the Battle of Oudenarde in Belgium against the French. His father became King George I of England in 1714 and he became Prince of Wales.
Frederick Charles, Duke of Württemberg-Winnental (father of 160) 321. Eleonore Juliane of Brandenburg-Ansbach (mother of 160) 322. Anselm Franz, 2nd Prince of Thurn and Taxis (father of 161) 323. Maria Ludovika Anna Franziska, Princess of Lobkowicz (mother of 161) 324. Philip William, Margrave of Brandenburg-Schwedt (father of 162) 325.