William Frederick, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


William Frederick, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach

Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach

Date of Birth: 08-Jan-1686

Place of Birth: Ansbach, Bavaria, Germany

Date of Death: 07-Jan-1723

Profession: ruler

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

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About William Frederick, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach

  • William Frederick, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach (8 January 1686 – 7 January 1723), was Margrave of the Principality of Brandenburg-Ansbach from 1703 until his death in 1723.
  • He was the younger brother of Caroline of Ansbach and thus brother-in-law of George II of Great Britain. William Frederick was born in Ansbach in 1686 to John Frederick, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach, and his second wife, Eleonore Erdmuthe of Saxe-Eisenach.
  • His two surviving half-brothers, Margraves Christian Albert and George Frederick II, both died unmarried and without legitimate issue. He married his first cousin, Christiane Charlotte of Württemberg-Winnental.
  • He died in Unterreichenbach and was succeeded by his son Charles William Frederick, called "The Wild Margrave".

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