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Encyclopedia > Frederick I, Margrave of Brandenburg

Frederick (German: Friedrich) I (13711440), Burgrave of Nuremberg as Frederick VI and Margrave of Brandenburg as Frederick I from House of Hohenzollern. He was a son of Burgrave Frederick V of Nuremberg and Elisabeth of Meißen. Events End of the reign of Emperor Go-Kogon of Japan, fourth of the Northern Ashikaga Pretenders Start of the reign of Emperor Go-Enyu of Japan, fifth and last of the Northern Ashikaga Pretenders Charterhouse Carthusian Monastery founded in Aldersgate, London. ... For alternative meanings, see number 1440. ... Historically the Margrave of Brandenburg was one of the most powerful titles in the Holy Roman Empire in being one of the 4 temporal electors and so being one of only 7 lords in the empire with a say in who became the next emperor. ... Aerial view of the castle, Hohenzollern, Germany. ... Frederick V of Nuremberg (before 3 March 1333–21 January 1398), Burgrave of Nuremberg from House of Hohenzollern. ...


Life

Friedrich stepped early in Austrian services and fought at the side Hungarian King (and later Holy Roman Emperor) Sigismund. After the return he divided with his brother Johann the inheritance: this received Bayreuth, Friedrich kept Ansbach. At first he tried to mediate in the imperial confusion between king Wenceslaus and party Ruprechts of the Palatinate, fought in September 1399, nevertheless, on the side of Ruprecht. Sigismund (February 14/15, 1368 - December 9, 1437) was Holy Roman Emperor from 1433 to 1437. ... Bayreuth is a town in northern Bavaria, Germany, on the Red Main river in a valley between the Frankish Alb and the Fichtelgebirge. ... See Ansbach, Austria for the Austrian town of the same name. ... Wenceslaus (German: Wenzel, Czech: Václav IV; sometimes known as the Drunkard) (February 26, 1361 – August 16, 1419), of the house of Luxembourg, was king of Bohemia from 1378 to his death; until 1400, he also headed the Holy Roman Empire (as King of the Romans), and he continued to... Rupert of the house of Wittelsbach (1352 - 1410) succeeded his father Rupert II as Rupert III, Count Palatine of the Rhine (see Palatinate) and one of the foremost rulers in western Germany in 1398. ... Events September 30 - Accession of Henry IV of England October 13 - Coronation of Henry IV of England November 1 - Accession of John VI, Duke of Brittany Births William Canynge, English merchant (approximate date; died 1474) Zara Yaqob, Emperor of Ethiopia (died 1468) Deaths January 4 - Nicolas Eymeric, Spanish theologian and...


However, he picked up his ruling in Ansbach 1409 after heavy feuds and stepped in the services of the king Sigismund. As a representative of the Brandenburg he took part 20 September 1410 at the elections of emperor in Frankfurt am Main and helped Sigismund to become a Roman emperor. In gratitude, King Sigismund make him to Obersten Hauptmann and Verwalter der Marken (1411). With iron hand Friedrich fought against the rebellious nobility of the Margraviate of Brandenburg (in particular, of Quitzows family) and could restore, in the end, the security. September 20 is the 263rd day of the year (264th in leap years). ... Events July 15 – Lithuanian forces under the cousins Władysław Jagiełło of Poland and Witowt of Lithuania decisively defeat the forces of the Teutonic Knights, whose power is broken Jan Hus is excommunicated by the Archbishop of Prague. ... Frankfurt am Main [ˈfraŋkfʊrt] is the largest city in the German state of Hessen and the fifth largest city of Germany. ... Events Births September 21 - Richard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of York (died 1460) Juan de Mena, Spanish poet (died 1456) Deaths June 3 - Leopold IV, Regent of Tyrol and Further Austria (born 1371) November 4 - Khalil Sultan, Timurid ruler in Transoxiana (born 1384) Hasdai Crescas, Jewish philosopher and halakhist (born c. ...


On the Council of Constance 30 April 1415 king Sigismund make him margrave and elector of Brandenburg. 21 October 1415 the Brandenburg states on a Landtag honored him to Berlin. The king carried out the formal Belehnung from margraviate 18 April 1417. Friedrich did not agree with the forcible action Sigismunds against the Hussites, the relation of both cooled off. But also the constant feuds and disorders in Brandenburg added Friedrich, so that he withdrew withdrew 1425 on his castle Cadolz and transferred the regency in margraviate to his son Johann (Friedrich, however, remained elector). Since 1427 he organized the imperial war against the Hussites and helped on the occasion of the Council of Basel substantially in the mediation by the Prager Kompaktaten (30 November 1433). The Council of Constance was an ecumenical council of the Catholic Church, called by the Emperor Sigismund, a supporter of Antipope John XXIII, the pope recently elected at Pisa. ... April 30 is the 120th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (121st in leap years), with 245 days remaining, as the last day in April. ... Events Friedrich I Hohenzollern (b. ... Surrounding but excluding the national capital Berlin, Brandenburg is one of Germanys sixteen Bundesländer (federal states). ... October 21 is the 294th day of the year (295th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 71 days remaining. ... Events Friedrich I Hohenzollern (b. ... April 18 is the 108th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (109th in leap years). ... Events Antipope Benedict XIII is deposed, and Pope Martin V is elected. ... The Hussites comprised an early Protestant Christian movement, followers of Jan Hus. ... Events Lincoln College, a constituent college of the University of Oxford, is founded. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... November 30 is the 334th day (335th on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 31 days remaining, as the final day of November. ... Events Births June 23 - Francis II, Duke of Brittany Kettil Karlsson Vasa, later Regent of Sweden. ...


Family and children

He married Elisabeth of Bavaria-Landshut, daughter of Duke Frederick of Bavaria-Landshut and Maddalena Visconti. They children were:

  1. Johann "der Alchemist"
  2. Frederick II, Margrave of Brandenburg.
  3. Albrecht Achilles.
  4. Friedrich "der Fette" (ca. 14246 October 1463, Tangermünde).
  5. Elisabeth (140331 October 1449, Liegnitz), married:
    1. in Konstanz ca. 1420 Duke Ludwig II of Liegnitz and Brieg;
    2. ca 1438 Duke Wenzel I of Teschen.
  6. Cäcilie (ca. 14054 January 1449), married in Berlin 30 May 1423 Duke Wilhelm I of Braunschweig-Lüneburg.
  7. Margarete (141027 July 1465, Landshut), married:
    1. in 1423 to Duke Albrecht V of Mecklenburg;
    2. in Ingolstadt 20 July 1441 to Duke Ludwig VIII of Bavaria-Ingolstadt;
    3. in 1446 to Martin von Waldenfels.
  8. Magdalene (ca. 141227 October 1454, Scharnebeck), married in Tangermünde 3 July 1429 to Duke Friedrich of Braunschweig-Lüneburg.
  9. Sofie, born and died 1417.
  10. Dorothea (9 February 142019 January 1491, Rehna), married 1432 to Duke Heinrich IV of Mecklenburg-Schwerin.

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Sources

  • Mast, Peter: Die Hohenzollern - Von Friedrich III. bis Wilhelm II., Graz, Wien, Köln 1994.
Preceded by:
Sigismund
Elector of Brandenburg
1415–14440
Succeeded by:
Frederick II
Preceded by:
New creation
Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach
1398–1440
Succeeded by:
Albrecht Achilles
Preceded by:
John III
Margrave of Brandenburg-Kulmbach
1420–1440
Succeeded by:
Johann IV "the Alchemist"
Preceded by:
Frederick V
Burgrave of Nuremberg
1397–1427
Succeeded by:
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