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Encyclopedia > Frederick II, Margrave 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. ... Aerial view of the castle, Hohenzollern, Germany. ... Surrounding but excluding the national capital Berlin, Brandenburg 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. 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. ...

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Frederick I or Frederick the Warlike, 1370-1428, elector of Saxony (1423-28).
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Caroline of Ansbach, 1683-1737, queen consort of George II of England, daughter of the margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach.
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