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Encyclopedia > Frederick II, Elector of Brandenburg

Frederick II "the Iron" (sometimes "Irontooth") (1413-1470) of the Hohenzollern dynasty, was margrave of Brandenburg, from 1440 until his abdication in 1470. // Events March 20 - Henry V becomes King of England Project of Annals of Joseon Dynasty began. ... Events May 15 - Charles VIII of Sweden who had served three terms as King of Sweden dies. ... The House of Hohenzollern is a German dynasty of electors, kings, and emperors of Prussia, Germany, and Romania. ... Surrounding but excluding the national capital Berlin, Brandenburg (Sorbian/Lusatian: Brandisborska) is one of Germanys sixteen Bundesländer (federal states). ... For alternative meanings, see number 1440. ...

His brothers included John the Alchemist, and Albert Achilles, both of whom also ruled Brandenburg. Their parents were Frederick I, Brandenburg's first Hohenzollern ruler, and his wife Elizabeth of Bavaria-Landshut. John of Hohenzollern (German: ) (1406 – 16 November 1464 , Baiersdorf) was an Elector of Brandenburg from the House of Hohenzollern. ... Albrecht Achilles Albert III (German Albrecht Achilles), (9 November 1414, Tangermunde–11 March 1486, Frankfurt am Main), Margrave of Brandenburg, given the cognomen Achilles because of his knightly qualities, was the third son of Frederick I of Brandenburg of Hohenzollern, elector of Brandenburg, later Burgrave of Nuremberg. ... Frederick (German: Friedrich) I (1371–1440), Burgrave of Nuremberg as Frederick VI and Margrave of Brandenburg as Frederick I from House of Hohenzollern. ...

Preceded by:
Elector of Brandenburg
Succeeded by:
Albert III, Margrave of Brandenburg

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Frederick III - Columbia Encyclopedia article about Frederick III (1758 words)
Frederick III, 1831–88, emperor of Germany and king of Prussia (Mar.–June, 1888), son and successor of William I. In 1858 he married Victoria Victoria (Victoria Adelaide Mary Louisa), 1840–1901, empress of Germany, daughter of Victoria of England.
Frederick III, king of Prussia: see Frederick III Frederick III, 1831–88, emperor of Germany and king of Prussia (Mar.–June, 1888), son and successor of William I. In 1858 he married Victoria, the princess royal of England, who exerted considerable influence over him.
Frederick III (Frederick the Pious), 1515–76, elector palatine (1559–76).
NodeWorks - Encyclopedia: Frederick II of Prussia (1550 words)
Frederick II of Prussia (Friedrich der Große, Frederick the Great, January 24, 1712 – August 17, 1786) was a Hohenzollern king of Prussia 1740–86.
Frederick was forced to watch the execution (by decapitation) of his friend on November 6, 1730, and was strictly supervised in the following years.
After the Peace of Augsburg and the Peace of Westphalia, the electors of Brandenburg were, as Protestant princes, also the heads of the church in their countries.
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