Category:Frederick I, Elector of Brandenburg

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Frederick (de: Friedrich; September 21, 1371 – September 20, 1440) was Burgrave of Nuremberg as Frederick VI and Elector of Brandenburg as Frederick I. He was a son of Burgrave Frederick V of Nuremberg and en:Elisabeth of Meissen, and was the first member of the House of Hohenzollern to rule Brandenburg.

Family and childrenEdit

He married en:Elisabeth of Bavaria-Landshut (1383–13 November 1442, Ansbach), daughter of Duke Frederick of Bavaria-Landshut and en:Maddalena Visconti. Their children were:

  1. John "the Alchemist".
  2. Frederick II.
  3. Albrecht Achilles.
  4. Frederick "the Fat" (c. 1424–6 October 1463, Tangermünde).
  5. Elisabeth (1403–31 October 1449, Liegnitz), married:
    1. in Konstanz c. 1420 Duke en:Ludwig II of Liegnitz and Brieg;
    2. c. 1438 Duke en:Wenzel I of Teschen.
  6. Cäcilie (c. 1405–4 January 1449), married in Berlin 30 May 1423 Duke en:Wilhelm I of Braunschweig-Lüneburg.
  7. Margarete (1410–27 July 1465, Landshut), married:
    1. in 1423 to Duke en:Albrecht V of Mecklenburg;
    2. in Ingolstadt 20 July 1441 to en:Louis VIII, Duke of Bavaria;
    3. in 1446 to en:Martin von Waldenfels.
  8. Magdalene (c. 1412 –27 October 1454, Scharnebeck), married in Tangermünde 3 July 1429 to Duke en:Friedrich of Braunschweig-Lüneburg.
  9. Sofie, born and died 1417.
  10. Dorothea (9 February 1420–19 January 1491, Rehna), married 1432 to Duke en:Heinrich IV of Mecklenburg-Schwerin.

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