Frederick I, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach

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Friedrich I of Ansbach and Bayreuth, known as or Friedrich V (8 May 1460-4 April 1536) was born at Ansbach, the eldest son of the Albert III, Margrave of Brandenburg by his second wife Anna, daughter of Frederick II, Elector of Saxony. His elder half-brother was the Elector Johann Cicero of Brandenburg. Friedrich succeeded his father as Margrave of Ansbach in 1486 and his younger brother as Margrave of Bayreuth in 1495.

Family and children

On 14 February 1479 at Frankfurt (Oder) he was married to Sophia of Poland (6 April 1464-5 October 1512), daughter of King Casimir IV of Poland by his wife Elisabeth of Habsburg, and sister of King Sigismund I of Poland. They had seventeen children:


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