Friedrich Wilhelm I von Brandenburg

Brief Life History of Friedrich Wilhelm I

When Friedrich Wilhelm I von Brandenburg was born on 16 February 1620, in Berlin, Brandenburg, Prussia, his father, Kurfürst Georg Wilhelm von Brandenburg, was 24 and his mother, Elizabeth Charlotte von der Pfalz-Simmern Wittelsbach, was 22. He married Louise Henriette Prinzessin von Oranien-Nassau on 7 December 1646, in The Hague, South Holland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 29 April 1688, in Potsdam, Brandenburg, Prussia, at the age of 68, and was buried in Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany.

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Friedrich Wilhelm I von Brandenburg
Prinzessin Dorothea von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg
Marriage: 13 June 1668
Philpp Wilhelm von Hohenzollern Markgraf von Brandenburg-Schwedt
Maria Amalia von Hohenzollern Prinzessin von Brandenburg
Albrecht Friedrich von Hohenzollern Markgraf von Brandenburg-Schwedt
Markgräfin Elisabeth Sophie von Brandenburg
Dorothea von Hohenzollern
King Ludwig Christian von Hohenzollern Markgraf von Brandenburg
Charles Louis Brandenburg

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Friedrich Wilhelm I von Brandenberg - Published information: birth-name: Friedrich Wilhelm I von Brandenberg
  • Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971
  • Friedrich Wilhelm of Brandenburg, "Find A Grave Index"

Name Meaning

Altered form of Welsh Vaughan .

Chinese: variant of Wong .

Cambodian: written វ៉ុន, unexplained.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Wikipedia source,_Elector_of_Brandenburg Frederick William (German: Friedrich Wilhelm) (16 February 1620 – 29 April 1688) was Elector of Brandenburg and Duke of Prussia …

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